Bucks County is located near Philadelphia and has a population of over 625,249 residents. There are more than 54 cities, townships and buroughs within the boundaries. Bucks County has a rich past with historic country inns, museums and more. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the wide variety of outdoor recreation such as fishing, camping, boating, and more. Shopping enthusiasts will love the quaint shops, outlets, and malls. Dining and lodging offers excellent and unforgettable experiences.
Bucks County was one of the three original counties in Pennsylvania. It was named by William Penn in 1682 after Bucks County also called Buckinghamshire in England, the county where he lived. Bucks is the abbreviation for Buckinghamshire, and both names are used interchangeably in England.
Median household income: $59,727