Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Topton Borough Ordinance 309 yes


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1959–1960 Jan 18, 1960 Final Decree - Date Granted


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 309 shape ordinance 24.6125 corner marked by a brass plug in the concrete state highway leading from Topton to Mertztown in the center line of the terminus of Weis Street as shown on the topographical survey of the Borough of Topton, said corner being the southwestern corner of the herein described property


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Berks County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 4394 1959 direct


Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of July 20, 1953 (Pa. Laws 550, No. 145), §§ 1–9 indirect
View Act of May 4, 1927 (Pa. Laws 519, No. 336), §§ 425–427 reference
View Act of May 18, 1933 (Pa. Laws 818, No. 136), § 1 [425] reference
View Act of July 2, 1937 (Pa. Laws 2803, No. 588), §§ 10 [3rd] [425]–10 [3rd] [427] reference
View Act of July 10, 1947 (Pa. Laws 1621, No. 568), §§ 5 [425]–5 [427] reference
View Act of July 19, 1951 (Pa. Laws 1026, No. 217), §§ 1 [425]–1 [427] reference

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Topton, Borough of Ordinance 309: 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 Dec 14, 1959 Dec 14, 1959


Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1970.Cns.Rep. Footnote 6 40-43
View Pa.Dep't.Educ.Ax.F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) Longswamp Township School District (Berks County), 1952-1961 (1 folder)