Morrisville, Bucks County, Pennsylvania

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Morrisville (pronounced /ˈmɒrɨsvɪl/; Philadelphia accent[ˈmɑɹzvɪl] "Mars-ville") is a borough in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 10,023 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Morrisville is located at 40°12′27″N 74°46′48″W / 40.2075°N 74.78°W / 40.2075; -74.78 (40.207458, -74.779918).[1] It is situated on the Delaware River directly across from Trenton, New Jersey. It is one of the eastern-most places in Pennsylvania (second only to Matamoras), and is part of a geographical salient that is mostly surrounded by New Jersey.

Originally a village located in Falls Township, until it was partitoned as a borough by the Pennsylvania Legislature in 1804. Morrisville is bordered by Falls Township to the south, Lower Makefield Township to the north and the Delaware River to the east.

Its name is the default city name in the 19067 ZIP code, which covers an area that includes Yardley, Lower Makefield, Morrisville, and part of Falls Township.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.1 km²), of which, 1.8 square miles (4.6 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²) of it (10.15%) is water. U.S. 1 traverses Morrisville and crosses into New Jersey via the Trenton-Morrisville Toll Bridge.

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