Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Mount Pocono Borough Ordinance 56 yes*


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined


Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
Paradise, Township of (Monroe)
Monroe County
Mount Pocono, Borough of
Monroe County

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Mount Pocono Borough Ordinance 56 shape ordinance 186 point at the intersection of the division line between the Borough of Mount Pocono and the Township of Paradie with the center line of the concrete pavement in State Highway Route 615 leading from Mount Pocono to Paradise Valley from which the northeasterly corner of the Borough of Mount Pocono bears (Bearings from Magnetic Meridian of 1926) North twenty two degrees fifty minutes East distant 2919 feet


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Monroe County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous Dec 1952 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
Mount Pocono, Borough of Ordinance 56: Annexing to the Borough of Mount Pocono, a section of Paradise Township, Pennsylvania to the east of said Borough herein described Oct 6, 1952 Oct 6, 1952 Dec 20, 1952 p. 94


Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1950-1960.Cns.Minor.Civ.Div.Corr. Sabbs, D. J. (Secretary) Aug 26, 1958
View 1960.Cns.Rep. Footnote 40 40-32
View Pa.Dep't.Educ.Ax.F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) Paradise Township School District (Monroe County), 1953 (1 folder)
View Pa.Dep't.Educ.Ax.F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) Smithfield Township School District (Monroe County), 1943-1953 (1 folder)