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Borough Office 610-863-4119
Manager 610-863-1822
Police 610-759-8517
Sewer 610-863-5422
Street 610-863-9605
Park 610-863-9249
Animal 610-217-7025
Zoning & Code 610-863-1821
Tax Collector 610-863-9487

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Welcome to the Borough of Pen Argyl. Pen Argyl Municipal Building is located at 11 N. Robinson Avenue, Pen Argyl, PA 18072 Pen Argyl, a town of 3600 residents, is located in Northampton County, PA, and is near Routes 33 and 80 at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountain and the Appalachian Trail. Our community began in 1853 when Joseph Kellow discovered slate. Pen Argyl received its name from a Welsh word meaning “head” and from the Anglo-Saxon word “argylite” meaning slate rock. With the influx of quarrymen from Cornwall, England, the town began to grow and was incorporated in 1882 and became part of the area known as the Slate Belt. Currently there is still one slate quarry that is still in operation. The quarrymen and their families brought with them the baking of “pasties”, a beef meat pie, which was the popular food to take to work in the quarries. Pasties can still be bought today at Mr. Pasties located in Pen Argyl. Today Pen Argyl is known for its historic Dentzel carousel which is housed at Weona Park. This carousel was purchased in 1923 and is one of the few remaining Dentzel carousels that has stationary wooden animals. The carousel is open for rides during the summer park season.

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  • Calendar Notice

    All meetings at Borough Hall unless otherwise noted. To obtain further information, please use the contact form above.

  • Monday 7th of August at 5:00 PM

    Authority Meeting


Special Notices


    These Special Notices are non regularly scheduled events. Weather conditions and other seasonal notices will be fond here.

  • Borough Council Meeting
    Due to lack of quorum Pen Argyl Borough Council, Northampton County, has rescheduled their regularly scheduled Council Meeting for Tuesday, June 6, 2017 to Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 7:00 PM, in Council Chambers, 11 N. Robinson Avenue. Robin Zmoda Pen Argyl Borough Manager

    Slate Belt Rising
    SLATE BELT RISING Slate Belt Rising is looking for volunteers for committees that will assist the program to implement a community revitalization plan in the Boroughs of Wind Gap, Pen Argyl, Bangor and Portland. Please contact Stephen Reider at 484-523-0900 or at for more information. Check out the program information on the web page.

    New Ordinance going into affect
    NEW ORDINANCE-QUALITY OF LIFE The Borough Council has adopted a quality of life ordinance in response to resident concerns regarding lack of maintenance of properties, improper storage of trash and rubbish, storage of inoperable/non- registered vehicles and accumulation of snow and ice contributing to the deterioration of property values and general disorder in a community. Recognizing these are community problems, the purpose of this Ordinance is to promote the health, safety and general welfare of the Borough by helping to create a clean environment for the citizens of Pen Argyl. You can see the entire ordinance inline at:

    National Geographic Scenic, Wild Delaware RIver Geotourism
    Take a look at our beautiful Carousel featured on this web site!!!

    Weona Carousel & Miniature Golf
    BEGINNING JUNE 1 HOURS FOR CAROUSEL & MINI-GOLF: WED. - FRI 3 P.M.-9 P.M. SAT & SUN 12 Noon - 9 P.M. SIZZLING SUMMER SPECIAL ---- $2.00 off a game of golf Wed..-Fri. only!