Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Masontown Borough Ordinance 135 yes


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1956–1957 Jan 2, 1957 Final Decree - Date Granted


Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
German, Township of
Fayette County
Masontown, Borough of
Fayette County

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Masontown Borough Ordinance 135 shape ordinance point at an iron pin on the present Borough line, said point being at the intersection at the Borough line and the North side of Harbison Street


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Fayette County, Pennsylvania Civil 1 Dec 1956 direct


Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of July 20, 1953 (Pa. Laws 550, No. 145), §§ 1–9 indirect
View Act of May 4, 1927 (Pa. Laws 519, No. 336), §§ 425–427 reference
View Act of May 18, 1933 (Pa. Laws 818, No. 136), § 1 [425] reference
View Act of July 2, 1937 (Pa. Laws 2803, No. 588), §§ 10 [3rd] [425]–10 [3rd] [427] reference
View Act of July 10, 1947 (Pa. Laws 1621, No. 568), §§ 5 [425]–5 [427] reference
View Act of July 19, 1951 (Pa. Laws 1026, No. 217), §§ 1 [425]–1 [427] reference

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Masontown, Borough of Ordinance 135: Annexing certain adjacent land in German Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania to the Borough of Masontown upon petition of a majority in number of all the freeholders of the territory to be annexed Oct 8, 1956 Oct 8, 1956


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) German Township School District (Fayette County), 1948-1961 (1 folder)