Easton was founded in 1736 and is split into four sections : Historic Downtown, The West Ward, The South Side and College Hill. Easton consists of Forks, Palmer, and Williams Township and three Boroughs: Glendon, West Easton and Wilson. At the 2010 census the population was 26,800.
Easton was a very important Military Center during the American Revolutionary War and was a major commercial center during the canal and railroad periods of the 19th century when it was a transportation hub for the Steel Industry.
There are a lot of attractions in the city. You can visit the Lehigh Canal, State Theater for the Performing Arts, The National Canal Museum/ Hugh Moore Park, and Easton’s Farmer’s Market. There are 2 community Gardens in the city at the Southside Community Gardens and The Easton Neighboring Center. There are yearly events : Riverside Festival of the Arts in September, Easton Garlic Festival in October and Heritage Days in July.
Easton offers plenty of recreational sports to participate in. In the fall: football, Soccer, and Cheerleading, in the spring baseball, and softball for children between the ages of 6-19 and Lacrosse for children under 11.
The School District is Easton Area School District.
The local Hospital is located right in the city Easton Hospital.
Need more information go to: http://www.easton-pa.gov/