Penns Park, Pennsylvania

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Penns Park, Pennsylvania
Unincorporated community
Approaching Penns Park Road from northbound Second Street Pike (PA 232)
Approaching Penns Park Road from northbound Second Street Pike (PA 232)
Penns Park is located in Pennsylvania
Penns Park
Penns Park
Coordinates: 40°15′57″N 74°59′53″W / 40.26583°N 74.99806°W / 40.26583; -74.99806Coordinates: 40°15′57″N 74°59′53″W / 40.26583°N 74.99806°W / 40.26583; -74.99806
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Bucks
Township Wrightstown
Elevation 354 ft (108 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 18943
Area code(s) 215 and 267
GNIS feature ID 1204379[1]
Penns Park Historic District
Penns Park, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Penns Park, Pennsylvania
Penns Park, Pennsylvania is located in the US
Penns Park, Pennsylvania
Area 31.5 acres (12.7 ha)
Architectural style Greek Revival, Gothic, Queen Anne
NRHP Reference # 86000349[2]
Added to NRHP March 13, 1986

The oldest village in Wrightstown Township, Pennsylvania, Penns Park is located in the center of the township. The zip code is 18943. The crossroads village was known as Logtown as early as 1716 and Pennsville in the early 19th century. In 1862 the village name was changed to its current one. Just outside the village, at the intersection of Penns Park Road and Mud Road, there is still a solitary log house, often called the oldest house in Bucks County. To the southwest of the village is the "old grave yard" where many of the township's first settlers are buried. The Penns Park Historic District and Penn's Park General Store Complex are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Penns Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.