Some Area Info: Montgomery is a town in Franklin County and is 56.7 sq. miles and has a population of approximately 1201. It was chartered in 1780 and was named after General Richard Montgomery, a Revolutionary War hero. Montgomery is considered a tourist town due to its proximity to Jay Peak Resort, which is about 12 miles away. There are several B&B’s, restaurants and shops that cater to both the locals and the visitors to the area. Montgomery is also home to seven of Vermont’s covered bridges which are included on the National Register of Historic Places. The Trout River, which is a tributary of the Missisquoi River, runs through the town and under most of the covered bridges.
Attractions and Recreation: Montgomery is a diverse community with several farms, many small businesses, artists, craftspeople, and a lively citizenry comprised of a mix of full-time and vacation residents. It is an all season recreation destination. Montgomery is home to Big Jay, an area in the Northeast corner of the town and is used for back country skiing for the adventurous spirits. There are several swimming holes located off of Hazen’s Notch Road. The VAST (Snowmobile)Trail runs through the town.
Enjoy some of the best the Northeast Kingdom has to offer: Camping, fishing, hunting, boating, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, horseback riding, hiking, biking, shopping, walking, golfing, snowmobiling, skiing, snowshoeing or just plan relaxing and enjoying the four seasons.
K-8: Montgomery Elementary School
High School: School of choice
Town of Montgomery Website: www.montgomeryvt.us