Philadelphia is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the fifth-most-populous city in the United States, and the core of the sixth-largest metropolitan area in the country. It is the economic and cultural center of the Delaware Valley. The city is the center of economic activity in Pennsylvania, and is home to the Philadelphia Stock Exchange and several Fortune 500 companies.
Bucks County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, immediately northeast of Philadelphia and forming part of the southern tip of the eastern state border. Bucks County is included in the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area, as well as the much larger Philadelphia-Reading-Camden, PA-NJ-DE-MD Combined Statistical Area, more commonly known as the Delaware Valley.
South Jersey comprises the southern portions of the U.S. state of New Jersey between the lower Delaware River and the Atlantic Ocean. Culturally, South Jersey is defined as the area in New Jersey within the influence of the Philadelphia metropolitan area. South Jersey is a peninsula, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the southeast, the Delaware Bay to the southwest, and the Delaware River to the northwest.