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Vermont Primary Election -
Absentee Ballots Now Available!

The election will be held on Tuesday, August 9, 2022. Voting that day will take place at the Northfield Middle/High School from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. outside of the auditorium. You can vote early/absentee by voting at the Town Clerk’s Office, calling 485-5421 to request a mailed ballot, or picking up your own ballot to bring home...

Town Clerk's Office Lunchtime Closure

The Northfield Town Clerk's Office will be closed from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. from Thursday, June 30, 2022 through Friday, July 8, 2022. The Town of Northfield regrets any inconvenience this may cause.

Northfield VT - Burn Permits

Burn Permits are required in the Town of Northfield. Please contact Fire Warden Brian Elwell at 802-279-4023 or Assistant Fire Warden Titus Soble at 802-793-9030 before you burn.


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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