New Castle, PA Real Estate Market
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New Castle is known as the Fireworks Capital of America; residents are very proud of their community, which boasts some of the most affordable homes in western Pennsylvania.
New Castle area attractions include cultural and educational programs at the Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts, McConnell's Mill State Park and nearby Moraine State Park in Butler County. New Castle is home to many scenic public parks and is close to the beautiful town of Volant, where shopping, local wine and fly-fishing are popular.
Interstates 376, 79, 80 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike provide residents with easy access to areas nearby. The Pittsburgh International Airport is less than an hour’s drive, and less than two hours away are the cities of Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Erie, Youngstown and Akron.
The schools in and around New Castle offer outstanding educational programs. School districts in the area include New Castle, Ellwood City, Neshannock, Wilmington, Mohawk, Shenango, Laurel and Union. Institutions of higher education include Westminster College, Lawrence County Vocational Technical School, and a branch of Butler County Community College.
A variety of outstanding restaurants in New Castle serve delicious food and support the community; residents never tire of the extensive range of dining options. The City owns several parks and an 18-hole golf course, Sylvan Heights. The Cascade Park Dance Pavilion is one of the largest dance halls in the area and hosts many weddings, family and class reunions, and ethnic festivals each year.
New Castle is home to the annual Cascade of Lights at Cascade Park and holds weekly free concerts, the Farmers Market, the Fireworks Festival/Arts Festival, and the Back to the 50s Vintage Car Show.