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

Sesquicentennial Poetry Contest

Photo of Sesquicentennial  Poetry Contest winners sponsored by First National Bank

 & The Watsontown Sesquicentennial Committee.

L-R Dennis Confer, Sesquicentennial Committee Chairman; Warrior Run Middle School Students, Tyler Knouse, Anthony Vargo, Christina Vargo, and  Hunter Rovenolt;  and First National Bank Assistant Manager& Sesquicentennial Committee Member  Diana Johnson


***Upcoming Meetings***

Watsontown Borough Council Meeting


Monday, June 12, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.

Watsontown Borough Committee Meeting

Monday, June 26, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.

These meetings are held in Council Chambers.

Sesquicentennial Meeting

Watsontown Borough will be celebrating it's 150th 

anniversary in 2017. The next meeting has been scheduled for June 28, 2017 at 7 pm in Council Chambers. 

All are invited to attend.


Planning Commission Meeting

A Planning Commission Meeting will be held on

June 19, 2017 at 7:30 pm in Council Chambers.

All are welcome.


Property Tax/Rent Rebate Information

Press Release & Application

2017 Budget

2017 LST Forms

2017 Meeting Schedule

Kelsey's Dream 5K - Saturday, March 25, 2017

       Chief Rodney Witherite and Sampson 

Meeting Procedures

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

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