Argus, Pennsylvania

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Argus
Argus is located in Pennsylvania
Argus
Argus
Location of Argus in Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Argus is located in the United States
Argus
Argus
Argus (the United States)
Coordinates: 40°21′59″N 75°22′59″W / 40.36639°N 75.38306°W / 40.36639; -75.38306Coordinates: 40°21′59″N 75°22′59″W / 40.36639°N 75.38306°W / 40.36639; -75.38306
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyBucks
TownshipWest Rockhill
Elevation
495 ft (151 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
18960
Area code(s)215, 267, 445

Argus is an unincorporated community in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Unite States.[1] It operated a United States Post Office until 1953.[2]

Geography[edit]

Argus is located on Allentown Road in West Rockhill Township about 4 miles (6.4 km) west of Sellersville in Bucks County about 0.5 miles (0.80 km) from Montgomery County. Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 196 is located just to the east.

Statistics[edit]

Argus was entered into the Geographic Names Information System as Its identification number is 1202986, elevation is listed as 495 feet (151 m).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ MacReynolds, George, Place Names in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Doylestown, Bucks County Historical Society, Doylestown, PA, 1942, P14.
  2. ^ "Argus Post Office (historical)". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  3. ^ "Argus, Pennsylvania". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.

Sources[edit]

  • Fretz, A Henry. 1953. Bucks County Place Names.
  • Pennsylvania Department of Internal Affairs. Monthly Bulletin 21:2 p. 7-15, 29-32
  • Pennsylvania Department of Internal Affairs. Monthly Bulletin 21:3 p. 18-24, 29-32
  • Pennsylvania Department of Internal Affairs. Monthly Bulletin 21:4 p. 23-32
  • Pennsylvania Department of Internal Affairs. Monthly Bulletin 21:5 p. 26-31
  • Pennsylvania Department of Internal Affairs. Monthly Bulletin 41:6 31-32