Newton Centre is Newton’s largest village and is the largest downtown area among all of the villages in Newton.
The three busiest roads in Newton Centre are Beacon Street, Centre Street and Langley Road. These three streets make up the triangular shaped main commercial center, which features many upscale shopping destinations such as Betsy Jenney and CERI. This area of upscale shopping is known as Piccadilly Square and is also home to one of the best diners in Newton, The Deluxe Station Diner. The Newton Centre Green is also located here and hosts Ethnic Festivals on Sunday evenings, while on Wednesday afternoons in the summer children’s performances take place at the Newton Centre Playground. The village is also home to Crystal Lake, a great place to bring the family on a hot summer day. Newton Centre is a quiet village that can also offer its visitors and residents the bustling lifestyle of a city in its upscale village center. Just five miles from Newton Centre you can find Mount Ida College tucked away privately on Dedham Street. The college is widely known for its Veterinary Technologist Program and their state-of-the art facility.
You can find the MBTA system passing right through Piccadilly Square here in Newton Centre. In the village center the D train of the green line passes through directly behind the Deluxe Station Diner. Below you can find a diagram of the green line passing through Newton Centre for a more in depth description. Also in Newton Centre the MBTA bus line passes through the village center. While Newton Centre is a centrally located village it is a quick five to ten minute drive to the mass pike in Auburndale giving residents and visitors easy access to the major highways.
Newton City Hall is located in 1000 Commonwealth Ave, which is actually in Newton Centre.
ZIPCODE NOTES: The 02459 zip code includes Thompsonville, Oak Hill, Oak Hill Park, and Newton Centre.