Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Court Newtown Township-Newtown Borough 1886 Annexation yes*

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1885–1886 Jan 13, 1886 Jan 19, 1886 Final Decree - Date Recorded

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Newtown, Township of (Bucks)
Reduction
Bucks County
Part
PA
Part
Newtown, Borough of
Expansion
Bucks County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Newtown Township-Newtown Borough 1886 Annexation shape petition (recorded) middle of Jefferson Street at the northwest corner of the present borough limits

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Bucks County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 1885 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of June 11, 1879 (Pa. Laws 150, No. 159), §§ 1–4 indirect
View Act of May 17, 1883 (Pa. Laws 36, No. 27), § 1 indirect

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Bucks County Miscellaneous Book v. 23, p. 257 Jan 19, 1886 direct