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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.


***Rescinded on 6/24/24***Village of Poultney Drinking Water Warning Issued from 6/21/24 - 6/26/24

Posted 6/21/24

***UPDATE*** June 24, 2024: Notice to Village of Poultney Water consumers: The Boil Water Notice that was in effect for College Street North dated 6-21-24, is hereby rescinded. It is no longer a…

Municipal Offices closed for Juneteenth

Posted 6/17/24

Municipal offices will be closed Wednesday, June 19th in observance of the Juneteenth holiday.

Special Meeting: Office of Assessor Grievances

Posted 6/17/24

Visit the Assessor's webpage for the 2024 Taxpayer Grievance Notice.

Independence Day Events in Poultney

Posted 6/4/24

Planning for the July 4th Parade and July 5th Family Fun & Fireworks at Poultney Elementary School is well underway!  The July 4th Commitee is still looking for vendors, food trucks and parade…

The Poultney Summer Rec Program brochure is here!

Posted 6/4/24

Thank you so much to Rec Director Sheryl Ann Carr-Porrier and all of the folks that bring these awesome programs to life each summer! Check out new programs and old favorites at https://www.poultneyr…

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.


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.