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:

July 31, 2018

Boil Water in Effect: Due to repairs to the Beckett Street water line, the Town of Williamstown Water Department has issued a Boil Water Notice for the system effective immediately. Follow this link for more information.

July 30, 2018

Beckett Street will be without water until July 31. There was a water line break. If you have an electric hot water heater please turn off or it will burn out. Beckett Street is closed to through traffic at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience.

July 30, 2018

The American Red Cross will be hosting a blood drive at the Williamstown Fire and Public Safety Building on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Follow this link for more information.

July 23, 2018

The Williamstown Fire Chief just called and there was a brush fire on Hebert Road that involved several fire departments being called in. The fire has been contained, unfortunately it will smolder for a few days. Please do not call 911 it will eventually stop smoking.
Thank you for your patience.

July 16, 2018

A retirement party was held for Butch and Tina Bresette on July 12, celebrating their many years of service with Williamstown’s Ambulance and Fire Departments. Follow this link to see photos from the party.

July 11, 2018

Hebert Road will be closed to through traffic until August 3, 2018, for a road rehabilitation project. Follow this link to read the full notice.

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.

June 8, 2018

Williamstown’s new fire engine has arrived! It is an HME 1,000-gallon Rescue Pumper built in Wyoming, Mich. Follow this link to see photos.

March 10, 2018

Town Meeting minutes and election results from the March 6 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.