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Welcome to the Town of Barnet
Barnet is a small Connecticut River town chartered in 1763 and settled between 1770 and 1773. Its five villages are Barnet Village, East Barnet, West Barnet, McIndoe Falls, and Passumpsic.

Town news & announcements:

  • Municipal Building Project Website Launched – www.barnetmunicipalvt.org Please visit the site to learn more about the project’s purpose and scope, and the different options for building or remodeling –  and to share your thoughts!
  • Village Center Designation for Four Barnet Villages. The Vermont Downtown Development Board has designated Passumpsic, Barnet Village, McIndoe Falls, and West Barnet Village as state-recognized village centers. This designation makes properties in these centers eligible for state benefits, including financial incentives, training, and technical assistance needed to attract new business and vitality. To learn more, please visit the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development website.
  • 2019 Dog Licenses due April 1 – Still available after due date. Licensing of all dogs is due annually on April 1. Fees, including late fees, are $11.00 for spayed or neutered dogs and $17.00 for others. A valid rabies vaccination certificate must accompany payment of fee. Licenses may be obtained:
    • Through the mail – Town of Barnet, PO Box 15, Barnet, VT  05821 (please send rabies certificate and a check in the amount of the fee), or
    • At the Town Clerk’s Office during normal weekday hours (9 a.m.-noon & 1-4:30 p.m.).

Town Clerk’s Office Closures. Please see the Town Clerk’s Office page for up-to-date information.