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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News & Announcements



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


***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

911, property values spark debate

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:14:00 -0400

Tax increases being considered

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:11:00 -0400

UC parade committee seeks input

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:10:00 -0400

Nearly $1M deficit looms for WRSD

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:45:00 -0400

Filling a gap in the political spectrum

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:42:00 -0400