Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Houston Borough Ordinance 239 yes*


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1953 Jan 31, 1953 Ordinance - Most Recent Date on Initial Filing with Court


Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
North Strabane, Township of
Washington County
Houston, Borough of
Washington County

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Houston Borough Ordinance 239 shape ordinance (PADE, state archives) point in the center of the public road leading from the Borough of Houston to the Hill Church at the Borough line which point is common to property of Domenick and Angelo Falconi


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Washington County, Pennsylvania Sessions 185 Feb 1953 direct


Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of May 4, 1927 (Pa. Laws 519, No. 336), §§ 425–427 indirect
View Act of May 18, 1933 (Pa. Laws 818, No. 136), § 1 [425] indirect
View Act of July 2, 1937 (Pa. Laws 2803, No. 588), §§ 10 [3rd] [425]–10 [3rd] [427] indirect
View Act of July 10, 1947 (Pa. Laws 1621, No. 568), §§ 5 [425]–5 [427] indirect
View Act of July 19, 1951 (Pa. Laws 1026, No. 217), §§ 1 [425]–1 [427] indirect

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Houston, Borough of Ordinance 239: Annexing territory adjacent to the Borough, situate in North Strabane Township, to the Borough of Houston, Washington County, Pennsylvania, upon the petition of a majority of the freeholders of the territory proposed to be annexed Jan 6, 1953 Jan 8, 1953


Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View Pa.Dep't.Educ.Ax.F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) North Strabane Township School District (Washington County), 1953-1964 (1 folder)