Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Legislature West Hempfield Township-Columbia Borough 1872 Annexation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1872 Mar 27, 1872 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 1872 Annexation shape act point in the northern boundary line, as now established, on the north side of Furnace road, north-east of Third street, and eighteen hundred and forty-five feet from the point at which said line strikes the Susquehanna river

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of March 27, 1872 (Pa. Laws 577, No. 530), § 1 direct

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Lancaster County Plat Book v. J2, p. 19 Aug 22, 1873 include

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View Pre-1940 Cns. Eng'r Corr. Goerke, E. W. (Engineer) Received Oct 8, 1903