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 2020 census, our population is 3,515 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 3, 2024

Fireworks schedule for the next two weeks:
908 VT Route 64, July 5th, 6th & 13th
4291 VT Route 14, July 6th, rain date July 7th
37 Beckett Street, July 4th

Town Office will be closed July 4th and 5th .

Roadside mowing will begin on July 8th for the month of July.

April 29, 2024

The Town of Williamstown is accepting applications for a road crew member/equipment operator. Work includes plowing, ditching, road repair, roadside mowing, culvert work, chainsaw operation, equipment maintenance and other duties. Requirements include a clean driving record, a CDL license and the ability to pass drug/alcohol tests. Highway/road experience is preferred.

This is a full-time position with excellent benefits. To apply, contact the Town Manager’s Office at [email protected] or 802-433-6671 ext. 101 for an employment application. Town of Williamstown is an equal-opportunity employer.

April 23, 2024

Town Officer/appointment vacancies:

Planning Commission
Central Vermont Waste District Rep.

Contact the Town Manager if you are interested.

March 12, 2024

Williamstown’s annual Town and School Meetings were held on March 5, 2024:

January 15, 2024

Follow this link to see the Town of Williamstown’s annual audit performed by VeroffCPA for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2023.

March 9, 2023

Notice of Williamstown Commission/Committee/Volunteer Vacancies

Cemetery Commissioner 1 year of 5-year term.
Ainsworth Public Library Trustee 1 of 5 years remaining.
Planning Commission 2 – 3 year appointment vacancies.
Fence Viewer – 2 – 1 year appointment vacancies.
Central VT Solid Waste Management Town Representative – 1-year appointment.

If you are interested in filling one of the above vacancies, please submit a letter of interest to the Town Manager’s Office. Email: [email protected] or by mail to Town Manager, P.O. Box 646, Williamstown, VT 05679

January 10, 2023

The Williamstown Selectboard added an amendment to the Ordinance Regulating All-terrain Vehicle Use on Town Highways at their meeting on Jan. 9. Follow this link to see the amended ordinance.

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.