Watsontown Borough

Northumberland County Pennsylvania

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.

Borough Office Hours:

Monday through Thursday 7 am to 5 pm

Friday 7 am to 4 pm



News & Announcements


Please call the Borough Office if you haven't received your electric bill.  The Borough Office has received numerous phone calls from Borough residents stating they haven't received this month's electric bill.  We are logging a list of those who call. The Borough Office has been in contact with the Post Office here and in Harrisburg, the issue is being investigated.  All electric bills were mailed on June 6, 2016.  Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.


Friday, June 24th & Saturday 25th, 2016

4th of July

Part-time Laborers

***Upcoming Meetings***

Watsontown Borough Council Meeting


Monday, June 27, 2016 @ 7:30 p.m.

Watsontown Borough Committee Workshop   

Monday, July 11, 2016 @ 7:30 p.m.

These meetings are now held in Council Chambers.


Sesquicentennial Meeting

Watsontown Borough will be celebrating it's 150th 

anniversary in 2017. The next meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 7 pm in Council Chambers.

All are invited to attend.


Meeting Procedures

Borough of Watsontown Meeting Procedures


Planning Commission Meeting

A Planning Commission Meeting will be held on

July 18, 2016 at 7:30 pm in Council Chambers.

All are welcome.


2016 LST (EMS) Forms


Watsontown Borough is now banking with

First National Bank

300 Main Street

Watsontown, PA 17777


2016 Council & Committee Meeting Schedule

2016 Budget

***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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Watsontown Borough
318 Main Street - Watsontown, PA 17777
570.538.1000(v) - 570.538.3353(f)

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