Watsontown Northumberland County, Pennsylvania

Watsontown: Borough in northwestern Northumberland County, Pennsylvania

About

Watsontown is a city located in the county of Northumberland in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,351 and a population density of 979 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,243 inhabitants.

The city was created 227 years ago in 1793.

Watsontown Quick Facts

Population : 2,243 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Northumberland County
Postal code : 17777
Area : 2.4 km2
Has part : Watsontown Cemetery, Watsontown River Bridge
Altitude : 479 feet / 146 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1794 (227 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 14:45:17 (1st December 2021)
Density : 934 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.81% (2010-2020)
Weather : 30℉ Patchy Fog 7-days weather
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Location of Watsontown on Pennsylvania map.
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Geography

Watsontown is located at 41°5'4"N 76°51'50"W (41.0845300, -76.8638500).

Watsontown map

Weather

Watsontown forecast: Patchy fog. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. West wind around 3 mph. more

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Watsontown decreased by 4.81% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,351 - census
2011 2,361 0.42% estimation process
2012 2,365 0.17% estimation process
2013 2,350 -0.64% estimation process
2014 2,339 -0.47% estimation process
2015 2,318 -0.91% estimation process
2016 2,301 -0.74% estimation process
2017 2,285 -0.7% estimation process
2018 2,265 -0.88% estimation process
2019 2,252 -0.58% estimation process
2020 2,243 -0.4% estimation process

Watsontown zip code is 17777. County name: Northumberland, County fips: 42097

Watsonburg, Watsontown

Local Places in Watsontown

People born in Watsontown (1)

American baseball player Bob Farley was born in Watsontown

Schools in Watsontown

College & universities near Watsontown, PA

Code Name City ZIP
438221 Platt College-McCann-Lewisburg Lewisburg (PA) 17837

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Watsontown, PA

Code Name Address Type
LEW Lewistown 150 Helen Street RAIL
WKB Wilkes-Barre, PA 47 South Washington Street BUS
HAR Harrisburg Transportation Center 4th and Chestnut Streets RAIL
WHV White Haven, PA I-476, Exit 95/I-80, Exit 277, at Hwy 940 BUS
MID Middletown Union Street and Mill Street RAIL

Post offices near Watsontown

Post Office Name City ZIP
Watsontown Post Office Watsontown (PA) 17777

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Northumberland County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Northumberland County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Sunbury 9,322 City in western Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Northumberland 3,570 Borough in western Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States
Kulpmont 2,735 Borough in southeastern Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Shamokin 2,367 City in southeastern Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Elysburg 2,194 Census-designated place (CDP) in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States
Trevorton 1,834 Census designated place
Marshallton 1,441 Census designated place
Atlas 809 Census-designated place in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Turbotville 662 Borough in northwestern Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Marion Heights 573 Borough in southeastern Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
West Cameron 522 Township in southern Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Hamilton 479 Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania
Herndon 299 Borough in southwestern Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States
McEwensville 273 Borough in northwestern Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Reed 240 Township in western Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
Burnside 220 Borough of Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Watsontown distances to largest Pennsylvania cities