Section 11-42-58

Certain annexed territory and property therein subject to taxation after five years.

From time to time after the lapse of five years from the time when such territory is brought within the corporate limits of the city, all portions of such territory as has residing on it a population of at least 20 persons on a contiguous 10 acres of land (in form of a square or any other shape) and all property having a situs on such populated territory shall thereafter be subject to taxation by the city and taxes thereon shall be paid to the city.

(Code 1907, §1091; Code 1923, §1785; Code 1940, T. 37, §154.)