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Time Zone: Bucks County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Doylestown is the Seat for Bucks County.

Bucks County is one of the original counties of Pennsylvania and was founded in November 1682.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Bucks had a population of 626,015 people. This is an increase of 4.75% since the last Census (which gave a population of 597,635 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Bucks represented 4.87% of the total population of Pennsylvania, making it the state's 4th most populous county (out of 67 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010625,249+4.62%-0.12% since 2009
2009626,015+4.75%+0.39% since 2008
2008623,562+4.34%+0.36% since 2007
2000597,635The Last Census

More information can be found on the Bucks County Census Page for Bucks County.


Below are some of the communities located in Bucks County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Bucks County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Bristol   9,6779,9232.48% decrease  
Morrisville   9,63010,0233.92% decrease  
Quakertown   8,6728,9312.9% decrease  
Perkasie   8,6698,8281.8% decrease  
Doylestown   8,1388,2271.08% decrease  

Websites for Bucks County

Official Website:   www.buckscounty.org/

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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