Milford Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania

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Milford Township is a township in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 8,810 at the 2000 census. It is home to the Quakertown interchange of the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 28.1 square miles (72.8 km²), of which, 28.1 square miles (72.7 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.11%) is water. Milford Township is in the Delaware watershed and most of it is drained by the Unami Creek and Macoby Creek into the Perkiomen Creek and Schuylkill River, but an area in the eastern portion is drained eastward by the Tohickon Creek.

Milford Township hosts the Quakertown Interchange of Interstate 476 with Route 663, which connects Quakertown to the east with Pennsburg and Pottstown. A local north-to-south thoroughfare is Allentown Road, which extends south from Coopersburg into Montgomery County. The township's villages include Brick Tavern, Finland, Geryville (also in Montgomery County and pronounced with a hard "g,") Kumry, Milford Square, Rosedale, Sleepy Hollow, Spinnerstown, and Steinsburg.

Adjacent municipalities

The borough of Trumbauersville is surrounded by Milford Township.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 8,810 people, 3,073 households, and 2,449 families residing in the township. The population density was 314.0 people per square mile (121.2/km²). There were 3,161 housing units at an average density of 112.7/sq mi (43.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.75% White, 0.69% African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.65% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.32% from other races, and 0.49% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.02% of the population.

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