Easton, PA is known for being rich in natural resources such as farmlands, limestone, slate, iron ore, and timber. The town is located in Northampton County. A population of 28,127 people reside in this quaint town, which resides along side the Delaware and Lehigh Rivers. It is the eastern most city of the Lehigh Valley that borders New Jersey and is home to their neighboring city of Phillipsburg, NJ, separated by the river. It is also the site where Robert Levers read the Declaration of Independence to the gathered public on July 8, 1776, standing on the steps of the courthouse.
What is Easton known for?
Binney & Smith Inc., established it's factory in the heart of Easton to make slate pencils and then quickly began manufacturing crayons. It's known for it's world wide famous Crayola Crayons.
The city of Easton is broken into three townships (Forks, Palmer, And Williams) and three boroughs (Glendon, West Easton, and Wilson). There are four districts (Downtown, College Hill, South Side, and West Ward).
What school district does Easton serve?
Easton Area School District.
The school district has one high school, one middle school, and seven elementary schools.
Easton Area School District is known for their rival football game against the neighboring border school district, Phillipsburg School District in Phillipsburg, NJ. the game is broadcasted on ESPN annually.
What university is in Easton, PA?
Sitting upon College Hill in Easton, is the Liberal Arts institution of Lafayette College.
What food is Easton, PA known for?
You can enjoy food from many pubs and sports bars. There is Pearly Baker's Alehouse, Rivals Sports Bar & Restaurant, and Porter's Pub & Restaurant to share a few. Enjoy great dishes at 3rd & Ferry Fish Market, Stella Luna, and Two Rivers Brewing.
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