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"Newtown, a post-borough in Newtown township, Bucks co., Pa., in a fertile valley, on the Philadelphia, Newtown & New York Railroad, 27 miles N.E. of Philadelphia, and 9 miles W. by N. of Trenton. It contains 5 churches, an academy, a national bank, a state bank, a public library, a newspaper office, a manufactory of farming-implements, 2 nurseries, a coach-factory, and a tannery. Pop, in 1890, 1213; of the township, additional, 1001."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott

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    Newtown, a banking post-borough of Bucks co., Pa., in a fertile valley, on the Philadelphia, Newtown and New York R., 27 miles NE. of Philadelphia....Read MORE...


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    Newtown, Penn. - Fire, originating in the boiler room, destroyed the lodge house on the RUSSELL estate at Newtown Square last midnight. An alarm was...Read MORE...




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