Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Legislature West Hempfield Township-Columbia Borough 1866 Annexation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1866 Apr 16, 1866 Act of Legislature - Date Approved

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
West Hempfield, Township of (Lancaster)
Reduction
Lancaster County
Part
PA
Part
Columbia, Borough of
Expansion
Lancaster County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View West Hempfield Township-Columbia Borough 1866 Annexation whole after act post on the outer edge of the towing path of the canal, one hundred and twenty-three perches above the old boundary line, and about three hundred feet below a point opposite the southern mouth of Point Rock tunnel, and directly opposite a prominent ledge of rocks in the hill

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of April 16, 1866 (Pa. Laws 920, No. 903), §§ 1–33 direct