The Town of Sunderland is located within Bennington County, in Vermont´s southwest corner. In recent years residents and visitors have branded this beautiful region nestled between the Taconic and Green Mountains as The Shires of Vermont. Located between Bennington, the South Shire, and Manchester, the North Shire, Sunderland is surrounded by mountains and enriched by the waters of the famous Batten Kill that runs through the valley. Sunderland and the towns around it have historically been a popular four season destination for those seeking an authentic Vermont experience. You’ll find canoeing, tubing, camping, mountain biking, hiking and skiing close by. All within a 4 hour drive from New York City, Hartford, Boston, Northern New Jersey and Canada.
Latest News and Announcements:
The Sunderland Town Clerk/Treasurer has moved. The new location is 104 Mountain View Road, Sunderland Vermont. Mountain View Road is off of Sunderland Hill Road and just South of the Sunderland Town Garage near the top of the hill. The Town Office hours have also changed. They are now Monday-Thursday from 8AM to 2PM. Fridays by appointment only.
FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Map Appeal Process for Residents in the newly designated flood hazard areas. There is a newly opened 90 day appeal process. The full letter from FEMA can be found here: FEMA Appeal Letter
The Kelley Stand Road is now OPEN! The Sunderland Selectboard passed a resolution to reopen the Kelley Stand Road on Sept 15th, 2014.
Sunderland has won the Bike & Pedestrian Grant from the State of Vermont. The town has won the full $30,000 that was requested and the Safe Roads Committee is now working on moving forward with the grant by selecting a consultant to create a project for the town. If interested in getting involved please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunderland has a number of vacant positions. There is a Planning Board, Lister and Auditor openings. If interested please send a letter of intent to the Sunderland Selectboard at email@example.com or to the town clerk at firstname.lastname@example.org
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