The Town of Barre is nestled deep within the Green Mountains of Central Vermont. Our  lovely intimate community was officially chartered in 1781 and is now home to approximately 7,600 residents.

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The Town of Barre

is composed of 5 separate villages, including East Barre, Graniteville, South Barre and Websterville. Barre Town is known for its large granite quarries, panoramic mountain views, beautiful natural scenery, outstanding school, great residential neighborhoods, and  modern recreation facilities. As an integral part of the Barre-Montpelier urban area, our families enjoy all the conveniences of an urban area while residing in some of the state's most beautiful, rural environments. Come visit our community anytime, there are many ways to enjoy our Town Forest, bike paths, and recreation facilities all year round. With our rich history of entrepreneurship, some of the world’s hardest working and most creative people, and an unparalleled quality of life, there is no better place than Barre Town to live, work, raise a family, grow a business, or just visit!

Recent Annoucements

1. The quarterly property tax installment and semi-annual sewer use fee payments are due Tuesday, February 16.

2. Do you own a home in Vermont as your primary residence? If so, by law, the resident homeowner must annually file a Homestead Declaration. Depending on household income, the homeowner may also be eligible to file for a Property Tax Adjustment. You can obtain more information by visiting the Vermont Department of Taxes website or calling 802-828-2515.


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