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:

June 11, 2019

In 2019, $2,600,000 in state income tax credits are available to projects that enhance the historic character and improve building safety of older and historic commercial and community buildings in designated village centers and downtowns. The tax credits support general rehabilitation work, code compliance work, and façade improvements, and may be combined with the federal program.

Applications are due Monday July 1, 2019 and the Vermont Downtown Board will make is allocation decisions when it meets July 29, 2019.

Follow this link for more information and to download an application.

June 4, 2019

The Town of Williamstown will be doing a flow test on all town hydrants June  9-15, 2019. Your water may be a bit discolored during this town but it is fine to use.

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.

January 23, 2019

Follow this link to see the Town of Williamstown’s annual audit performed by Batchelder Associates, PC, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018.

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.