Welcome to The Town of Guilford

Welcome to our website!  Guilford is a charming rural town on the eastern border of Chenango County, in south central New York State, in the United States.  The population is just under 3,000.  The natural beauty of this tranquil land is unspoiled by industry and commercialism.  Guilford still has undeveloped pasture land and dense forests.  Guilford is a peaceful town with natural beauty and a colorful past.

Please browse through the various information about our town at your convenience.  Let us know if you have questions or comments.


Supervisor's letter regarding COVID-19 Update - click here

The Town currently has some positions open. Go to the  Help Wanted section located under the Government Tab on the menu bar.

Reopening of the Guilford Town Court - click here to view an announcement regarding procedures.

Guilford Lake Beach - The Guilford Lake Beach will be closed for the Summer of 2020.  It is with regrets that the Town  Board made this very difficult decision after a careful review of mandatory Covid-19 Department of Health requirements for beaches.

* The Town Hall Offices will be closed August 18th for professional cleaning of carpets and tile.

* GUILFORD DOG OWNERS - Click here to see important information regarding licensing your dog.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office.

* Flagpole -  The concrete base around the flagpole at the Town Hall has developed a crack and is rising out of the ground.  In the interest of public safety, we have removed the flag.  It is not anticipated that we will raise it again until the base has been repaired which will be in the spring.

Open Burning Regulations - Click here to see the regulations regarding open burning, burning barrels, etc.


  • Annual Update Document
  • Assessment Roll
  • Click on Board Meeting Tab at top for Agendas, Financials and Minutes
  • Map of Guilford
  • Local Business Owners - If you have a business in the Town of Guilford and would like it added to our list of local businesses page, click here to obtain the information form.  Please complete and return the form to the Town Clerk's office so that we can add you.  There is no charge for this service.



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