By: Steve Winton
Easton Area
Population: 85,034
Median Home Sale: $153,546
Median Household Income: $62,553
Median Commute: 24.60
Easton Area Downtown Easton lies at the confluence of the Lehigh and Delaware Rivers. The city is split up into four sections: Historic Downtown, The West Ward, The South Side, and College Hill – home of Lafayette College. The greater Easton area consists of the city, three Read More +
Easton Area

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Downtown Easton lies at the confluence of the Lehigh and Delaware Rivers.

The city is split up into four sections: Historic Downtown, The West Ward, The South Side, and College Hill – home of Lafayette College.

The greater Easton area consists of the city, three townships (Forks, Palmer, and Williams), and three boroughs (Glendon, West Easton, and Wilson).

The Easton area offers:

  • a walking historic downtown district
  • hip and revitalized downtown packed with artist studios, Crayola Factory, State Theater, world-class dining and entertainment
  • the suburban lifestyle of New York City bedroom communities
  • pastoral living in the rural areas surrounding Easton.

Festivals

Every summer, Easton becomes host to many festivals including BaconFest, Garlic Festival, and Riverside Arts Festival.

Sports & Entertainment

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More fun can be had at Coca Cola Park, a state-of-the-art baseball stadium and home of the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs. Entertainment and cultural venues such as SteelStacks have sprung up, attracting world-class entertainers to the Valley. Historic downtown Easton features a wide array of boutiques, spas and nightclubs, and restaurants.

But Easton isn’t just about shopping and entertainment – outdoors-oriented folks can fully enjoy Easton’s parks, walking and biking trails, and boating on the rivers, as well as many other outdoor activities across the Lehigh Valley.

Easton Area Quick Facts:

Population (2010): 87,735

Land Area: 4.7 square miles (Easton City)

Nearby Communities & Areas:  Palmer, Forks & Williams Townships, Glendon, Wilson, and West Easton Boroughs, and village of Martin Creek

Geography:   Located approximately 60 miles from Philadelphia and 80 miles from New York City

School DistrictsEaston Area School District has 7 elementary schools, 1 middle school campus and 1 high school.  Wilson Borough School District.

 Things to Do in Easton Area

  • State Theater
  • Crayola Factory
  • Weyerbacher Brewing Company
  • Sigal Museum
  • National Canal Museum
  • Riverside Park

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  • Shopping and Restaurants
  • Music and Arts