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Sellersville
Bucks County, Pennsylvania

ZipCodes
18960

Motto
"Located on the Liberty Bell Trail"



Page Contents for Sellersville, Pennsylvania

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.



Statistics & Facts

The Pennsylvania state capital is Harrisburg.
The population of Sellersville is approximately 4,479 (1990), 4249 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,703 (1990), 1721 (2010).
The amount of land area in Sellersville is 3.002 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.041 sq kilometers.
The distance from Sellersville to Washington DC is 137 miles.
The distance to the Pennsylvania state capital is 83 miles. (as the crow flies)
Sellersville is positioned 40.36 degrees north of the equator and 75.30 degrees west of the prime meridian.
The Sellersville city color is orange and blue (as they appear on the borough flag).

Location

in southeastern Pennsylvania, northwest of Philadelphia.
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History & History Related Items

Sellersville's name came from town founder, Samuel Sellers. The previous name was Sellers Tavern. Legend has it that soldiers carrying the Liberty Bell away from Philadelphia and attacking British soldiers in 1777 stopped at the Washington House tavern on their way to a secret hiding place in Allentown.

Starting in the 1740's, the Borough was a main stop on the stagecoach routes to Philadelphia. In 1931, daily Telephone service was installed in the Borough.

Here is a history page for Sellersville.
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The founding of Sellersville

1738

The incorporation of Sellersville

7 December 1874


Attractions

Recreational facilities:
B.Earl Druckenmiller Playground on Maple Ave.
Lake Lenape Park on North Main Street.
Holiday House Recreational Complex on Washington Ave.

Interesting Buildings:
A Tavern or Restaurant has stood on the site of the Washington House on Main Street since 1742. The Hotel also was the Town's original post office.
Teller Cigar Factory, built in 1866 and 1895, at 340 N. Main St. is now an apartment building.
Old Firemen's Hall built in 1888 on W. Church St.
The former elementary school, built in 1875, is now the home of the Sellersville Museum

Sellersville Museum
120 East Church Street
Sellersville, PA 18960
Phone: 215-257-5253
Open every second full weekend of the month with a special exhibit in the exhibit room from 12-4pm. The static exhibit includes local school items; local businesses (US Guage, Schulmerich carillon, cigar industry history); items from pre-electric times (ice box, Victrola, wood burning cook stove, etc). Our town was the home to Walter Baum and the museum does have one of his paintings. We also had the Berkemeyer family that published postcards, national magazine: Poultry Item, and the local newspaper. Katherine Berkemeyer was a fashion designer.
The museum is a not for profit site and does not charge admission but donations are welcome.

Sellersville Days
held each year in September
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Sellersville City Government

Borough of Sellersville

Sellersville Borough Hall
140 E. Church Street
Sellersville, Pennsylvania 18960
Phone: 215-257-5075

See this page for current government officials in Sellersville.



Sellersville Fire Department
2 North Main Street
PO Box-315
Sellersville, PA 18960
Phone: 215-257-4028
Emergency: 911

Sellersville Chamber

The Pennridge Chamber of Commerce
538 W. Market Street
Perkasie, Pennsylvania 18944
Phone: (215) 257-5390
Fax: (215) 257-6840

The Pennridge Chamber of Commerce serves the communities of: Bedminster, Dublin, East Rockhill, Hilltown, Perkasie, Sellersville, Silverdale, and West Rockhill

Sellersville Organizations

The Pennridge Chamber of Commerce
538 W. Market Street
Perkasie, Pennsylvania 18944
Phone: (215) 257-5390
Fax: (215) 257-6840

The Pennridge Chamber of Commerce serves the communities of: Bedminster, Dublin, East Rockhill, Hilltown, Perkasie, Sellersville, Silverdale, and West Rockhill


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