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!  

Timely Announcements

  1. Barre Town Offices will be closed Memorial Day, May 30.
  2. Spring Into Summer Fest is on June 4! Click here for our flyer! 
  3. It’s not too early to sign up your non-profit organization to volunteer and receive donations during Barre Town's fall Bulk Trash Collection, on Saturday, September 17th. In exchange for volunteering to unload users’ vehicles, the non-profit organization will receive donations from the users. Volunteer hours are 7 a.m. - 2 p.m. Historically, nonprofits volunteering at the Fall Bulk Trash have received a few hundred dollars. Eight volunteers are sufficient, but more volunteers could split the day. For more information contact Carl Rogers at 479-9331.
  4. The 2016 recipient of the Wendell F. Pelkey Citizenship and Public Service Award was given to James and Beverlee Lawson, Lawson's Store in Websterville.  (Click here to read the Resolution.)
  5. Outgoing Selectboard Chair received a Barre Town Resolution honoring his many years of public servic during the Open Meeting on Wednesday, May 4, 2016.  Read on..

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