Welcome

Welcome to the Village of Essex Junction, in the heart of Chittenden County, Vermont. Our friendly neighborhoods and 19th-century buildings reflect our Vermont village heritage. Our focus on good schools and a vibrant local economy reflect our commitment to building a sustainable community with an excellent quality of life.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Village municipal services may have changed.  To view the most current updates, please visit the COVID-19 Information page for the Town and Village.

Latest News

Join in for music, shopping and eating as the Village of Essex Junction is hosting a safe and socially distanced community event August 14th, 15th, and 16th, 3pm to 9pm each day. 

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The Densmore Drive Culvert replacement virtual public meeting will be held Wednesday August 12, 2020 at 6:30 PM

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Construction update – near Mansfield Avenue and Brickyard Road - for construction of a gravel wetland and associated stormwater infrastructure

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Racial justice in Essex

Essex is committing to examining the policies and practices of not only our Police Department but our entire municipality, through the lens of racial and social justice that roots out racism and implicit bias in all its forms. We commit to working with our community partners, including our communities of color, to make police-community relations in Essex as strong as possible.

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This is a reminder that state law requires all dogs over 6 months old to be registered by April 1st of each year.

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The community of Essex, VT is home to several food service and social service groups for those in need of some extra assistance, whether temporary or long-term.

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Recreation offices open to the public; Pools open at Maple Street and Sandhill; expanded hours in Clerk’s Office; Senior Center and Van program remain closed

ESSEX JCT. – In response to the Governor’s Executive Order extending the State of Emergency until July 15, 2020 the Town of Essex and Village of Essex Junction will be offering the follow services through at least July 16, 2020. The municipalities will continue to require residents to adhere to certain guidelines when visiting municipal facilities. The municipalities continue to encourage all staff to work remotely if possible.

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