Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Watsontown Borough Ordinance 1959-3 yes*


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1959 May 20, 1959 Ordinance - Day after Election after Date Filed with Court


Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
Delaware, Township of (Northumberland)
Northumberland County
Watsontown, Borough of
Northumberland County

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Watsontown Borough Ordinance 1959-3 shape ordinance (filed with Court) pipe on the Eastern right of way line of Pennsylvania State Highway Route No. 405, leading from Watsontown to Dewart (which right of way is forty (40) feet in extent), corner of lands now or formerly of Luther H. Middlesworth


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Sessions 14 Feb 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
Watsontown, Borough of Ordinance 3, 1959: Annexing to the Borough of Watsontown, County of Northumberland, and State of Pennsylvania, land adjacent to said Borough, situated in Delaware Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, and repealing all ordinances or parts of ordinances inconsistent herewith Apr 6, 1959 Apr 6, 1959


Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1950-1960.Cns.Minor.Civ.Div.Corr. Joseph, J. G. (Manager) Aug 4, 1959
View 1960.Cns.Rep. Footnote 43 40-32