Rochester, population 1000, is located on Route 100, a scenic Vermont highway. Nestled in a valley of the White River, the area is a popular tourist attraction. Thirty miles from Rutland, Rochester is equidistant from two major world class ski resorts, Sugarbush and Killington, which provide seasonal employment to area residents. Local businesses include a hardware store, independent grocery store, small retail shops, a restaurant, a marble quarry, a plywood manufacturing plant, a wooden bowl and clapboard manufacturer, computer related businesses, and small home businesses.

Please explore our larger community through the links below:


White River Valley Players

Rochester, VT Information

Town of Rochester Website

School Board

Supervisory Union

Rochester School Alumni

Community Youth Services

CVY logoCenter for Valley Youth (CVY)

CVY provides a safe, fun place for area youth to be with their friends and allows them the opportunity to take part in planned activities. Newsletters, announcements at school and the sign at CVY informs participants of open hours and activities that are being offered.

ACTIVITIES OF THE CENTER FOR VALLEY YOUTH: dances, movie nights, various away trips, fundraising activities, pool tournaments, ping pong tournaments, arts & crafts, various winter activities (Suggestions are always welcome for more activities.) For more information call Katy Landwehr at 767-4124.

CVY is a non-profit, tax exempt organization funded by private donations, contributions from the towns served and, grants from the Turrell Fund.

Make a Difference in a Child’s Life

Do you have a love for children? Ready to: Make a difference in a child’s life, for one day, a few months, or a lifetime? Watch a child blossom and grow, and learn and grow yourself? Share your home and yourself with a child who needs YOU. Consider Foster Parenting! Children of all ages are in need of a caring home, from a day to a lifetime. For Respite, or Short Term Care, and Long Term Care, call Courtney McGuire, DCF (802) 295-8840 For long term therapeutic care call Casey Family Services: (802) 649-1400


A photo of the North Hollows