Washington Crossing History and Amenities

Washington Crossing is a small unincorporated village located in Upper Makefield Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Formerly known as “Taylorsville,” it is most famous for Washington’s crossing of the Delaware River on the night of December 25–26, 1776 during the American Revolutionary War. It is also the location of the headquarters of Washington Crossing Historic Park. It is directly across the river from Titusville, New Jersey, to which it is connected by the Washington Crossing Bridge. One aspect of Washington Crossing that is special to this town is that every Christmas Day the town performs a re-enactment of Washington Crossing the Delaware River. The town of Washington Crossing has an array of shops including a pizza restaurant, a bank and a jewelry store.

Amenities include:

Bucks County Racquet Club

Colonial Farms Gourmet Foods

Plan B Bistro & Bar

Shell Gas Station

Washington Crossing Inn, featuring American fare in 1817 Preserved Home

Washington Crossing Hospital

Washington Crossing United Methodist Church

Wells Fargo Bank


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2013                    3 mi.               5 mi.

POP.                  17,764              60,108

HOMES             5,929               19,756

AVG. INC.     $145,281        $127,810