Our Towns

Doylestown coffee house

Written by Jeffery Marshall and photographed by Randl Bye

Spires in the Distance

Moving the county seat from Newtown to Doylestown in 1813 led to the noticeable historic architecture and present day prosperity of what began as a very plain rural village

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A milling town that once drew its power from the Delaware River and Aquetong Creek has since become the most well-know town in Bucks County more

Quakertown got its name from the Quaker meetinghouse that was built there in 1723. Quakers began coming to Richland Township in 1710, but beginning in 1730 Germans began moving into the Township and quickly outnumbered the English Quakers. more

This picturesque Lower Bucks County town, now called Langhorne, played a small role in the Revolutionary War and for a while gained fame as a resort more

Bristol is as old as Pennsylvania. In 1681 Samuel Clift received title to 262 acres covering the original part of Bristol—the same day as the Proprietary Charter of Pennsylvania. The grant was for a tract of land on the Delaware River, “at the mouth more

Built on land once set aside for freed indentured servants, Perkasie and Sellersville grew as the railroad brought industry and an a special identity for each of these picturesque Upper Bucks County towns more

Lake Afton, Yardley

Randl Bye

Being close to the Delaware River, having a gristmill and a picturesque mill pond made Yardley a great place to be right from its beginnings more

Newtown

Photograph by Randl Bye

There are actually two Newtowns. Newtown is the name of both a borough and township located in the central, southern portion of Bucks County. What is know as the “town of Newtown”, lies in both the borough and township. by Jeffrey Marshall more

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