Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New Borough Legislature Mercersburg Borough 1831 Creation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1831 Feb 26, 1831 Act of Legislature - Date Approved

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Montgomery, Township of (Franklin)
Part
Franklin County
Part
PA
Part
Montgomery, Township of (Franklin)
Part
Sub: Mercersburg, Borough of
Creation
Franklin County
Part
PA
Part
Peters, Township of (Franklin)
Part
Franklin County
Part
PA
Part
Peters, Township of (Franklin)
Part
Sub: Mercersburg, Borough of
Creation
Franklin County
Part
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Mercersburg, Borough of Borough (Pre-1851 Special Charter)

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Mercersburg Borough 1831 Creation shape act corner on lands of Robert Smith, Esq.

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of February 26, 1831 (1830-1831 Pa. Laws 87, No. 59), §§ 1–13 direct

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1900 Cns. Rep. Footnote 5 339
View 1910 Cns. Rep. Footnote 3 542
View 1910 Cns. Rep. Footnote 4 542
View Franklin 1887 CHAPTER XX. BOROUGH OF MERCERSBURG. 510
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 64
View Pre-1950 Cns. St. Hist. Lists of Incorporated Places with Dates of Incorporation. 14 Apr 1, 1935 Apr 1, 1940