Welcome to Williamstown!

Welcome to the official Town of Williamstown, Vermont, website, where residents and visitors are kept up-to-date on town government and activities.

Chartered on August 9, 1781, Williamstown is the second-largest municipality in Orange County. As of the 2010 census, our population is 3,389 residents. Students from pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade attend Williamstown schools. Ainsworth State Park, which offers camping, hiking and hunting, is located in town. Major thoroughfares include Interstate 89 and Vermont Route 14. Follow this link to learn more about the town’s history.

Town Notices:

February 10, 2020

Follow this link to see the Town of Williamstown’s annual audit performed by Graham & Graham, P.C., for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019.

February 5, 2020

Williamstown’s Town and School Meetings are to be held on Tuesday, March 3. The meetings begin at 10 a.m. at the Williamstown Middle High School. Australian ballot voting is from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. at the same location. Follow this link for the School Meeting Warning and click here for the Town Meeting Warning. Follow this link to read or download the 2019 Annual Report.

February 4, 2020

All dogs need to be registered by April 1st, with a current rabies certificate on file. A Rabies Clinic will be held on March 21, 2020, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Public Safety Building. The fees are $10 for a spayed or neutered dog and $14 for a non-spayed or -neutered pooch.

January 14, 2020

The Williamstown Selectboard adopted the Ordinance Resulating All-terrain Vehicle Use on Town Highways at their meeting on Jan. 13. Follow this link to see the ordinance.

August 16, 2019

CVFiber is our 17-community-owned municipal entity that needs your input as we move forward to bring a very high-speed fiber network to your home and business. To help with our planning of the network, we need to understand your interest so we can plan for the system. This is your system. We need to know whether you currently have or don’t have internet services, from whom, and whether you would be willing to sign up for CVFiber when it becomes available. Follow this link to take the survey. We need about 20% of our households to complete the survey to get a picture of demand and desires. This survey may help define in which community we build out first.

July 25, 2019

The latest issue of the Williamstown News is now online. Follow this link to read or download the newsletter.

July 2, 2019

As of July 1, Town Clerks can no longer make birth and death certificates available from the vault (new state law). The person requesting a certified copy of either a birth or death needs to fill out an application form and show a form of ID. Follow this link to download the application. It will be a little more time consuming than before so please be patient.

Please call the clerk’s office first to assure availability.

March 12, 2019

Town Meeting minutes and election results from the March 5 meeting can be found by following this link. For School Meeting minutes and elections results, click here.

Follow this link to download or read the most recent Williamstown Annual Report.

August 21, 2018

Follow this link to catch up on the efforts of Central Vermont Internet, a non-profit that is aiming to bring high-speed internet to a dozen towns in the area by 2020.

June 14, 2018

The State of Vermont has released information about the emerald ash borer, an invasive tree pest that has affected Williamstown and surrounding communities. Follow this link to read the document.