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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