The Neshaminy School District covers 27.6 square miles in historic Bucks County, PA (northeast of Philadelphia). Neshaminy is an Indian name, a reminder of the Lenape Indians who lived along the Neshaminy Creek. Primarily a residential district, Neshaminy has 10 schools servicing about 9,200 students from the boroughs of Hulmeville, Langhorne, Langhorne Manor, and Penndel, and the townships of Lower Southampton and Middletown.
Bucks County was founded in 1682 by William Penn. Bucks County is home to many historic sites, including the Mercer Museum, Washington Crossing Historic Park, Pennsbury Manor, and Pearl S. Buck House. Situated in the southeastern Pennsylvania, Bucks County is bounded by the Delaware River and Trenton, NJ to the east, and the historic city of Philadelphia to the southwest.