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 11, 2024

Martin Road will be closed to through traffic June 12, 2024 from 6:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for culvert replacement.

Brush Hill Road will be closed to through traffic from June 17 through June 28, 2024 for bridge repairs.

May 6, 2024

The Town of Williamstown is accepting applications for the Staff Assistant for the Town Manager, Town Treasurer and Lister’s Office, who plays a pivotal role in facilitating efficient operations and communication within the departments. This position serves as a central point of contact for residents, manages administrative tasks, and supports the smooth functioning of Selectboard meetings. The deadline for applications is May 15, 2024. Follow this link for the full description.

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 29, 2024

Grader Schedule for April 28 to May 4:

  • Hebert Road
  • George Road
  • Martin Road
  • Therriault Hill Road
  • Sugarhouse Hill Road
  • Tower Road
  • Washington Road
  • Grandview Road


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.