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Town Charter

NAME AND TERRITORIAL LIMITS:

The inhabitants of the Town of Frankford, in the County of Sussex, State of Delaware, are hereby constituted a municipal corporation and body politic. The name and style of said corporation shall be “The Town of Frankford.”

The Boundaries of the Town of Frankford are hereby established and declared to be as follows:

BEGINNING, for the purpose of this description at a point on the Southwesterly right-of-way line of Main Street at the center of Vine Branch Canal; thence by and with the centerline of said Vine Branch Canal, in a Southwesterly direction approximately 1,635 feet; thence in a Westerly direction to a point on the Westerly right-of-way line of Delaware Street and the Westerly right-of-way line of the Penn Central Transportation Company; thence in a Northwesterly direction approximately 1,100 feet to the Southeasterly right-of-way line of Frankford Avenue; thence in a Northwesterly direction approximately 590 feet to the Easterly right-of-way line of U.S. Route 113; thence by and with the Easterly right-of-way line of said U.S. Route 113 to its intersection with the Southerly right-of-way line of Hickory Street; thence by and with the Southerly right-of-way line of Hickory Street approximately 636 feet to a point; thence Northerly 1,651.5 feet approximately, to a point on the Easterly right-of-way of the Penn Central Transportation Company; thence by and with the following 5 courses and distances, to-wit: 1) N 52 degrees 35 minutes 40 seconds E, 1,497.92 feet; 2) N 02 degrees 05 minutes 00 seconds E. 2,640.97 feet; 3) S 87 degrees 05 minutes 00 seconds E, 660.0 feet; 4) S 02 degrees 05 minutes 00 seconds W. 60.0 feet to a point on the Westerly right-of-way line of Honolulu Road; thence by and with the Westerly right-of-way line of Honolulu Road to the Southerly right-of-way line of Thatcher Street; thence in a Southeasterly direction to the center of Vine Branch Canal; thence by and with the center of Vine Branch Canal in a Southwesterly direction to the BEGINNING.