Bucks County

Facts And Figures

Bucks County by the numbers:

• Founded by William Penn in 1682

• Named after the English county of Buckinghamshire, England

 The county has a total area of 622 square miles and is the fourth most populous county in Pennsylvania with a population of 625,249

• Bucks County has 31 townships23 boroughs18 census-designated places and five unincorporated communities 

• The county is home to five colleges15 public school districts and eight private schools

• There are 16 county and state parks in Bucks totaling 7,500 acres and hikers can enjoy 475 miles of trails 

• Bucks County is a golfer's haven with 28 public and private courses

• There's always room for you at Bucks County's more than 4,300 hotel rooms

• Average annual high temperature is 65 degrees

• Average annual low temperature is 45 degrees 

• Average number of sunny days per year is 255