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.
Columbia County Volunteer Firefighters Association (CCVFA) Annual Convention to be held in Ghent July 28-29
On July 28 and 29, the Ghent Volunteer Fire Company No. 1 will host the Columbia County Volunteer Firefighters Association (CCVFA) annual convention, an event that coincides with Ghent Fire Company’s 100 year anniversary. Festivities will include CCVFA annual business meetings and recognition of volunteers and dignitaries and culminate with a parade on Saturday at
The Ghent Band celebrates its 124th year, with performances on the following dates: PAST CONCERTS
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND PUBLIC NOTICES
There will be no meeting of the Ghent ZBA on August 9, 2023.
TOWN OF GHENT PLANNING BOARD NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that there will be a public hearing before the Town of Ghent Planning Board on August 2, 2023, beginning at 7:00 p.m., for the purpose of considering a minor subdivision of the lands of the William and Christine Kastner, 91 Tipple Road, Ghent,
The Final Assessment Roll for the Town of Ghent, NY has been completed and a certified copy has been filed in the office of the Town/City Clerk.
Please take notice that there will be no Town of Ghent Planning Board meeting on July 5, 2023. The next Planning Board meeting will be held on July 12, 2023, beginning at 7:30 p.m.,