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.




There will be a public hearing held on September 13, 2023, at 7:00 p.m. prior to the Regular Board meeting.  This public hearing is regarding a proposed Local Law #3 Town of Guilford Parks. Click here to view the draft Local Law.


Special Town Board Meeting

The Town of Guilford will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, September 20, 2023, at 7:00 p.m. This meeting will be a work session to review the proposed 2024 Town budget.


 Do you own a dog? Dogs 4 months and older are required by state law to be licensed in the Town in which they reside. 

Please visit us with proof of valid rabies vaccination and license your dog today! 

Avoid additional fees and fines by taking action now! A dog census will be occurring in the near future.


Purchase Fishing and Hunting Licenses locally at the Town Clerk's Office!



2023 Rabies Clinic Schedule - Click here for details.



Check the Legal Notice Tab under Government for new notices.


Zoom Instructions click here.

Attention Town of Guilford Dog Owners:  Please click here for important information regarding how to license your dog.


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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