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. Skatepark Fundraiser Feb 17: The Mercy Family and the Barre Town Thunder Chickens Snowmobile Club is holding their 18th annual Travis Mercy Skatepark fundraiser, featuring snowmobile poker run, silent auction, quilt raffle, and a pulled pork and chicken dinner. Something fun for everyone! See poster with details here. For more information, contact Linda Mercy (479-3405).
  2. Freezing Fun for Families softball tournament Mar 2-4, 2018 at the Barre Town recreation fields. This fundraiser supports two families a year who have children battling cancer. Have fun and do good at the same time! Team registration is $300 and limited to 68 teams. Click here for more information and to register your team.
  3. Indoor Pickle Ball Sundays  thru Mar 18, 1-3pm in the Barre Town School Gym. Hosted by the Town Rec Board. Wear comfortable clothing and sneakers, and bring a water bottle. Three courts, paddles, and balls available. Pros to beginners welcome.
  4. New Clean Wood Recycling Service: Clean wood can now be dropped off at Casella Waste Systems at the CV Transfer Station on US-2 in East Montpelier. Click here for the flyer. For more information, and to find out where to bring stumps or roots (not accepted at the CV Transfer Station) click here for Central Vermont Solid Waste Management District's webpage on clean wood recycling.  

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