Welcome to Craftsbury, Vermont

A picturesque country town located in the Northeast Kingdom, with rolling hills, white picket fences and family run farms. The town includes Craftsbury Common, Craftsbury Village, East Craftsbury, Collinsville and Mill Village, which have a combined year-round population of 1,136.

Craftsbury includes approximately 26,000 acres (36 square miles) and is in Orleans county. Craftsbury, known as Minden originally, was chartered in 1781. Col. Ebenezer Crafts was one of Craftsbury's first settlers. Craftsbury is known for being the filming location of "The Trouble with Harry" in 1955 by Alfred Hitchcock. It was also well known for being the site of the Craftsbury Fiddler's Contest for many years. 

Today, our biggest town summer events are the Antiques and Uniques Festival in July and Old Home Day in August. Sunday concerts on the Common and the Farmers' Market are also popular events for visitors and townsfolk.  In winter, it's Cross-country skiing and snowmobiling, maple sugaring in the spring.  In fall, our breathtaking foliage is a delight to the eye.

Stop in and enjoy quaint Craftsbury, Vermont.

Highlighted  November Activities:

  • Wednesday, Nov. 11:  
    The Craftsbury Public Library is hosting a two-session reading group discussion of the book, Nothing Saved Us, by Jeffersonville poet Tamra Higgins, culminating in reading and conversation led by the author. Starting at 5 PM. 
  • Tuesday, Nov. 17:
    3rd Community Visit, 6:30-9 PM.