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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2015 Holiday Decorating Contest

Holiday Decorating Contest

Sponsored by Watsontown Area Business Association

Categories:  Decorated Door, Electrical Display, Commercial

Judging will take place between December 10th & 18th.

 Winners will be selected the weekend of December 18th.

If you DO NOT want your home to participate in the contest mail your request to:



Decorating Contest

P O Box 33

Watsontown PA 17777


Tree Lighting & Santa Coming



Friday, December 5, 2014 @ 6:00 pm

at the Watsontown Municipal

Parking Lot next to Lingle's

Refreshments provided &

 Crafts available to buy.


2014 Santa House Hours

December 5th  6:15 to 8:00 pm

December 6th  1:00 to 3:00 pm

December 12th  6:00 to 8:00 pm

December 13th  1:00 to 3:00 pm

December 19th  6:00 to 8:00 pm

December 20th  1:00 to 3:00 pm

There will be a collection box during ALL Santa hours for the Neighbor's Helping Neighbor's Food Drive.


*** 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. Invoices sent to customers will include the following statements:


    Payments must be received by 4:00 PM on due date.


    Payments will no longer be accepted at West Milton State Bank.



The Watsontown Borough electricians will continue to trim trees from electric lines at various locations in town. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.  Please call Edie Moser, Borough Manager 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.

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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

WCEC fire board chair reviewing funding formula

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:25:00 -0500

‘Have some fun’

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:23:00 -0500

Merger presentation planned

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:29:00 -0500

Legion thanks students

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:27:00 -0500

Train museum gearing up

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:44:00 -0500