Bucks County, PA


BUCKS COUNTY, situated on the easterly boundary of Pennsylvania, on the westerly side of Delaware river. Length, 37 miles; mean breadth, 16; with an area of about 600 square miles. The face of the country is somewhat hilly and rolling, and the soil generally good and well cultivated. Seat of justice, Doylestown. Pop. in 1820, 37,642; in 1830, 45,740; in 1840, 48,107; to 1850, 56,091. (Fanning's, 1853)

    Place Unit Type
    Containing Unit
    Name Type
    Bristol, PA City or Town
    Doylestown, PA City or Town
    Langhorne, PA City or Town
    Middletown, PA City or Town
    Newportville, PA City or Town
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