Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Court Hanover Township-Catasauqua Borough 1895 Annexation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1895 Jul 2, 1895 Aug 29, 1895 Final Decree - Date Recorded

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Hanover, Township of (Lehigh)
Reduction
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part
Catasauqua, Borough of
Expansion
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Hanover Township-Catasauqua Borough 1895 Annexation shape decree (recorded) point in the center of the Catasauqua Creek said point also being on the present boundary line of the Borough of Catasauqua

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Sessions Jun 1895 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of June 11, 1879 (Pa. Laws 150, No. 159), §§ 1–4 indirect
View Act of May 17, 1883 (Pa. Laws 36, No. 27), § 1 indirect
View Act of June 1, 1887 (Pa. Laws 285, No. 170), §§ 1–5 indirect

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Lehigh County Miscellaneous Book v. 30, p. 212 Jul 8, 1895 direct
Lehigh County Charter Book v. 4, p. 469 Sec'y.St. 95360:1792–1798 Aug 29, 1895 direct