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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 recreate!  

Timely Announcements  

  1. The newly created Barre Unified Union School District will have a special election on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 to vote on amendments to the Aricles of Agreement.  Click here to view the warning. or here to view the Sample ballot.  The Australian ballot voting polling hours are 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. at the Barre Town Elementary School gymnasium.  To request an early ballot contact the Town Clerk's office at 802-479-9391 or email wmoore@barretown.org.
  2. Christmas tree recycling: Barre Town’s DPW collects Christmas trees after the holidays to be chipped into mulch. If you missed the regular pickup period which ended Jan 11, call the Town Manager's Office at 802-479-9331 with the roadside location of your tree. Remember, all decorations are to be removed from the tree first.
  3. Town offices are OPEN on Mon, Jan 21.

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