Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New Borough Legislature Orrstown Borough 1847 Creation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1847 May 1, 1847 Act of Legislature - Listed Effective Date

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Southampton, Township of (Franklin)
Reduction
Franklin County
Part
PA
Part
Orrstown, Borough of
Creation
Franklin County
Part
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

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

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Orrstown Borough 1847 Creation shape act cherry tree, near a spring at the tan yard of John and William Orr

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of March 6, 1847 (Pa. Laws 245, No. 191), §§ 1–13 direct

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1880 Cns. Rep. 312
View 1880 Cns. Rep. 312
View 1900 Cns. Rep. Footnote 6 339
View 1920 Cns. Rep. Footnote 21 593
View Franklin 1887 CHAPTER XXIII. TOWNSHIPS 595
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 64
View Pre-1950 Cns. St. Hist. Lists of Incorporated Places with Dates of Incorporation. 17 Apr 1, 1935 Apr 1, 1940