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Readsboro Township, Bennington County
January 2003

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Official/Political Status

Town


Cities, Towns, Villages, Hamlets within this Township

Heartwellville, Readsboro, Readsboro Falls


Town Clerk

Deborah A. Calnan
P.O. Box 246
Readsboro, VT 05350
Ph: 423-5405
Fax: 423-5423
E-mail: N/A


Web Site

American Local History Network: no info
US GenWeb: http://www.rootsweb.com/~vtbennin/zrea.html
Vermont Gateway: http://www.rootsweb.com/~vermont/BenningtonReadsboro.html
Vertual Vermont: http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/readsboro.html
Vermont in the Civil War: http://www.vermontcivilwar.org/place/r/readsboro.shtml


Population According to the U.S. Federal Census


Town
1791
1800
1810
1820
1830
1840
1850
1860
1870
1880
1890
Readsboro
63
234
410
530
 662
 776
 857
 930
 828
 743
 910
Bennington Co.
12,051
 14,395
 15,459
 15,482
 16,899
 16,305
 17,922
 19,436
 21,325
 21,950
 20,448
Town
1900
1910
1920
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
2000
Readsboro
 1,139
 1,252
 1,173
 1,043
913
847
783
 638
 638
 762
809
Bennington Co.
 21,705
21,378
21,577
21,655
22,286
24,115
25,088
29,282
33,345
35,845
36,994


Cemeteries & Years in Use

Heartwellville: 1812-present
North Hill-Amidon: 1797-present
Readsboro Village: 1831-present
South Readsboro: 1830-present


Local Historical Societies, Libraries & Museums

Readsboro Historical Society
Main Street
Readsboro, VT
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 158
Readsboro, VT 05350
802-423-5432
The museum is located in the converted Methodist Wesleyan Church, built c. 1840. There are 19th- and early 20th-century artifacts, clothing, household furnishings, a fireman's hose wheel, and photographs. There are guest speakers and summer programs. Contact Person: Betty M. Bolognani, President. Hours and Admission: June to Sept, Sun, 1 3pm, and by appointment. Accessible to the disabled.




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