Newell Borough

General Character

Newell Borough is located in the northwestern portion of Fayette County along the Monongahela River. The Borough contains a variety of uses including residential, neighborhood commercial and industry. The industrial uses are evident in the landscape, especially near the river and rail lines.


Key Attributes

  • Access to the Monongahela River

Existing Built Area

  • 40% of Borough land area
  • The Existing Built areas are located along the Monongahela River

Future Growth Areas

  • Growth will occur as in-fill and reuse of the existing fabric

Resource Preservation

  • 12% of Borough land area

Land Reclamation

  • 1% of Borough land area
  • One site in the northern portion of the Borough

Rural Conservation

  • 47% of Borough land area