Welcome to the East Rochester Borough Website
Our community of East Rochester was incorporated in 1908 from Rochester Township. The town used to be called “Seldom Seen” since residential areas were separated from the main road by the railroad. From this page you will find links providing you with information about ordinances, forms, minutes of the borough council meetings and announcements. We welcome your suggestions for improvement.
Some interesting facts you may not know about our community….
Abner Lacock, a state senator, lived here.
Rochester Tumbler Works, a glass producing plant, used to be located in the area.
Part of the Valvoline Oil Company extends into the borough.
A shopping plaza along Route 65 opened in the 1960’s, and K-Mart was located there at one time.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation maintenance garage is located in the borough.
The East Rochester-Monaca Bridge was a toll bridge until the tolls were removed in 1973.
The Borough of East Rochester has, as of July 1, 2017, a population of 539. Our population as counted by families is 397.
Our business hours are Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 8:00 am until 4:30 pm. Please go to our contact page for additional details.