Section 11-42-181

Disposition of property of absorbed municipalities.

The city or town so altering or rearranging its boundary lines shall become vested with the title and ownership of all property, both real and personal, including taxes, moneys, school buildings and grounds, parks, fixtures and furniture of school buildings, city or town halls, equipment and apparatus of fire departments, city or town jails, water, gas or electric systems, including all mains or pipes used for conducting the water or gas or electric lines, wires, poles, conduits and all apparatus connected with any waterworks, gas or electric light systems belonging to the city or town so absorbed or whose government has been extinguished, subject to the same conditions and to be held for the same uses and purposes as before.

(Code 1907, §1157; Code 1923, §1871; Code 1940, T. 37, §230.)