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Bennington – It’s where Vermont begins!

Welcome to the Town of Bennington! Chartered in 1749, Bennington is Vermont’s first town, and the site of the Bennington Battle Monument, the Bennington Museum, and many other historic and cultural attractions. Working closely with its regional partners, the Town of Bennington developed this municipal site as a way to engage residents, support local businesses, and encourage communication.

Town Manager

Learn more about our Town Manager, Stuart Hurd. Read the Town Manager's Message.

Local History

Bennington is Vermont's first town and is home to the Bennington Battle Monument. Read more.

Economic & Community Development

Relocation information, business assistance, and development incentives. Read more.

Town Clerk

Election information, ballots, licenses, vital records, property records, etc. Read more.

Permits & Planning

Information on permit applications, Design Review Board, Zoning, Planning Commision. Read more.

Parks & Recreation Center

Information on town parks and the Recreation Center.
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