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

Beginning Friday, 
December 7th, all leaves to be picked up by the Borough crew must be bagged.

Borough Council vacancy

Watsontown Borough is seeking an interested citizen to fill a vacancy on Borough Council. Applicants must live in the 1st Ward, be at least 18 years old and a registered voter.  The successful applicant will serve until the end of 2019. Please send a letter of interest to Watsontown Borough, P.O. Box 273 or email  jayjarrett@ptd.net by Monday, December 10, 2018. If you have questions or would like more information about the position, please feel free to call the Borough office 570-538-1000.


***Upcoming Meetings***

Watsontown Council Meeting

Monday, December 10, 2018 @ 7:00 p.m. 

The will be no Committee Workshop in December.

These meetings are held in Council Chambers.


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.

Planning Commission Meeting

The next Planning Commission Meeting has scheduled for December 17, 2018 at 7:30 pm.


Borough Code


Residents now have access to Watsontown Borough Ordinances !!!

Click on the link below for full access.


2018 Budget

2018 LST Tax Forms

2018 Meeting Schedule

Meeting Procedures

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

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