Metes and Bounds Description Detail


Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
Cowanshannock Township 1848 Creation shape report of commissioners (docket) purchase line on lands of Samuel Elgin being the point designated in the above order


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Courses and Distances

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Point Thence Course Distance To
1 north N 1e-13° E 1023 ft. Cowanshannock Creek
2 along Pine Township line N 6° E 14817 ft. stone on Hannegrove? land
3 east N 89.999° E 42240 ft. post on John McEwens farm at the Indiana County line
4 South along said County line S 1e-13° E 22770 ft. chesnut at Purchase line
5 along County line S 37° W 15840 ft. post on Hoovers land
6 N 75° W 39600 ft. post on Bradfords land at Kittanning Township line
7 along said Township line N 24° E 10791 ft. Purchase line place of Beginning

Change Measurement Units

Courses:  Degrees; Degrees & minutes; or Degrees, minutes, & seconds.
Distances:  Feet; Feet & inches; Rods; Rods & feet; Rods, feet, & inches; or Chains.

Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Cowanshannock Township 1848 Creation yes* Dec 22, 1848