Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Shippensburg Borough Ordinance 251 yes*


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1953 May 19, 1953 Ordinance - Day after Election after Date Filed with Court


Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
Southampton, Township of (Franklin)
Franklin County
Shippensburg, Borough of
Franklin County

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Shippensburg Borough Ordinance 251 shape ordinance 17.84 point in the center of the Rowe Road, also known as T. R. 663, where it intersects the center of the Shippensburg Chambersburg Road, now known as U. S. Route 11


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Road May 1953 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
Shippensburg, Borough of Ordinance 251: Annexing certain land adjacent to the Borough of Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, situate in the Township of Southampton, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, upon petition of a majority of the freeholders of the territory to be annexed Mar 10, 1953 Mar 10, 1953 p. 597–598


Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1960.Cns.Rep. Footnote 25 40-32
View Pa.Dep't.Educ.Ax.F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) Southampton Township School District (Franklin County), 1949-1955 (1 folder)