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Municipal Planning Grant RFP

The Town of Northfield is seeking to hire a Land Use Planning and Regulation Consultant in order to update and modernize its zoning bylaws...

Town Meeting Day: March 1, 2022

Petitions now are available to run for the following elected positions…

Winter Parking Ban

There will be no parking of motor vehicles on the streets or roads of the Town of Northfield, Vermont between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 6:00 a.m. from November 15, 2021 through April 15, 2022.

About Northfield

Northfield, Vermont  is a community of 5918 people (2020 Census) located in the heart of Vermont's Green Mountains. Home to Norwich University, the oldest private military college in the United States, Northfield is an easy ten-mile drive from Montpelier, the state's capital, and three hours from either Boston or Montreal. As such, Northfield offers easy access to both idyllic rural and culturally diverse, cosmopolitan settings.

The Town of Northfield, Vermont was chartered in 1781  and consists of 38.3 square miles.

 

Northfield also is home to six covered bridges, four of which are located in Northfield Falls in the northern part of town.  This includes the Slaughterhouse Road Bridge, which is off of Vermont Route 12.  Nearby on Cox Brook Road are three covered bridges in close proximity. The Stony Brook Covered Bridge, also known as the Moseley Covered Bridge, is in the south-western section of Northfield off of Vermont Route 12A. 

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