Swanton is one of the most beautifully located communities in Vermont. It is in the northwestern corner of the state, bordered by Lake Champlain on the west and the Green Mountains to the east. Quebec is to the north with Montreal only 1.5 hours away, Burlington to the south at 45 minutes, and Boston only a four-hour drive. Click on the links below for more pictures!
Home - Swanton, Vermont
Swanton Village and the Town of Swanton have worked together to provide a single website highlighting all of the wonderful things about our area. Learn about Swanton's history, government boards, recreation opportunities, library, community calendar, and other resources. This link provides information for both town and village in one spot.
Swanton Historical Society: Welcome to the Swanton Historical Society Web site!
Here you will find an in-depth history of Swanton, as well as details about the Heritage Walking Tour, the Railroad Depot Museum, and other offerings by this great committee.
Abenaki Nation of Missisquoi
The Abenaki of Swanton are a big part of our community. They offer many resources to all residents and run one of two food shelves in our town.
Missisquoi Wildlife Refuge
The Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1943 to provide habitat for migratory birds. It consists of 6,729 acres, mostly wetland habitats, which support a variety of migratory birds and other wildlife. The Refuge has five public-use trails for pedestrian access to refuge habitats and two boat ramps to explore the Missisquoi River and Lake Champlain.
Missisquoi Valley School District
The school district serves the communities of Franklin, Highgate and Swanton. Missisquoi Valley School District operates four schools and provides education for approximately 2,000 students. Swanton Elementary on both Grand Avenue and Fourth Street houses grades K-6, while students in grades 7-12 from Swanton and other neighboring towns in the district are housed at Missisquoi Valley Union High School at 100 Thunderbird Drive in Swanton. Their website provides information for all the schools in the district.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's legacy lives on in the town of Swanton, and more specifically, in a pair of swans. Betty and Sam are their names, short for Elizabeth and Uncle Sam, recalling the close connection between the U.S. and the United Kingdom. The British monarch gave a pair of swans to Swanton in 1961 to honor the town's bicentennial in 1963. The town was named for Captain William Swanton, a celebrated British Army officer who fought for America during the French and Indian War. Burlington Free Press 2022.
Home - Franklin County Regional Chamber of Commerce, VT
Swanton is part of Franklin County. This link provides information about the county, including its history, attractions, events, and services.
Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity - CVOEO
Holy Trinity works closely with CVOEO to help individuals and families in the community.
Age Well is an aging resource center in Vermont. They provide food, education and activities for seniors in our area.
Home | Vermont.gov
This is the site for all things Vermont. Find everything you need to know about living and working in the state, including practical information about DMV, road conditions, child care providers, etc.
Downtown St. Albans
City of Saint Albans
Both of these links offer information regarding our neighbor to the south. St. Albans is a vibrant area with much to offer.