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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2014 - Halloween

Halloween - 2014

October 31, 2014

WABA's Annual Halloween Parade

forming at 5:30 pm at the 8th Street Park

& end at the Watsontown Park

Trick or Treating from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm



The Watsontown Borough electricians will continue to trim trees from electric lines at various locations in town.  Cooperation is appreciated.  Questions, please call Edie Moser at 570-538-1000.


***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

Celebrating 100 years

Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:11:00 -0400

Education foundation kickoff is Sunday

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:53:00 -0400

Tomorrow’s leaders learn today

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:51:00 -0400

Ghostly tales

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:50:00 -0400

Armed man makes off with thousands

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:47:00 -0400