Welcome to Voluntown

town_sealLocated in the northeast corner of New London County, Voluntown is a rural community consisting of 39.8 square miles with two-thirds of the town made up of state forest. Pachaug State Forest offers many outdoor activities; such as hunting, camping, hiking and horseback riding. The town hall and library are located in the Village Center, along with the PreK-8 school, Constitution Field, the walking track, and gazebo. Voluntown was Incorporated in 1721 and has a rich history of textile mills, historic buildings, the Civilian Conservation Corps. (CCC Camp), folklore and was originally known as “Volunteer Town”.

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NEW—> View Your Property Taxes Online

All Voluntown tax bills can now be viewed and printed from online. The link to the web page can be found on the town website home page (see image below) and on the Tax Collector’s web page. This is our first step in our goal for online tax bill paying.

Notice of Special Town Meeting: February 26, 2019 at 6:00PM

Special Town Meeting February 26, 2019
Town of Voluntown

The Board of Selectmen of the Town of Voluntown, Connecticut hereby warns and gives notice that a Special Town Meeting of the Town will be held at the Voluntown Town Hall, 115 Main St., Voluntown, Connecticut on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. on the following items:

  1. To consider and act on the following proposed Ordinances:

(a) AN ORDINANCE TO REPEAL THE ORDINANCE FOR THE COLLECTION OF A FEE FOR DMV REPORTING  (view the proposed ordinance here, view the one that is proposed to be repealed here)

(b) AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ORDINANCE ON THE PERMITTED METHODS OF PAYMENT OF REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY TAXES (view the proposed ordinance here, view the one proposed to be amended here)

(c) AN ORDINANCE WAIVING ALL TAXES DUE IN AN AMOUNT OF FIVE ($5.00) DOLLARS OR LESS (view the proposed ordinance here)


Copies of each ordinance above are available at the Town Clerk’s Office. View the legal meeting call here.

Posted on the town website on Thursday, February 14 at 2:45PM.


Town Hall Closed on President’s Day

All Town Hall Offices will be closed on Monday, February 18, for President’s Day.


2/13/2019 Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting Cancelled

Board of Selectmen Special Meeting- 2/14/19

A Special Meeting of the Board of Selectmen will be held on Thursday, February 14, at 2PM for the purpose of conducting business. The agenda can be viewed here.


Winter Weather Closings- Tuesday, Feb 12

Due to today’s weather forecast, all Town Hall offices will be closing at 12. There will be no PM hours and the Board of Selectmen’s meeting scheduled for 6:00PM is cancelled.

The Voluntown Public Library is closing at 12:00PM today too.

Voluntown Elementary School is closed today.

Voluntown Karate Academy lessons at the firehouse are cancelled this evening.

EDC Special Meeting: How Can We Make Pachaug State Forest a Voluntown Desitnation?

A Special Economic Development Commission meeting is being held on Saturday, February 16, at 10:00AM in Town Hall Meeting Room with special guest Mark Darren of DEEP. View the agenda here.

How can we make Pachaug State Forest a Voluntown destination?

WE need your input. 

This Saturday 2-16-19 Town Hall meeting room 10 AM.

Connecticut Water Announces Scholarships Open to Voluntown High School Students

Visit the Connecticut Water Scholarship website page for more information.

First Place Wins for VES Teams

Congratulations to the Voluntown Elementary School Cheerleading Squad and Coaches on the FIRST PLACE win in the in the S.E.M.S.A.C. cheerleading competition! This is a first in VES history. Voluntown is proud of this squad and their coaches- they practice hard and it shows!

Congratulations to the Girls Varsity basketball team and coaches for their win in the IDCS First Annual Basketball Tournament! Voluntown is proud of this team and coaches for their dedication and teamwork. Their next home game is this Friday, Feb 8, at 4PM in the VES gym. Consider attending to show your support!