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Welcome to the Heart of the Slate Valley

Poultney, Vermont, located along the western Vermont/eastern New York border, is a vibrant community of about 3,000 people. Poultney includes an incorporated village and shares Lake St. Catherine with the town of Wells.


Town Office Closures

Posted 5/22/24

Poultney Town Offices will be closing at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, May 24, 2024. Sorry for any inconvenience. The office will also be closed on Monday, May 27, 2024 in observance of Memorial Day.

Notice of Temporary Road Closure

Posted 5/8/24

Notice from the Village of Poultney: Church Street from the intersection of Route 30/Beaman Street will be closed on Thursday, May 9, 2024 from approximately 8:30AM until approximately 4:00PM for an…

Saturday, May 4th is Green Up Vermont Day!

Posted 5/1/24

It's not too late to sign-up for Green Up Day!

New Website Launched!

Posted 4/24/24

We’ve just launched our new website! Content has been reorganized to make things easier to find. We appreciate your patience as we add finishing touches and get up to speed with the new platform.

Update on Bridge No.7 in East Poultney/Thrall Road

Posted 4/24/24

The Town has been notified by the contractor that they will be starting the project back up Monday May 20th and will have to close the bridge that week till Saturday May 25th in order to strip under…

Letter of Interest Requested for Municipal Merger Steering Committee

Posted 4/11/24

The Town and Village of Poultney have begun the process of hiring a consultant and forming a committee to study the feasibility of a Municipal Merger.


Declaration of Inclusion

The Town of Poultney condemns racism and welcomes all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or socioeconomic status, and wants everyone to feel safe and welcome in our community.

As a town, we formally condemn all discrimination in all of its forms, commit to fair and equal treatment of everyone in our community, and will strive to ensure all of our actions, policies, and operating procedures reflect this commitment.

The Town of Poultney has and will continue to be a place where individuals can live freely and express their opinions.