Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New City Municipality York City 1887 Creation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Letters Patent Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1886–1887 Jan 11, 1887 Jan 11, 1887 Letters Patent - Date Granted

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
York, Borough of (defunct)
Old Name
York County
Part
PA
Part
York, City of
New Name
York County
Part
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
York, City of City, 3rd Class (Title 11)

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View York City 1887 Creation shape letters patent (official communications) stone

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of York County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous Oct 1886 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of May 23, 1874 (Pa. Laws 230, No. 152), §§ 14–15 indirect
View Act of May 23, 1874 (Pa. Laws 230, No. 152), §§ 17–18 indirect

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Pennsylvania Official Communication Book v. 14, p. 508 Sec'y.St. 795: (10-0123) Jan 11, 1887 direct

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Pennsylvania, Commonwealth of Letters Patent: [Constituting the Borough of York as a city of the third class by the name, style, and title of the City of York] Jan 11, 1887

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1900 Cns. Rep. Footnote 2 350
View Harrisburg Laws 1906 II. CITIES INCORPORATED UNDER ACT OF 1874. 34
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 138