Jamestown, a town steeped in history, was founded by the pioneer James Campbell in 1798, who bestowed his name upon it. This charming borough, nestled in Mercer County, officially gained its incorporation in 1853.
Its early growth was ignited by the accessibility provided by the meandering Shenango River, which birthed numerous mills and enterprises along its banks. As the mid-1800s rolled in, the advent of railroads coursing through Jamestown, complete with strategically located depots, cemented its status as a hub for diverse trades and specialty businesses. Notably, the construction of the Pymatuning Dam in 1933 and the subsequent emergence of Pymatuning State Park just two miles away from town have drawn tourists, campers, and fishing enthusiasts to our doorstep.
Today, Jamestown remains a tranquil community, its enduring residents extending warm welcomes to visitors and newcomers alike. It boasts an outstanding school system, a vibrant community spirit, active congregations, and inviting eateries. We cordially invite you to experience our idyllic community and relish the serenity that envelops it.
Council Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of each month, 6pm, 406 Jackson Street, Jamestown, Pa
Municipal Water and Sewer Authority Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of January, March, June, September, December, 5:30pm, 406 Jackson Street, Jamestown, Pa
Open Burning Times: No open burning on Sundays/Mondays NOR during Trick or Treat event in October
Community Yard Sale: Always the last Saturday of June
Waste Management Junk Pick-up Day: Always the Monday after the Community Yard Sales Day
Reminder: No tires, no electronics, nothing over 70 pounds permitted... wood should be bundled
Primary Election: First Tuesday in May; 406 Jackson Street, Jamestown, Pa; Polls open 7am-8pm
Municipal Election: First Tuesday in November; 406 Jackson Street, Jamestown, PA; Polls open 7am-8pm