Bucks County

Bucks County, Pennsylvania

55 E Court St
Doylestown, PA 18901
Phone: (215) 348-6000
Fax: (215) 348-6571
www.buckscounty.org

On southeastern border of PA, north of Philadelphia; original county, organized as Buckingham County Mar 10, 1682. Name Origin: Shortened from the original name, Buckingham, for the English county of Buckinghamshire (also called Bucks), home of the Penn family and of many original settlers

Area (sq mi):: 622.11 (land 607.38; water 14.74) Population per square mile: 1023.00
Population 2005: 621,342 State rank: 4 Population change: 2000-20005 4.00%; 1990-2000 10.40% Population 2000: 597,635 (White 91.10%; Black or African American 3.30%; Hispanic or Latino 2.30%; Asian 2.30%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 5.90%. Median age: 37.70
Income 2000: per capita $27,430; median household $59,727; Population below poverty level: 4.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $38,236-$40,450
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 28.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 44.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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com)-- Penn Community Bank, formed by the unification of two of the region's most-established and trusted local banks, is excited to unveil its new identity, a fresh, modern presentation of financial organizations that have been part of the Bucks County community for 130 years.
Visitors who might not be attracted to textiles initially will find the patterns and color in these pieces breathtaking - and the fact that a number of the quilts were pieced in Bucks County adds an exciting dimension to the exhibition.
The Keystone Communities grant will provide funding for implementation of the Bucks County Housing Rehabilitation Program.
Saxbys Coffee Worldwide has acquired the assets of Bucks County Coffee Co.
A FIVE-and-a-half-hour journey paid off for County Durham sports horse breeder Billy Moran and his three-year-old in hand brown hunter gelding, Look North, as they took a Bucks County Show Cuddy qualifier.
Starting this fall, Redner's will pay employees who are also full-time Bucks County Community College students $92 for every credit hour they earn.
The Solomon Organization has announced the sale of four of its Bucks County area apartment communities.
Solebury has the highest number of well-preserved large stone farmhouses and barns in Bucks County, including one of the highest concentrations of 18th century stone structures, In 1871, it ranked among the best agricultural townships in the county.
Stahl, 55, and Seneca, 48, applied for and were denied a marriage license at the Bucks County Courthouse in March.
During an interview with the Bucks County Courier Tunes the next day, he recalled: "I'm thinking to myself and my mind is racing.
3, 1907, in New York City, and was taken as an orphan to the Bucks County Poorhouse in Doylestown, Pa.
For decades, the voters of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, have registered their choices by pulling levers on bulky mechanical voting machines.