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

Proposed 2016 Budget

Budget Workshop cancelled.

The Budget Workshop scheduled for

November 25, 2015 has been cancelled.  

The advertising of the proposed 2016 budget was approved

at the Committee Meeting on 

November 23, 2015.


Meeting Procedures

***Upcoming Meetings***

Watsontown Borough Council Meeting

Monday, December 7, 2015 @ 7:30 p.m.

Watsontown Borough Committee Meeting

Monday, December 21, 2015 @ 7:30 p.m.

These meetings will be held at the 

First Lutheran Church 

400 Main Street, Watsontown.


Office closed

The Borough office will be closed on December 18, 2015 from the hours of 11:30 to 1:30.


Sesquicentennial Meeting

Watsontown Borough will be celebrating it's 150th anniversary in 2017. There will be no Sesquicentennial Meeting in December.  The next meeting will be held on January 12, 2016 at 7 pm in Council Chambers.  All are invited to attend.


Borough Representatives

Schedule of Committees to Meet

Schedule of Committees to meet

in Council Chambers



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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*** Tax Collector Information ***

***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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