Trevose, Pennsylvania

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Trevose, Pennsylvania
Census-designated place
Intersection of Old Street Road and Brownsville Road
Intersection of Old Street Road and Brownsville Road
Location of Trevose in Bucks County
Location of Trevose in Bucks County
Trevose is located in Pennsylvania
Trevose
Trevose
Location of Trevose in Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°08′21″N 74°58′52″W / 40.13917°N 74.98111°W / 40.13917; -74.98111Coordinates: 40°08′21″N 74°58′52″W / 40.13917°N 74.98111°W / 40.13917; -74.98111
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Bucks
Township Bensalem, Lower Southampton
Area[1]
 • Total 0.706 sq mi (1.83 km2)
 • Land 0.706 sq mi (1.83 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 128 ft (39 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,550
 • Density 5,000/sq mi (1,900/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 19053
Area code(s) 215 and 267
GNIS feature ID 1189750[2]
Designated October 29, 1946[3]

Trevose is a census-designated place of Bensalem and Lower Southampton Townships in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States, which is north of and borders northeastern Philadelphia.[2] Trevose was formerly part of Feasterville-Trevose, but was split into two separate CDPs for the 2010 census. U.S. 1 runs through the town as well as the Pennsylvania Turnpike, but Trevose's main road is Brownsville Road. As of the 2010 census, Trevose had a population of 3,550.[4]

The community is named after the home of settler Joseph Growden and itself after Growden's homestead in England (Growden was Cornish, Trevose is from the Cornish word Trenfos for farm.).[5]

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  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Trevose, Pennsylvania". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  3. ^ "PHMC Historical Markers Search" (Searchable database). Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Retrieved 2014-01-25. 
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  5. ^ Thomson, Jonathan P.. (2011-07-13) The History of Bensalem: Part I (1670 - 1770) - Around Town - Bensalem, PA Patch. Bensalem.patch.com. Retrieved on 2013-07-21.