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Glendon Borough24 Franklin Street, Glendon, PA 18042
Phone: 610-253-1577 Fax: 610-923-5112
Email: GlendonBoro@aol.com
Population 365
Square Miles .79
Mayor Charles E. Seip, Sr.
Congressional District 24th or 15th
Legislative District 136th
Type of Government Mayor and Council
School District Wilson Area School District 610-258-0841
Public Library Mary Meuser Memorial Library 610-258-3040
Property Tax Rate 11.50 mills
Cable RCN 800-746-4726
Service Electric Cable TV & Communications 800-232-9100
Gas UGI Utilities, Inc. 800-322-6013
Electric Met-Ed/First Energy 800-545-7741
Water Easton Suburban Water Authority 610-258-7181
Waste Removal Waste Management, Inc. 888-872-2770
The Borough of Glendon was incorporated in September 1867, and celebrated their 125th anniversary at Hugh Moore Park in 1992. The first Chief Burgess of Glendon was Joseph Morrison, born in Ireland, who came to Glendon in 1840 from Summit Hill. He was responsible, along with others, for raising the money to build historic Keystone Furnace. Over the years, Glendon had three schools. The first was in back of the Old Thomas Iron Works at Island Park. The second, closed around 1934, sits on the hillside below the Glendon Church and is now a private residence. The third, now Glendon Town Hall, closed in 1959 when Glendon Borough School District became a member of the Wilson Borough School District. Theresa A. Morrison became Glendonís first woman mayor in January 1992.




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