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.



News & Announcements

2016 Spring Clean - Up

***Upcoming Meetings***

Watsontown Borough Council Meeting


Monday, April 25 2016 @ 7:30 p.m.

Watsontown Borough Committee Workshop

Monday, May 9, 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, May 9, 2016 at 7 pm in Council Chambers.

All are invited to attend.


Planning Commission Meeting

A Planning Commission Meeting will be held on

May 16, 2016 at 7:30 pm in Council Chambers.

All are welcome.



Please be advised, the Borough office has new business hours:

Monday through Thursday 7 am to 5 pm

Friday 7 am to 4 pm

This is an effort to improve customer service and 

benefit the residents of Watsontown.



Please join us for the Watsontown Canal Boat Pavilion Sign

Dedication & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday,

June 9, 2016 at noon.


2016 LST (EMS) Forms

2016 Council & Committee Meeting Schedule

2016 Budget

Meeting Procedures


Watsontown Borough is now banking with

First National Bank

300 Main Street

Watsontown, PA 17777



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.  When using Paypal to  pay your utility bill, please pay at least 5-10 days before the due date to avoid a late fee.

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***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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