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- General Information
23 North State Street
Newtown, PA 18940
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 9 AM-5 PM
All meetings are held
in Borough Hall
unless otherwise noted.
From Philadelphia and locations south: Interstate 95 north to Newtown Exit (Route 332 - Newtown/ Yardley Rd.). Proceed on exit ramp to traffic light, turn left. ** Continue on Route 332 west to 7th traffic (South State Street), turn right. Continue to 2nd traffic light. This is the intersection of State Street and Washington Avenue.
From Princeton and locations north: Interstate 95 south to Newtown Exit (Route 332 - Newtown/Yardley Rd.). Bear right at the top of exit ramp. Follow directions above (**) from this point.
From Doylestown area: Route 202 north to Route 413 south. ## Proceed 9 miles to Newtown bypass. At traffic light, turn left. At 2nd traffic light (Sycamore Street), turn right (Goodnoe Restaurant is on the right). Continue to first traffic light, turn left on Washington Avenue and proceed to traffic light. This is State Street.
From New Hope/Lambertville area: Route 202 south to Route 413 south. Follow directions from Doylestown area above (##).
To get to Borough Hall: Follow the above directions, then go north to 23 N. State Street. Borough Hall is in the middle of the block.
Via SEPTA: Take R3 West Trenton Regional Rail to Langhorne Station. Transfer to 130 bus route towards Bucks County Community College. It stops at the corner of State Street and Washington Avenue in Newtown.
Local Places of Interest
Half Moon Inn Museum
Court Street and Centre Avenue, (215) 968-4004. Open on Sundays from 2 P.M. to 4 P.M.
during the months of June to August.
Historic Walking Tour
For more information, visit http://www.newtownhistoric.org/visit/walking-tours/newtown-heritage-walk/ or contact the Court Inn at (215) 968-4004.
Hotels and Inns
The Brick Hotel, 1 East Washington Avenue, (215) 860-8313
The Temperance House, 5 South State Street, (215)944-8050
Library of Newtown History
Located at the Half Moon Inn [former Court Inn], Court Street and Centre Avenue, (215) 968-4004.
Hours: Tuesday 9 A.M. - 3 P.M. and Thursday 7 P.M. - 9 P.M. Closed during July and August.
Newtown Library Company, Founded 1760
Located at 114 Centre Avenue, (215) 968-7659. Hours: Monday - Friday 10-5 & Saturday 10-2:30. Open MON., TUES. & WED. evening from 6:30-8:30 P.M.. Saturday morning story hour for toddlers up to age 6 is at 10 A.M. Tiny tots story hour is on Wednesday mornings at 10:30.
Council Rock School District, (215) 944-1000
Council Rock High School, (215) 968-7000
Council Rock Junior High School, (215) 968-7200
CR School District Administratio & Business Office,
The Chancellor Center, 30 N. Chancellor Street, (215) 944-1000
Goodnoe Elementary School, (215) 968-7240
Newtown Elementary School, (215) 968-7040
St. Andrew Catholic Education Center, (215) 968-2685
Colleges and Universities
Bucks County Community College (BCCC), (215) 968-8000
Holy Family College, (215) 504-2000
LaSalle University, (215) 579-7335
Temple University, (215) 968-8000
BucksGuide: a directory of local websites, plus additional useful information.
BucksCounty: business, dining, education, real estate, recreation, etc.
Public Parking: In addition to onstreet parking, there are two municipal parking lots available. One is located behind the stores on S. State Street between Washington and Centre Avenues, and the other is next to Borough Hall, 23 N. State Street. There is a 2-hour time limit on State Street between Greene and Penn Streets, whereas both parking lots have a three-hour time limit.
See Newtown Links for business information