Welcome to Rupert, Vermont

Chartered in 1761 by New Hampshire Governor Benning Wentworth, who named it after Prince Rupert of the Rhine, Rupert is located in the unspoiled northwest corner of Bennington County. We are bordered on the west by Washington County, New York; on the east by the town of Dorset; on the north by Pawlet; and on the south by Sandgate.

Read more about Rupert here.

The 2018 Town Report is now available.




Contact & Hours

Town Clerk: Andrea Lenhardt
Phone: 802-394-7728
Email: rupert187@myfairpoint.net

Hours: Mon: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM, Tues: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Weds: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Thurs: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM, Fri: Closed

Physical Address: 187 East Street, West Rupert, VT 05776

Postal Address:
P.O. Box 140, West Rupert, VT 05776


Recent News


August 6, 2019
If you would like to exhibit during Home Days any item you have crafted, here’s your chance! We welcome any knitted, sewn, quilted, painted, or sculpted item that you or a family member has made. The exhibit will be held during Home Days at the Rupert Congregational Church on Saturday,…  read more

Bluegrass Concert at Merck Forest on Saturday

July 29, 2019
Merck Forest & Farmland Center’s annual summer concert will be held on the deck of the Frank Hatch Sap House on Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 at 6 pm.  Concertgoers are encouraged to sit on the hillside opposite the Sap House. Please plan to bring a blanket or lawn chairs and…  read more

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