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Tucked away in the beautiful Hudson Valley of Upstate NY

Welcome to Ghent

Named for a peace treaty that brought the War of 1812 to a close and reestablished America’s independence from Great Britain, Ghent, NY, has ever since been a peaceful town where independence and community have coexisted for two hundred years.

In 1818, the town of Ghent was founded from parts of the towns of Chatham, Claverack and Kinderhook.

Ghent is a town in Columbia County, New York, United States, with a ZIP code of 12075. The population was 5,402 at the 2010 census. Ghent is centrally located in the county and is northeast of the city of Hudson. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 45.4 square miles.

Upcoming Meetings

Sep
21
Mon
6:00 pm Ghent Town Court (Bruno) @ Ghent Town Hall
Ghent Town Court (Bruno) @ Ghent Town Hall
Sep 21 @ 6:00 pm
The Ghent Town Court is a part time Court held on the first and second Mondays of the month (excluding holidays).
Oct
5
Mon
6:00 pm Ghent Town Court (Bruno) @ Ghent Town Hall
Ghent Town Court (Bruno) @ Ghent Town Hall
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm
The Ghent Town Court is a part time Court held on the first and second Mondays of the month (excluding holidays).
Oct
15
Thu
6:00 pm Town Board Workshop @ Zoom
Town Board Workshop @ Zoom
Oct 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Please see details about Zoom meeting.
7:00 pm Town Board Meeting @ Zoom
Town Board Meeting @ Zoom
Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm
Please see details about Zoom meeting.

Most Recent Articles

September Workshop and Regular Meetings of the Ghent Town Board will be Held via Zoom

Posted by on Sep 9, 2020 in Public Notices | Comments Off on September Workshop and Regular Meetings of the Ghent Town Board will be Held via Zoom

The September workshop and regular meetings of the Ghent Town Board will be held via the “Zoom” online meeting platform. The Town Board workshop meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. on September 17, 2020. The regular Town Board meeting will begin at 7:00 p.m. on September 17, 2020.

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Zoom Information for Town Board on September 17, 2020

Posted by on Sep 9, 2020 in Public Notices | Comments Off on Zoom Information for Town Board on September 17, 2020

Town Board Workshop Public Hearing and Monthly Meeting. September 17, 2020 05:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Community Drive-Thru Flu Clinics

Posted by on Sep 8, 2020 in Public Notices | Comments Off on Community Drive-Thru Flu Clinics

The Columbia County Department of Health has received the seasonal flu vaccine and has scheduled community drive-thru clinics for all Columbia County residents 2 years and older who would like a flu shot. Pre-registration is required to receive your Flu shot on the date you want to attend. If you do not register ahead of time, you cannot be vaccinated at that clinic. A separate registration form must be completed for each individual. Photo ID is required for each adult vaccinated.

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Zoom Link Information for September 9 ZBA Meeting

Posted by on Sep 8, 2020 in Public Notices | Comments Off on Zoom Link Information for September 9 ZBA Meeting

Details on how to join the Zoom meeting.

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September 2 Planning Board Meeting and Workshop will be held over Zoom

Posted by on Aug 31, 2020 in Public Notices | Comments Off on September 2 Planning Board Meeting and Workshop will be held over Zoom

Michelle Radley is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Planning...

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K.I.S.S. Keeping Identities of Seniors Safe

Posted by on Aug 31, 2020 in Public Notices | Comments Off on K.I.S.S. Keeping Identities of Seniors Safe

Document shredding at Ghent Town Hall August 31 through September 11, 2020. Mondays through Thursdays 8:30am-3:00pm and Fridays 9:00am to noon.

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Meals On Wheels Volunteers Needed

Posted by on Aug 24, 2020 in Public Notices | Comments Off on Meals On Wheels Volunteers Needed

The success of the Office for the Aging’s Meals-on-Wheels program relies on...

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