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.


REMINDER:  Monday, May 30, 2022 is Memorial Day.  The Town Hall will be closed for the day in observance of the holiday.  Stay safe!

In addition, Tuesday, May 31 is the final day to pay your town/county taxes at the Town.  We will be open the following expanded hours in order to be there to accept your tax payments.    We will be open Friday, May 27 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m, and Tuesday, May 31 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.  If those hours don't work, remember we have a locked drop box by the front door that you can leave your payment in and your receipt will be mailed to you.  If you plan to pay by mail, be sure to have your envelope postmarked by May 31, 2022.   We will not be able to accept any payments after the 31st or postmarks after the 31st.   If you have any questions, feel free to call  during business hours.  Thank you.


Chenango County DPW is accepting applications for full-time summer Laborer positions.  Duties include flagging traffic and performing a variety of routine manual tasks.  No experience is required.  Returning college or high school students who are at least 18 are encouraged to apply.  Positions will last approximately 3 months through 9/1/2022.  For applications, visit www.co.chenango.ny.us/personnel or contact the Chenango County Personnel Department at (607) 337-1470.  EEOE M/F/H/V


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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