Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Mechanicsburg Borough Ordinance 555 yes


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1954 Jul 27, 1954 Final Decree - Date Granted


Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
Upper Allen, Township of
Cumberland County
Mechanicsburg, Borough of (Cumberland)
Cumberland County

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Mechanicsburg Borough Ordinance 555 shape ordinance point on the old borough line in the center of East Simpson Street


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Road Sep 1954 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
Mechanicsburg, Borough of (Cumberland) Ordinance 555: Annexing to the Borough of Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania a tract of land situated in Upper Allen Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and eastward of said borough, on petition of a majority in number of all of the freeholders of the territory to be annexed May 19, 1954 May 26, 1954 p. 487


Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1950-1960.Cns.Minor.Civ.Div.Corr. Pressley, Samuel H. (Manager) Apr 29, 1955
View 1960.Cns.Rep. Footnote 19 40-32
View Pa.Dep't.Educ.Ax.F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) Upper Allen Township School District (Cumberland County), 1954-1957 (1 folder)