Visitor Information


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 Historic Walking Tour 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 Inn, 5 S. 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. See here for programs and sponsored events

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 Administration & 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

General Information 
BucksGuide: a directory of local websites, plus additional useful information.
BucksCounty : business, dining, education, real estate, recreation, etc.

Public Parking:  In addition to on-street 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. The time restrictions vary on State Street between Penn Street and Greene Street and attention should be made to specific signs.  Time zones vary from 30 minutes to two hours maximum. Time and space restrictions are also posted on Washington Avenue, Centre Avenue and Penn Street between State Street and Court Street. There are no restrictions on Sundays. ADA Parking Map 

Newtown Borough Street Map

See Newtown Links for business information