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
The meetings will no longer be held at the Ghent VFW and will instead be held at the Ghent Town Hall, 2306 Route 66.
Please call the Commissioner of Jurors at 518-267-3160 if you have any questions.
The next monthly workshop/monthly meeting of the Ghent Town Board will be held at the at the Ghent VFW, 2237 Route 66, Ghent, New York 12075.
There are no applications before the Board.
To be held on Thursday, November 10, 2022 at 6:00 p.m., at the Ghent Town Hall
To be held November 1, 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of reviewing and discussing the tentative 2023 budget and conducting general business of the Town.