Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New Borough Court Fountain Hill Borough 1893 Creation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1893 Nov 27, 1893 Nov 27, 1893 Decree of Incorporation - Date Granted

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Salisbury, Township of (Lehigh)
Reduction
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part
Fountain Hill, Borough of
Creation
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Fountain Hill, Borough of Borough (Title 8)

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Fountain Hill Borough 1893 Creation shape decree (recorded) point in the south line of the Borough of West Bethlehem where the line separating Lehigh and Northampton Counties intersects it

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Sessions Jun 1893 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of April 1, 1834 (1833-1834 Pa. Laws 163, No. 98), §§ 1–3 indirect
View Act of April 3, 1851 (Pa. Laws 320, No. 218), §§ 21–26 indirect
View Act of April 3, 1851 (Pa. Laws 320, No. 218), §§ 28–29 indirect
View Act of April 1, 1863 (Pa. Laws 200, No. 211), § 1 indirect
View Act of June 2, 1871 (Pa. Laws 283, No. 264), § 1 indirect
View Act of June 27, 1883 (Pa. Laws 161, No. 145), § 1 indirect
View Act of May 9, 1889 (Pa. Laws 174, No. 194), § 1 indirect

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Lehigh County Charter Book v. 4, p. 363 Sec'y.St. 95360:1684–1689 May 26, 1894 direct

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1900 Cns. Rep. Footnote 17 341
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 84
View Pre-1950 Cns. St. Hist. Lists of Incorporated Places with Dates of Incorporation. 8 Apr 1, 1935 Apr 1, 1940