Solebury Township is a township in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 8,692 at the 2010 census. Solebury has had history lining its borders since the 17th century, ever since the Europeans have settled here in America. It contains historical sites that are visited everyday by many. From the pre-revolutionary America, to colonial times, and finally, the industrial revolution. Prior to the “Americans” taking over this town it was owned by a Native American Tribe, the “Lenni-Lenape”. This in English means, “original people”. After the “Turtle Tribe” occupied this land it later became known as Solebury. In 1686 Solebury was finally signed over to the American settlers by 13 Native American tribe leaders.
There are many outdoor types of activities to do while in Solebury; for instance, the New Hope-Lambertville Winter Festival. Solebury includes a landscape of a tremendous amount of historical sites that are easily located by simply walking, such as, Magill’s Hill. Magill’s Hill is a 5-acre site that consists of steeply sloped hills which can be used for sledding or other winter activities. The Solebury Township includes something that is called the Trail which has a connection to the electric company power line. This also allows baseball games and athletic teams to play during the night. Solebury also contains the Washington Crossing State Park.
The median income for a household in the township was $89,005, and the median income for a family was $103,566. Males had a median income of $71,176 versus $42,361 for females. The per capita income for the township was $52,985. About 1.7% of families and 3.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.4% of those under age 18 and 3.5% of those age 65 or over.