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Welcome to Newtown ...

Newtown is located in Bucks County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Newtown has a population of 2,240 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Newtown.

Newtown is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Newtown lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The ZIP code for Newtown: 18940<4>

Websites for Newtown ...

Official Website: www.boro.newtown.pa.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Newtown had an population of 2,240 people. This is a decrease of 0.36% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.11% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Newtown had a population of 2,248 people. This makes Newtown the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Newtown represents 0.02% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 398th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,248 people, the population of Newtown decreased 2.77% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,312 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Newtown.

Communities Also Named Newtown ...

While we believe that this Newtown is located in Bucks County, we know of another 9 Pennsylvania communities named Newtown. Those communities are located in the following counties: Allegheny, Cambria, Clearfield, Greene, Lancaster, Lehigh, Luzerne, McKean and Schuylkill County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 68 communities that are also named Newtown - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (5), Georgia (2), Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland (5), Massachusetts, Missouri (2), Montana, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York (4), Newfoundland and Labrador (5), Nova Scotia (3), Ohio (5), South Carolina, Tennessee (3), Virginia (9), West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Newtown.

Communities near Newtown ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Newtown.

  • Trenton [Mercer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trenton
    • Trenton [Mercer County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Newtown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 82,957 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
  • Lansdale [Montgomery County]
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    • Lansdale [Montgomery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Newtown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,335 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansdale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansdale<6>
  • Burlington [Burlington County]
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    • Burlington [Burlington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Newtown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,840 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burlington
  • Bristol [Bucks County]
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    • Bristol [Bucks County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Newtown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,573 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bristol<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Morrisville [Bucks County]
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      • Morrisville [Bucks County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Newtown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,490 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morrisville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morrisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morrisville<6>
    • Doylestown [Bucks County]
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      • Doylestown [Bucks County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Newtown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,248 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Doylestown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Doylestown<6>
    • Hatboro [Montgomery County]
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      • Hatboro [Montgomery County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Newtown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,512 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hatboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hatboro<6>
    • Ambler [Montgomery County]
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      • Ambler [Montgomery County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Newtown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,496 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ambler have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ambler
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ambler<6>
    • Jenkintown [Montgomery County]
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      • Jenkintown [Montgomery County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Newtown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,413 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jenkintown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jenkintown<6>
    • Chalfont [Bucks County]
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      • Chalfont [Bucks County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Newtown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,318 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chalfont have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chalfont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chalfont<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Newtown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Newtown.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Newtown. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Newtown.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Newtown. Our list includes 16 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Newtown.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Newtown ...

Looking for more information about Newtown? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Newtown, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Newtown.

Adding Newtown to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Newtown in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Newtown was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Newtown on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Newtown

Visit our Community Index for Pennsylvania

About Bucks County

About Pennsylvania

The official website for Newtown: www.boro.newtown.pa.us/

The official website for Bucks County: www.buckscounty.org/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Bucks, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Newtown.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Newtown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Newtown). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Newtown or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Newtown) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Newtown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from NewtownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Newtown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2290, Longitude: -74.9314    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

 

 

 

 

 


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