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:

August 22, 2018

The Town of Williamstown is seeking a reliable, qualified and drug-free candidate to join its road crew in a full-time position. Follow this link for more information.

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.

August 17, 2018

On Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, the Northfield Conservation Commission is hosting a public forum on how to slow the spread of the invasive Emerald Ash Borer. Presenters include Meredith Whitney, Forest Pest Education Coordinator from UVM Extension and Russ Barrett, consulting forester for the commission. The event will be at United Church of Northfield’s Howe’s Hall from 7-8:30 p.m. Follow this link for more information about the Ash Borer or click here to see a map of area it is effecting.

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 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.

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.