About Pottstown

The Town That Can.

And Does.

Located on the Schuylkill River in western Montgomery County, PA, Pottstown is home to approximately 22,000 residents.

With strong ties to its past, Pottstown was once a thriving industrial town that made everything including the locks for the Panama Canal and the Golden Gate Bridge.

Now, in the Borough of Pottstown’s 5.5 sq. mi. you will find diverse, established neighborhoods and institutions with well-deserved reputations for innovation and excellence including Montgomery County Community College, The Hill School, and Pottstown Hospital Tower Health.

Pottstown is the traditional urban center of a region consisting of eight municipalities with a combined population of over 79,000. Businesses large and small call Pottstown home.

Great Place To Live

From vibrant High Street with its outdoor beer gardens, unique shops, and a community theater, to streets with pocket gardens, to multiple parks throughout its 5.5 sq. miles, you’d be hard-pressed to not find something for everyone. Add to that historical architecture that spans two centuries, affordable housing that gives you a lot of bang for your buck, and local schools dedicated to success at every level, Pottstown is hard to beat as a place to live.

A Great Place to Do Business In

Pottstown presents unique business opportunities for commercial space as well as industrial operations. The central business district features historic architecture, walkable tree-lined streets and a growing list of shops, restaurants, arts and cultural organizations. Pottstown is an equally attractive location for industry. The community’s industrial history spans centuries and has produced an infrastructure that continues to make the borough a great location for conducting business in today’s global economy.

Get In Touch With The Borough

If you need to get in touch with the Borough on something that is beyond what the Mayor does, click the link below to take you to a page full of different forms to help you do what you want to do: