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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***Watsontown Spring Clean-up Days for Residents***


*** Tax Collector Information ***

***Upcoming Meetings***

Watsontown Borough Committee Meeting

Monday, April 27,2015 @ 7:30 p.m.

Watsontown Borough Council Meeting

Monday, May 4, 2015 @ 7:30 p.m.

Meetings are held in Council Chambers 

unless otherwise noted.


***New Police Chief***

Watsontown welcomes new Chief of Police Rodney Witherite. Mayor David Hontz swore in Chief Witherite at the March 2, 2015 Borough Council Meeting.



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 5-10 days before the due date to avoid a late fee.

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*** 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.


***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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