Loux Corner, Hilltown Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania

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Loux Corner (Albrights Corner)
Populated place
Loux Corner is located in Pennsylvania
Loux Corner
Loux Corner
Loux Corner, Hilltown Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Loux Corner is located in the United States
Loux Corner
Loux Corner
Loux Corner (the United States)
Coordinates: 40°20′49″N 75°13′25″W / 40.34694°N 75.22361°W / 40.34694; -75.22361Coordinates: 40°20′49″N 75°13′25″W / 40.34694°N 75.22361°W / 40.34694; -75.22361
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyBucks
Elevation
623 ft (190 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
18944
Area code(s)215, 267

Loux Corner (or Louxs Corner) is a populated place of 5 or 6 houses in Hilltown Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States.[1] Formerly, it was known as Albrights Corner.[2]

History[edit]

Albrights Corner was named for Daniel Albright (his family name was originally Albrecht) who arrived in Philadelphia from Germany, landing on 6 January 1791 and after living in Tinicum Township, Delaware County relocated to Bucks County in 1830. A very old house with 6 acres (2.4 ha) in 'The Corner' was purchased by Thomas Shewell who sold it to Thomas Mathias in 1788. Mathias opened a store in the house. Later, the house and store was sold in 1852 to Daniel Albright's son Henry, who was also a Justice of the Peace. The store was closed in the late 1800s. One of Albright's descendants, Charles A. Cuffel, was a Lieutenant in the Union Army during the American Civil War, serving in Independent Battery D, Pennsylvaia Volunteer Artillery. After the war, Cuffel served as Deputy Recorder of Deeds in Bucks County. Cuffel was also the author of the book 'History of Durell's Bettery in the Civil War (Independent Battery D. Pennsylvania Volunteer Artillary'.[2]

Geography[edit]

Albrights Corner is located approximately 6.5 km (4 miles) SE of Perkasie, Pennsylvania at the intersection of Old Bethlehem Road (now Upper Church Road) and Hilltown Pike, and is located within the Perkasie 18944 zip code, and the Pennridge School District.

Statistics[edit]

Loux Corner was entered into the Geographic Names Information System on 2 August 1979 as identification number 1204068, elevation is listed as 623 feet (190 m).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Loux Corner". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ a b MacReynolds, George, Place Names in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Doylestown, Bucks County Historical Society, Doylestown, PA, 1942, P1.
  3. ^ "Loux Corner". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 3 November 2018.

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