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. Early ballots available for the Barre Town Municipal Elections and the Barre Unified Union School District Budget Revote. To request an early ballot, call the Town Clerk’s Office at 479-9391 or send an email to wmoore@barretown.org leavingsiteiconTo view the warnings and a sample ballot click here.  
  2. Information on the Proposed FY21-22 Barre Town Budgets: 
    -Click here to watch the16-minute presentation leavingsiteicon
    -One-page summaries of all manager-proposed budgets are available
    on this page
    -Click here to read the booklet on the proposed annual budget.
  3. Summer help needed: The town seeks DPW summer helpers. Click here to see the job posting.
  4. Spring cleaning announcements:
    • Barre Town's Spring Bulk Trash Collection, Sat May 8, 8a-2p at 129 Websterville Rd. For more details click here. Please bring a mask and put it on when volunteers approach your window at check in and at the station.
    • Lawn waste site hours: The lawn waste site is open Saturdays 8a-12p and Wednesdays 3p-6p. For more information, click here
    • Lawn waste site volunteers needed: Value this service and know someone who might volunteer 2-3 hours on another weekday? Please have them call us at 802-479-9331. For more information, click here.
  5. COVID-19 Related Information: Click here for COVID-19 related announcements, including adjustments to town operations and links to reliable sources of information.
  6. Note there is no Selectboard meeting on Tue May 11 (Barre Town Municipal Election day).
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