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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The Watsontown Borough electricians will begin trimming trees from electric lines on Tuesday,

July 15, 2014.  We will begin work around 8 a.m.  at various locations in town.  Cooperation is appreciated.  Questions, please

call Edie Moser at 570-538-1000.


***National Night Out***

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014:  National Night Out:  The Watsontown Police Department and the Warrior Run Area Fire Department will be hosting their 8th annual National Night Out event.  It will be located at the Fire Department across from the Elementary School along Route 405, from 6pm-8pm.  This will be a chance for local residents, adults and kids, to come out and meet the police and fire personnel and ask questions.  They will be able to see department police cars and fire trucks up close.  Plenty of information and handouts will be available for adults and kids, as well as prizes from a raffle.  There will be bike materials, bike inspections and bike registrations available.  An inflatable "bounce house" for the kids will be on site.  In addition, there will be music and refreshments to include drinks and hot dogs.  Come join us for a fun "Night Out"!!


*** Watsontown Yard Sales ***


                  Community Yard Sales


                    September 27, 2014




Once again this summer, the Borough crew

will be picking up brush. 

No hedge clippings, root balls or trash. 

Brush must be placed at the curb.  No pick-ups will be done on our

alleys.  The scheduled dates are:

 August 5th & September 2nd

Please do NOT call the Borough Office for pick-ups.  Everyone’s cooperation is required for this valuable program to continue.



***Susquehanna Greenway Gateway***


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



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.


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