Welcome to the Town of Ghent
Ghent is a peaceful town where independence and community coexist. Founded in 1818 from parts of Chatham, Claverack and Kinderhook, it was named for the peace treaty that brought the War of 1812 to a close, re-establishing U.S. independence from Great Britain.
Ghent is tucked away in the beautiful Hudson Valley of Upstate New York, centrally located in Columbia County and northeast of the city of Hudson. It has a total area of 45.4 square miles and a population of 5,402 at the 2010 census. Ghent’s zip code is 12075.
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND PUBLIC NOTICES
Town of Ghent Town Board will hold a workshop meeting at 6:00pm meeting and the regular Town Board meeting at 7:00 pm via Zoom.
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Town of Ghent Zoning Board will hold a meeting on Wednesday, January 13 at 7:00 pm via Zoom.
Town of Ghent Planning Board will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, January 13, beginning at 6:00pm via a web-based video-conference.
The Collector of Taxes of the Town of Ghent will attend at the Ghent Town Hall Monday through Thursday from 9:00am until 2:30pm for the purpose of receiving the taxes.
Town of Ghent Planning Board will hold a meeting on Wednesday, January 6 at 6:00 pm via Zoom.