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:

November 16, 2023

Brush Hill Road at the intersection of Vermont Route 64 will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, November 20 and 21, 2023, for road/bridge repair from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Please seek alternative routes. Thank you for your patience.

November 14, 2023

Vermont Route 64 paving project will begin November 15th. Expect delays.

October 11, 2023

The Town of Williamstown’s Board of Cemetery Commissioners is accepting bids for cemetery maintenance, groundskeeping and sexton work for the term from April 1, 2024, until November 15, 2024. Follow this link to see the Request for Bid document.

Sealed bids shall be received at:
Williamstown Town Clerk’s Office
Attn: Cemetery Commission
P.O. Box 646, 2470 VT Rte 14
Williamstown, VT 05679

The deadline for bids is Wednesday, October 25, at 4 p.m.

October 3, 2023

South Hill Road will be closed from Covey Farm to the intersection of Menard Crossroad for the installation of a new culvert structure from Oct. 9 until Dec. 1. Please use Menard Crossroad detour. Thank you for your patience.

March 13, 2023

Follow this link to read the 2023 Town Meeting minutes and click here for the annual School Meeting minutes.

Follow this link for the Town Meeting Warning and click here to read or download the Town Report. An addendum can be read here. Follow this link for the School Meeting Warning.

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.