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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

Apr
13
Mon
6:00 pm Canceled – Ghent Town Court (Por... @ Ghent Town Hall
Canceled – Ghent Town Court (Por... @ Ghent Town Hall
Apr 13 @ 6:00 pm
The Ghent Town Court is a part time Court held on the first and second Mondays of the month (excluding holidays).
Apr
16
Thu
6:00 pm Town Board Workshop @ Ghent Town Hall
Town Board Workshop @ Ghent Town Hall
Apr 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Please see details about Zoom meeting.
7:00 pm Town Board Meeting @ Ghent Town Hall
Town Board Meeting @ Ghent Town Hall
Apr 16 @ 7:00 pm
Please see details about Zoom meeting.
May
4
Mon
6:00 pm Ghent Town Court (Bruno) @ Ghent Town Hall
Ghent Town Court (Bruno) @ Ghent Town Hall
May 4 @ 6:00 pm
The Ghent Town Court is a part time Court held on the first and second Mondays of the month (excluding holidays).

Most Recent Articles

Town of Ghent Notice of Meeting Cancellation

Posted by on Mar 16, 2020 in Public Notices | Comments Off on Town of Ghent Notice of Meeting Cancellation

Please take notice that there will be no Ghent Town Board workshop or regular meeting on March 19, 2020.

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Coronavirus Update – March 16, 2020

Posted by on Mar 16, 2020 in Public Notices | Comments Off on Coronavirus Update – March 16, 2020

Dear Neighbors,

We realize you are being inundated with information, but we wanted you to know we are here and doing our best to get answers to your questions and share some relevant information to help keep you and our community safe. If you can, please check on your elderly neighbors. It appears they are the most vulnerable right now. We will continue to send emails and post information on Town of Ghent website. Be safe and be kind–we need each other right now!

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Town of Ghent Notice of Special Meeting

Posted by on Feb 28, 2020 in Public Notices | Comments Off on Town of Ghent Notice of Special Meeting

There will be a special meeting of the Ghent Town Board on March 9, 2020 at 10:30 a.m., at the Ghent Town Hall.

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Town of Ghent Advertisement for Bids

Posted by on Feb 28, 2020 in Public Notices | Comments Off on Town of Ghent Advertisement for Bids

Now taking bids for the furnishing, construction, and installation of entryway improvements at the West Ghent Community Center.

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Planning Board Public Hearing Wednesday, March 4

Posted by on Feb 25, 2020 in Public Notices | Comments Off on Planning Board Public Hearing Wednesday, March 4

Town of Ghent Planning Board will hold a public hearing on two applications on Wednesday, March 4th, beginning at 7:00 o’clock at the Ghent Town Hall.

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NY Transco Will Attend the February 27 Town Board Workshop

Posted by on Feb 12, 2020 in Public Notices | Comments Off on NY Transco Will Attend the February 27 Town Board Workshop

They will give an update on the New York Energy Solution Project at 6:00pm at the Ghent Town Hall.

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Notice of Next Town Board Workshop and Meeting

Posted by on Feb 4, 2020 in Public Notices | Comments Off on Notice of Next Town Board Workshop and Meeting

There will be no Ghent Town Board workshop or regular meeting on February 20, 2020.

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