Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Mount Joy Borough 1949 Ordinance yes*


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1949–1950 May 17, 1950 Ordinance - Day after Election after Date Filed with Court


Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
Mount Joy, Township of (Lancaster)
Lancaster County
Mount Joy, Borough of
Lancaster County

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Mount Joy Borough 1949 Ordinance shape ordinance 30.919 cement monument on the north side of the Harrisburg Pike and the west side of Orchard Street, a corner of land of D. K. Snyder, Jr.


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Road Minutes 510.5 Mar 1950 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

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Lancaster County Plat Book v. J6, p. 47 Mar 31, 1950 include

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Mount Joy, Borough of Ordinance: Annexing territory to the Borough of Mount Joy Oct 3, 1949 Oct 3, 1949 May 17, 1950 p. 29–30
Mount Joy, Borough of Resolution: Suspending effective date of annexation ordinance Nov 7, 1949 Nov 7, 1949 p. 30


Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1960.Cns.Rep. Footnote 32 40-32
View Pa.Dep't.Educ.Ax.F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) Mount Joy Township School District (Lancaster County), 1948-1959 (1 folder)