Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Court Warwick Township-Ephrata Township 1848 Annexation yes*

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1847–1848

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Warwick, Township of (Lancaster)
Reduction
Lancaster County
Part
PA
Part
Ephrata, Township of
Expansion
Lancaster County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Warwick Township-Ephrata Township 1848 Annexation shape report of commissioners (docket) 821 post in the middle of the stream or channel of Hammer creek, on the lands of Joseph Kline, near a corner between said Warwick township and Elizabeth township
View Warwick Township-Ephrata Township 1848 Annexation: Decree shape decree (docket) 4.75 "so much of the Report as proposes to include 4 3/4 acres including the residence of Jacob Eby,' within the limits of Warwick township, be set aside, and that the residue of the Report, adopting Hammer creek as the line between the townships of Ephrata and Warwick, be confirmed"

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Road Minutes Apr 1848 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of April 15, 1834 (1833-1834 Pa. Laws 537, No. 247), §§ 13–14 indirect