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The Town of Barre is nestled deep within the Green Mountains of Central Vermont. Our  lovely and intimate community was officially chartered in 1781 and is now home to approximately 7,900 residents.

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The Town of Barre

is home to four small unincorporated villages; including East Barre, Websterville, Graniteville, and South Barre. Each village has a post office, stores, a playground and churches. Barre Town is known for its large granite quarries, panoramic mountain views, beautiful natural scenery, outstanding school, great residential neighborhoods, modern recreation facilities and attractive industrial park. 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!  


  1. Sterling Hill Road is closed for the season. Vehicles must use either Quarry Hill Road or Graniteville Road/Middle Road to travel to points west.
  2. Winter sand is available for Barre Town residents outside of the public works fence. This service is only offered to residents. Please follow instructions posted at the sand pile. Plan ahead because when you’ll most want it is when everyone else will, too! Click here for more info.
  3. Please be advised, the Police Department indicates that home burglaries and car reach-ins are on the rise. Remember to remove valuables from vehicles and keep home and vehicle doors locked!
  4. Barre Town Recreation 2017 Photo Calendars are available for $10 each! Stop by the town office, Lawson's Store or Quarry Hill Quick Stop to pick up one for yourself and more as gifts. All photos were submitted by residents during the contest through the fall, and feature views of - or from - Barre Town recreation facilities. Proceeds will go to enhancing recreation opportunities in the town.

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