Stephentown is a town in Rensselaer County, New York. The population was 2,903 at the 2010 census. The town, which was originally Jericho Hallow in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, was renamed for Stephen Van Rensselaer. The town is in the southeast corner of the county, and has a sign proclaiming it to be the only Stephentown on Earth.

2020 Census

The 2020 Census is now available online at

Responding early ensures that no one will come knocking on your door starting in mid May!
With respect to COVID-19, Census 2020 is moving ahead according to plan. The Census Bureau will follow the guidance of Federal, State, and local health authorities. 

Legal Notices & Bids Awarded

Legal Notices will be posted in News & Notices each month after every Board Meeting.

Awarded BIDs or RFPs will be also be posted in News & Notices after each Board Meeting (if a BID or RFP was made the month prior during the Regular Board meeting).

Cancellations & Office Closings

Cancellations and office closings will be posted in News & Notices when they occur.


Town Board Workshop meetings are held every second Monday of the month at 7:00PM. You must register in advance for this meeting. Click Here

Regular Town Board Meetings are held every third Monday of the month at 7:00PM located at the Town Hall, 26 Grange Hall Road, Stephentown, NY 12168.

The Town Board will be holding their Regular Scheduled Board meetings via Zoom.

You MUST Register in advance for this meeting. Click the link to register:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

If you have any questions please contact the Town Clerk at

To review the Regular Town Board Meeting Materials click the link below:

In efforts to keep our residents safe and healthy the Town Government is asking that anyone who is not feeling well or has any symptoms of illness to please stay home and rest. If you have any concerns, questions or anything that you would like addressed at an upcoming meeting please email or call the Town Clerk at or 518-733-9195 ext. 8 and the information will be given to the Town Board to review. Thank you for anticipated understanding.

Seniors Club meets every first Wednesday at 7pm at the Stephentown Fire Hall Pavilion.