Berwick is a small city in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
Berwick founded by Evan Owen a Surveyor, is a borough in Columbia County, Pennsylvania, 27 miles, which is 43 km, southwest of Wilkes Barre. Light manufacturing industries have flourished in Berwick, which consolidated with the borough of West Berwick, where 5,512 people lived in 1910. Population in 1910, 5,357; in 1920, 12,181; and in 1940, 13,181 people. The population was 10,774 at the 2000 census.
Berwick is home to Berwick Offray, a gift ribbon manufacturing plant, and Wise Foods, Inc., a snack food company founded by Berwick native Earl Wise in the first half of the twentieth century, famous for its potato chips. Berwick is also famous for its high school football team, the Bulldogs which is six times State champions and three times national champions. Berwick is now the home of the 2008 PIAA AAA Baseball State Champions. It is the schools first baseball state championship in its history. Berwick was one of the places where the Stuart tank was produced. American Car & Foundry, a producer of rolling stock for railroads also operated a plant in Berwick.
Many world travelers that you run into will occassionally have passed through this microscopic town.
While activities are limited in this small area, the Susquehanna river is available to fish in. There is also a one room movie theater, the Berwick Theater. Also, downtown there is a bowling alley called Pepper's.
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While Berwick is a small town, there are definitely multiple places to eat.
One of my favorite restaurants happens to be Bandit's Roadhouse, located on Front street.
Also located on Front Street are: Burger King McDonalds May's Family Restaurant May's Drive-In Stuccio's Pizzeria Great Wall Buffet Happy Buffet Berwick Diner Wings N Thangs JC's Chinese Restaurant Subway and recently added Chinese restaurant, the Panda Buffet.
There are many pizza places in this town as well. Stuccios Scicchitanos East End Pizza Famosa Pizza Romeo's Dominoes Pollock's Pizza
Other restaurants include: Uptown Diner Mickey's Diner
There are many bars in and around the town of Berwick. These include, but not limited to: Crossroads Silver Bullet Ted's Bandit's JJ's Cobblestone
There are no real hotels or places to stay overnight in Berwick, however, there are surrounding towns with hotels to stay at. In Bloomsburg, there is the: Tennytown Motel Red Maple Inn Econolodge Stone Castle Hotel Hampton Inn Budget Host Hotel Inn Express Patriot Inn
There are many surrounding towns such as Bloomsburg, Hazleton, or Conyngham, which are very accessible to stay in.
This page was last edited at 04:52, on 4 March 2009 by Rachel Pearson. Based on work by Wikitravel user(s) Huttite.