Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Watsontown Borough Ordinance 1962-3 yes*


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1962 Jul 30, 1962 Ordinance - Date Filed with Court after Service upon County Commissioners


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 1962-3 shape ordinance (filed with Court) 16.5 pipe on the Eastern right of way line of Pennsylvania State Highway Route # 405 (which right of way is forty (40) feet, more or less, in extent) corner of land now or formerly of Luther Middlesworth et an.


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Sessions 42 May 1962 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, 1962: Annexing to the Borough of Watsontown, the County of Northumberland, and the 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 Jul 12, 1962 Jul 12, 1962


Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1970.Cns.Rep. Footnote 43 40-44