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. Got leaves? We bet you do! The month of October only, the lawn waste site on Holden Road is open to Barre Town residents 5 days a week, every week: Mon 3-6p, Wed 3-6p, Thu 9a-12p, Sat 8a-4p, and Sun 12-4p. The regular 4-day a week schedule will resume in November until weather dictates closure of the site for the year. For more on how to use the site, click here.
  2. Fire safety: Have you had your chimneys and stovepipes cleaned, and your furnace serviced yet this year? These tasks should done at least once a year. Now’s the time before heating season is fully upon us.
  3. Your vote counts on Tue Nov 6! For general election information or to view sample ballots click here. For more information on the upcoming Act 46 Unified Union School District vote click here.
  4. Town seeks Green Up Day Coordinator: This volunteer helps make Greening Up in Barre Town successful by recruiting volunteers, suggesting areas for cleanup, reporting back to the Green Up organization. The Town Manager's Office helps with these tasks and more. For more info, see the Green Up Guide for Town Coordinators or call the Town Manager's Office at 802-479-9331.

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