Welcome to The Town of Guilford

Welcome to our new 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.


1.  Board of Assessment Review member wanted.   See notice on the Help Wanted Page under the Government Tab.

2.  Renewable Energy Systems Local Law updated draft as of 7/27/19 Click here for link.

3.   Notice of Submission of Proposed Stipulations for the High Bridge Wind ProjectClick here.

See Legal Notice under Government tab for Public Hearing Notices.

We have added the rules that apply when using the beach area of Guilford Lake.  Click on the Community tab and then click on Guilford Lake Beach to see the list.  It is also posted at the lake.

We will once again be selling hunting, fishing, and trapping licenses at the Town Hall.   Licenses (including DMP permits) will go on sale August 1, 2019.  DMP permits will be on sale through October 1.  We have been notified by NYSDEC that the hunting/trapping magazine will be late this year.   They have informed us that the online version of the 2019-20 Hunting & Trapping Regulations Guide is available on the DEC's website at http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/37136.html.   If you have any questions, please feel free to give us a call at 895-9966.

7.  Map of the proposed High Bridge Wind Project provided by Calpine.   Click here.

8.  NYSEG Proposed Rate Increase - If you click here, you'll find information from NYS Public Service Commission regarding a proposed rate increase to take effect in April 2020.  The Commission is seeking comments from the public and information regarding that process is found here.

9.  Bids wanted for diesel, propane, and kerosene.  See legal notice on Legal page.  Click on Government and then legal.




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