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About Our Borough

Schuylkill Haven Borough is situated along the Schuylkill River for which it is named. Schuylkill Haven is a borough in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. The borough's population was 5,253 as of the 2020 census. Schuylkill Haven is situated along the Schuylkill River for which it is named. 

Schuylkill Haven is a focal point of activity in southern Schuylkill County.  Schuylkill Haven is located 43.4 miles west of Allentown, 92.6 miles northwest of Philadelphia, and 131 miles west of New York City.

Nestled in the beautiful mountains of eastern Pennsylvania, Schuylkill Haven Borough was an important crossroads of river and railroad transportation during the Industrial and Manufacturing Revolutions in the United States.

Today, it remains a progressive destination for visitors and modern day settlers who seek a strong secondary and higher education, enjoy extensive municipal and community services, appreciate a strong historical and cultural heritage, value recreational opportunities for all ages, and work to assure a vibrant economy now and for the future.

Borough hall is located at 333 Center Ave in the old KNBT Bank. Schuylkill Haven's borough hall was once located in the Schuylkill Haven train station on Main Street. In July 2015, it was moved to 333 Centre Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 61).


The mission of the Schuylkill Haven Borough is to maintain and improve the quality of life for citizens, living, working, or visiting in the Borough of Schuylkill Haven.

We will strive to maintain the excellent utility services that the Borough provides for its citizens at all times.

We are committed to provide the best quality water, electric service and sewer service.  We will maintain the Borough’s streets and provide quality service in snow removal and ice control.

The Schuylkill Haven Borough is a great place to live and the Borough’s mission is to strive to maintain quality service for the citizens of the “Little Town That Could”.