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Sheffield, located in the northwestern portion of Caledonia County in Vermont 's Northeast Kingdom
(NEK), was chartered on October 25, 1793 and has an area of 32.62 square
miles at a mean elevation of 907 feet above sea level (ASL).
Sheffield is governed by a three
member Board of Selectmen.
members are elected for a three year term at Town Meeting.
Miller’s Run School ( 3249 VT Route 122, Sheffield , VT 05866 ) is administered by the
Unified District 37 which is comprised of the towns of Sheffield and adjoining Wheelock.
Run School is open to pre-kindergarten to 8th grade students of
Each Labor Day Sheffield holds its annual Field Day, with a parade and
various activities, contests and events, to benefit the Sheffield-Wheelock
Fire Department, Food Pantry, camp scholarships and other worthwhile causes.
Sheffield is part of the
Northeast Kingdom Waste Management District (NEKWMD). Sheffield and Wheelock
jointly operate the Transfer Station where residents of both towns, after
having obtained a valid permit sticker, can dispose of their household refuse
and, more importantly, recyclable materials. The more that is recycled the
less must be disposed of and the lower the cost to operate the Transfer
Station and, ultimately, to the residents of Sheffield and Wheelock.
The Transfer Station is
NOT for the disposal of commercial waste.
Transfer Station is open between the hours of 8 A.M. and 5 P.M. Wednesday and
are those designated dates on which large and bulky items, such as bedding,
furniture, etc., may be brought to the Transfer Station for disposal.
Sheffield is the site of a 16
turbine commercial wind energy operation. The turbines are designed to
generate 100,000 megawatt hours of energy, enough to power approximately
homes. The operators of the wind farm pay Sheffield $520,000 annually and
some $250,000 to the State Education Fund from the operation of the wind
Mathewson State Forest
is a 795 acre forest located in Sheffield and the adjoining towns of Wheelock
and Sutton. Mathewson State Forest offers opportunities for primitive
camping, hiking and coldwater fishing.
Disclaimer: The information posted here is accurate at the
time of posting. As always, changes may occur and will be posted as soon as