27 INDEPENDENCE PL NEWTOWN, PA 18940
- 3 Beds
- 3 Baths
- 2000 sq.ft.
Founded by William Penn in 1684 and 28 miles north of Philadelphia sites Newtown. It was the county seat until 1725 when the courthouse was moved to Doylestown. Originally settled as part of Newtown Township, a 640 acre section straddling Newtown Creek and known as Newtown Borough was incorporated by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania General Assembly in 1838. The township and borough have their own form of government.
Newtown features tree lined streets, historic homes and a robust business district with abundant shopping and restaurants. Residents are also fortunate to have Tyler State Park right next door, which is a source for many outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing and horse back riding.
Students in Newtown attend public school in the Council Rock School District.
Newtown is home to Newtown Grant, one of the area's largest planned communities with nearly 4,000 rseidents.
With easy access to I-295, Newtown offers easy access to both Philadelphia and New York. As a result, it is a commuters paradise, offering flexibility for easy commuting along the Northeast coordidor.
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