Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Emaus, Borough of (defunct) municipality or lower Borough no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Aug 1, 1859 Oct 12, 1859 6 Jun 27, 1938

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Lehigh, County of Parent most recent

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4207723584
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4223584
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215376 Historic View
View other Wikidata Q680643 Historic View

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Salisbury, Township of (Lehigh) Reduction Oct 12, 1859
View Creation Upper Milford, Township of Reduction Oct 12, 1859
View Expansion Salisbury, Township of (Lehigh) Reduction 1903
View Expansion Upper Milford, Township of Reduction 1903
View Expansion Salisbury, Township of (Lehigh) Reduction 1922
View Expansion Upper Milford, Township of Reduction 1922
View Expansion Salisbury, Township of (Lehigh) Reduction 1925
View Expansion Upper Milford, Township of Reduction 1925
View Expansion Upper Milford, Township of Reduction 1926
View Expansion Upper Milford, Township of Reduction 1925–1927
View Expansion Upper Milford, Township of Reduction 1931
View Old Name Emmaus, Borough of New Name Jun 27, 1938

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Oct 12, 1859

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Lehigh County 5th to 4th yes Dec 30, 1930

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 49: Annexing to the Borough of Emaus adjacent territory lying in the Township of Upper Milford and partly in the Township of Salisburg Sep 14, 1903 Sep 15, 1903
View Ordinance 158: Annexing to the Borough of Emmaus, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, adjacent territory lying partly in the Township of Upper Milford and partly in the Township of Salisbury Nov 6, 1922 Nov 6, 1922
View Ordinance 167: Annexing to the Borough of Emaus, adjacent property lying in the Township of Upper Milford, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Sep 21, 1925 Sep 21, 1925
View Ordinance 168: Annexing to the Borough of Emaus adjacent property lying in the Townships of Upper Milford and Salisbury, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Oct 19, 1925 Oct 19, 1925
View Ordinance 173: Annexing to the Borough of Emaus adjacent property lying in the Township of Upper Milford, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Dec 6, 1926 Dec 6, 1926
View Ordinance 212: Providing for the annexation to the Borough of Emaus, of portions of Upper Milford Township Jan 5, 1931 Jan 5, 1931