West Newton Borough


Like many pioneer towns in Western Pennsylvania, West Newton earned its early historical relevance by playing a key role in the westward expansion of the United States. The Simerals, the first family to settle in the area, operated a small ferry on the banks of the Youghiogheny River halfway between Connellsville and McKeesport. In 1788, a group of Revolutionary War veterans from Ipswich, Massachusetts spent the winter at Simeral’s Ferry, making boats in order to travel west.  Those veterans went on to settle the first town in the Ohio Territory: Marietta.

Council Work Session and Regular Meeting Schedule


Council work sessions are generally held on the first Monday of each month, with the voting meeting second Monday @ 6:30. Until further notice – meetings will be held in Social Hall of Presbyterian Church. 

Please contact the Borough via telephone, email or this website to have local events listed on the calendar.


News/Announcements


Trick or Treat

Saturday October 31, 2020 - 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm in West Newton Borough Be Safe!

Electronic Recycling Event

When: Wednesday, Oct 28, 2020 - 9:00 am to 2:00 pm Where: West Newton Public Library parking lot West newton residents only! Limit...

The Census at a Glance

The U.S. Constitution requires that each decade we count the population of the United States. More than you might think goes into ...

Public Notices Change

Due to the closure of the Times Sun, all public notices and advertisements will be in the Mon Valley Independent.

Appeal for FEMA Flood Map changes

To appeal a home’s placement in what is officially called a Special Flood Hazard Area, the homeowner must show the lowest adjace...

Property Foreclosure Registration

To register a foreclosure property (or to file a citizen complaint regarding a property issue), please visit http://community.pro...

Upcoming Events


MonthWeekDay
December 2020
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
November 29, 2020 November 30, 2020 December 1, 2020 December 2, 2020 December 3, 2020 December 4, 2020 December 5, 2020
December 6, 2020 December 7, 2020 December 8, 2020 December 9, 2020 December 10, 2020 December 11, 2020 December 12, 2020
December 13, 2020 December 14, 2020 December 15, 2020 December 16, 2020 December 17, 2020 December 18, 2020 December 19, 2020
December 20, 2020 December 21, 2020 December 22, 2020 December 23, 2020 December 24, 2020 December 25, 2020 December 26, 2020
December 27, 2020 December 28, 2020 December 29, 2020 December 30, 2020 December 31, 2020 January 1, 2021 January 2, 2021

West Newton Borough


112 South Water Street
West Newton, PA 15089

724-872-6860

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00am – 4:00pm.

Copyright 2020 West Newton Borough. All rights reserved.
Design and hosting provided be the Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs Web Design program.