In the southwest part of Vermont, the small town of Poultney can be found, located within Rutland County. It comprises a village, the town itself, and the Lake St. Catherine region. On its west, it is bordered by the state of New York while the town of Castleton borders its north. The quintessential Vermont town possesses a blend of rural lands, residences, businesses, agricultural endeavors, several slate quarry operations, and East Poultney, which is home to several historic structures, places of worship, and a classic New England town green. On the other hand, the Lake St. Catherine region holds lake-front homes, camps, seasonal cottages, and businesses.
Poultney was one of the New Hampshire Grants, which were land grants made by the Royal Governor of New Hampshire, Benning Wentworth, made between 1749 and 1764. The town was named after British politician and orator William Pulteney, 1st Earl of Bath. With a magnificent diversity of recreational, cultural, historic, arts, and natural tourism opportunities, the budding community entices outdoor enthusiasts, heritage tourists, and those seeking quiet getaways with its scenic rural Vermont landscape. It is a year-round destination for those who want to go boating, swimming, snowshoeing, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling as well as fishing, and ice fishing.