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.


*** Watsontown Yard Sales ***


                  Community Yard Sales


                    September 27, 2014




Once again this summer, the Borough crew

will be picking up brush.  No more than a pick-up load

should be put out.  No hedge clippings, root balls or trash. 

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

alleys.  The last scheduled date is:

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.


Local News

Shredder offers warning

Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:26:00 -0400

Prison, ex-warden receive praise

Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:22:00 -0400

Friday fire destroys Union County home

Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:11:00 -0400

Board postpones bids for new HS

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:40:00 -0400

Bears benefit Budd family

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:36:00 -0400