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Lower Makefield Township

Photograph by Pat O'Leary

Welcome to Lower Makefield Township

Lower Makefield Township, located in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, consists of suburban neighborhoods highlighted by numerous park and recreational facilities – together with historic properties that frame our heritage and preserved open space and farmland.

The Township is approximately 18.3 square miles and has a population of approximately 33,000. Approximately 25 miles northeast of Philadelphia, Lower Makefield is bordered by Falls Township and Morrisville Borough on the south, Middletown and Newtown townships on the west, Upper Makefield Township on the north and the Borough of Yardley on the east.

U.S. Census Bureau - American Community Survey

The many reasons for choosing Lower Makefield Township as home, for living and working, include:

Township Highlights

Lower Makefield Township has once again been recognized as a Bird Town municipality, receiving designation in December 2023. Bird Town Pennsylvania works in partnership with local municipalities and like-minded organizations to promote community-based conservation actions to create a healthier, more sustainable environment for birds, wildlife and people. This designation works hand in hand with the township's commitment to open space preservation. For more information, go to

Local photographers capture our lush, green parks, historical buildings, preserved farmland, and memorial sites. Also included are images of surrounding areas, including the Delaware River and Canal, and Yardley Boro.

Thank you to the photographers who contributed their images, including Josh Friedman, Lisa Mongulla, Pat O’Leary, Karen Daddona, Farrukh Zubair, Kevin Treiber, and Karen Klein-Schaffer.

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