Bucks County. One of Pennsylvania's three original counties. Formed 1682 by William Penn and site of his home, Pennsbury Manor. Name is derived from abbreviation for Buckinghamshire in England. Doylestown, chosen as county seat in 1812, was incorporated 1838.

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Photo of William Penn blue plaque
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Photo of William Penn and Gulielma Maria Springett marble plaque
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Photo of William Penn blue plaque
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Photo of William Penn brown plaque
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