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 It is a distinct pleasure to welcome residents, businesses and visitors to historic Wellsboro Borough. This website contains information on many different organizations and aspects of the Borough of Wellsboro. If you would like more information, please email borowell@epix.net or call (570) 724-3186. Your suggestions are welcome.

Wellsboro, the County Seat, was incorporated March 16, 1830 and sits in the geographical center of Tioga County in the lush green valley formed by the intersection of the Kelsey, Morris, and Charleston creeks.

The Borough Office is located at 14 Crafton Street. All Borough meetings are held in the Council meeting room. Monday through Friday office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

A six member Council governs the Borough. The Mayor acts as a tiebreaker for voting purposes and oversees the Police Department, which is located at 28 Crafton Street.

Borough Council plays an active role in Borough affairs, governing old and creating new legislation for the 3348 residents, and setting the tax rate (currently 6.33 mills). Tax dollars provide for Parks and Recreation, Police Protection, Zoning, Land Use and Subdivisions, a Garbage Collection and Recycling Program, Street and Bridge Maintenance, Street Lighting, and Water/Waste Water Facilities. User fees are also charged, based on consumption, for water, sewer, and garbage usage.

Borough Manager


The Borough Manager was hired by Borough Council to direct the daily operations of the borough.  The Manager coordinates and directs the work of the borough departments, prepares an annual budget for Council approval, and implements policy decisions of the Council. The Borough Manager also serves as Open Records Officer.  He can be reached at (570) 724-3186. To request a copy of a document, proceed to Permits, download the Public Review of Records Request, fill out and fax or send by mail to the Borough Office, care of Louis Rachiele, Borough Manager, 14 Crafton Street, Wellsboro, PA  16901.