Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Topton Borough Ordinance 308 yes


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1959 Jul 7, 1959 Ordinance - Date Filed with Court after Service upon Board of Elections


Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
Longswamp, Township of
Berks County
Topton, Borough of
Berks County

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Topton Borough Ordinance 308 shape ordinance 53.95575 point on the center line of Pennsylvania Legislative Route No. 06119 in the middle of Weis Street extended westward from Callowhill Street on the westerly boundary line of the Borough of Topton


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Berks County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 4207 1959 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
Topton, Borough of Ordinance 308: Annexing to the Borough of Topton, a section of Longswamp Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, immediately adjacent thereto, and being herein more fully bounded and described Jul 6, 1959 Jul 6, 1959


Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1960.Cns.Rep. Footnote 6 40-31
View Pa.Dep't.Educ.Ax.F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) Longswamp Township School District (Berks County), 1952-1961 (1 folder)