Newbury United is a new all-volunteer organization. It’s neighbors helping neighbors to stay safe and secure through the COVID-19 crisis. 

For more information please access their website

Welcome to the Town of Newbury.  Chartered in 1763, the town is situated on the Connecticut River and includes the Village of Newbury and the Village of Wells River.  Population at the 2010 census was 2,216.









An update from the State Agency of Human Services regarding the increase in COVID-19 cases in Orange County is here.


The 2020 education (school) tax bills have been mailed. Homestead tax bills have been calculated using an interim rate.  Revised bills will be mailed to homestead rate tax payers at a later date.


Effective Monday, June 01, our regular office hours have resumed.  To properly maintain social distancing and to comply with CDC guidelines the office doors will remain locked. Please knock during regular business hours or make an appointment by calling 802-866-5521.  Appointments for access to the land record for searches will be made for Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Individuals must wear a mask to enter the building.  Staff continues to respond by email or  or phone calls (866-5521) during business hours.

Some of our land records can be accessed online at  General Indices Volumes 4 and 5 can be accessed from the clerk's page. Payments can be dropped through the slot in the door or mailed.


See the Listers and Zoning pages for their contact information and to access our tax maps online.  2019 housesite tax information can be found on the Treasurer's page. 


If you have questions about COVID-19: Dial 2-1-1 or visit for more information.  

2019 Town Report


Online payments for some services can be made here.

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Photo by Allen Fuller


A special town meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, December, 29 at the Newbury Village Hall (aka Newbury School gymnasium) to determine if the Newbury School District should withdraw from the Oxbow Unified Union School District.  Polls are open from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 pm.

WarningNotice to Voters.



Contingent on an affirmative vote at the 2021 Town Meeting, the Town of Newbury will be switching from a Board of Listers to an Assessor.  A Vermont Mass Appraisal License is required. The estimated work schedule is 1 day a week plus approximately 12 days for spring maintenance and yearly grievance hearings.

Salary compensation will be negotiated at the time of hire.

Questions concerning the job requirements may be directed to Amanda Beaulieu, Lister Chair, at All other questions, a more complete job description and/or letters of interest may be directed to Alma Roystan, Selectboard Chair, at

Please send letters of interest to the Newbury Selectboard, at P.O. Box 126, Newbury, VT. 05051 by November 18, 2020.

Beginning July 8, the Selectboard will resume meeting in person at the Town Office.  However, members of the public wishing to attend should continue to do so via ZOOM.  To join the meeting, the call-in numbers are:1-253-215-8782 and 1-301-715-8592.  Please call or email Joe Parsons by 6:30 p.m. the day of the meeting at 802-233-7779  or  for meeting number and password.

Town of Newbury, Vermont, 2015