Welcome to Weatherly Borough!
The Borough of Weatherly was founded by Benjamin Romig in 1825 through the purchase of a 400 acre piece of land. The Borough of Weatherly was incorporated on October 8,1863. Starting with the timbering industry and moving forward with the development of the railroad and transportation of coal; the population of the town grew dramatically. Other industries were started that employed vast numbers of the population of the town and surrounding communities and even one classified as the largest in the world.
The town had influences that were noteworthy in our region and the country; individuals such as Asa Packer, Charles Schwab, James Audubon, and has touched the lives of Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt.
Over the years; the development of the Weatherly School District, Weatherly Foundry and Castings, Weatherwood and Heritage Hill; facilities for the care of the aged, have made an important contribution to the towns development Eurana Park and the Schwab School as well as the Lehigh Valley Railroad Shops are legacies that will continue to remind us of those that came before us; and what they did to develop this town. Self-sufficient; is a word that describes the town of Weatherly, from the early years of this community; generating its own electricity, providing water to its residents and managing its resources, providing protection, Weatherly, has and will continue to provide for each and every resident; a quality of life that has been passed down and revered by their ancestors.
Lehigh Valley Railroad Days
The Weatherly Community Museum will observe the Lehigh Valley Railroad Days on Saturdays and Sundays now through December 15. On display will be the personal collection of Weatherly Historian John “Jack” Koehler.
Hours from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. and on weekdays by appointment by calling Jack at 570-578-0200. Stop by to see the newly remodeled museum and the priceless history of Weatherly’s railroad heritage.
News & Events
One-Way Traffic Residents are asked to take note: Butz Street from High Street to West Main Street shall be One-Way Traffic moving in a NORTHERLY direction ONLY from November 1, 2014 through April 15, 2015 as stated in Ordinance 91-17.
Christmas Holiday Schedule The Borough Office will be CLOSED on Wednesday, December 24th, Thursday, December 25th & Friday, December 26th & Reopening on Monday, December 29th. January Utility Bills will MAY be mailed out late due to the holiday schedule. Regular TUESDAY garbage pick-up WILL TAKE PLACE during the week of Christmas
Articles for the January Utility Billing Insert Articles for the January Utility Billing Insert must be received by Wednesday, December 17th due to holiday & vacation schedules. Articles will be included on a first come basis, space permitting & allowing for any Borough required information.