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 & 1800's, Watsontown grew as a transportation hub that spurred settlement & building of mills & businesses.  Today, Watsontown has historic homes, manufacturing enterprises & access to recreation along the Susquehanna River & forests of central Pennsylvania.

Watsontown Borough

Physical address:  318 Main Street

Mailing address:  P.O. Box 273

Watsontown, PA 17777


Borough Office Hours:

Monday through Thursday 7 am to 5 pm

Friday 7 am to 4 pm

News & Announcements

Planning Commission Vacancy

Watsontown Borough is seeking an interested citizen to fill a vacancy on the Planning Commission. Applicants must live in Watsontown and be at least 18 years old.  Please send a letter of interest to Watsontown Borough, P.O. Box 273 or email  jayjarrett@ptd.net by Friday,

February 8, 2019.  If you have questions or would like more information about the position, please feel

free to call the Borough office 570-538-1000.


2019 LST Tax Forms

Planning Commission Meeting

The next Planning Commission Meeting has scheduled for January 21, 2019 at 7:30 pm.


2019 Budget

2019 Meeting Schedule

Yard Debris
The Borough refuse contract indicates the use of a maximum 33 gallon garbage can. Just as with household trash, any yard waste MUST be in NO larger than a 32 gallon trash bag. Don't forget to purchase your stickers at the Borough Office.

Borough Code


Residents now have access to Watsontown Borough Ordinances !!!

Click on the link below for full access.


Meeting Procedures

Watsontown Borough
318 Main Street - Watsontown, PA 17777
570.538.1000(v) - 570.538.3353(f)

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