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

***Upcoming Meetings***

Watsontown Borough Council Meeting


Monday, August 14, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.

Watsontown Borough Committee Meeting

Monday, August 28, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.

These meetings are held in Council Chambers.

Police Department in the Sesquicentennial Parade
Sampson had the honor of leading Watsontown's 150 year celebration parade this past weekend in Watsontown. A special thanks to the community for their support of their police department and Farra DeNell Phillips (Fox View Farm) for preparing Sampson for this important event. Photo taken by Valerie Hontz.


Planning Commission Meeting

A Planning Commission Meeting will be held on

August 21, 2017 at 7:30 pm in Council Chambers.

All are welcome.


Sesquicentennial Meeting

Watsontown Borough will be celebrating it's 150th 

anniversary in 2017. The next meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 7 pm in Council Chambers. 

All are invited to attend.


Press Release & Application

2017 Budget

2017 Meeting Schedule

Swift 911Emergency Notification

Meeting Procedures

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

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