Welcome to Watsontown

Watsontown is a borough of about 2,255 residents located in Northumberland

County,in central Pennsylvania. Situated along the West Branch of the

Susquehanna River, the primary transportation route in the 1700's and 1800's,

Watsontown grew as a transportation hub that spurred settlement and building

of mills and businesses.  Today, Watsontown has historic homes,

manufacturing enterprises and access to recreation along the Susquehanna River

and forests of central Pennsylvania.


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News & Announcements

Leaf Pick Up

Please be advised, all leaves should be bagged.  The crew will no longer be out with the leaf picker.  They will pick up bagged leaves only.  You may call the office for pick up though it's not necessary.  Thank you for your cooperation.


2014 Santa House Hours

December 19th  6:00 to 8:00 pm

December 20th  1:00 to 3:00 pm

There will be a collection box during ALL Santa hours for the Neighbor's Helping Neighbor's Food Drive.


*** 2015 Electric Notice ***

    As of January 1, 2015, the Borough will only accept payments for electric and refuse services at the Borough office.  Payments may be made at the Borough office either at the front window during business hours, via regular mail or in the drop box.  


    Payments received after 4:00 PM on the due date will be considered late.  Payments will no longer be accepted at West Milton State Bank. Invoices sent to customers will include the following statements:


    Payments must be received by 4:00 PM on due date. 

    Payments will no longer be accepted at West Milton State Bank.


***Susquehanna Greenway Gateway***


Books are available to sign out & review regarding the study at the Watsontown Borough Office and the Montgomery House Library.

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Be advised:  although your deposit shows on the Borough Paypal account immediately, it has to be deposited into our financial institution before your account is credited.  Please pay your utility bill at least 5-7 days before the due date to avoid a late fee. 


Local News

Geisinger’s Janet Weis Children’s Hospital celebrates 20th birthday

Sat, 13 Dec 2014 01:05:00 -0500

Library displays Smoking Men

Sat, 13 Dec 2014 01:00:00 -0500

Ministry hosting Christmas Bazaar today

Sat, 13 Dec 2014 00:54:00 -0500

Public meeting protocol may vary

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 08:34:00 -0500

Rockwell’s stage comes to life

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 08:31:00 -0500