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Rupert Township, Bennington County
January 2003

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Official/Political Status

Town


Cities, Towns, Villages, Hamlets within this Township

East Rupert, North Rupert, Rupert, West Rupert


Town Clerk

Andrea Lenhardt
P.O. Box 140
West Rupert, VT 05776
Ph: 394-7728
Fax: 394-7728
E-mail: N/A


Web Site

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


Population According to the U.S. Federal Census


Town
1791
1800
1810
1820
1830
1840
1850
1860
1870
1880
1890
Rupert
1,034
1,628
1,630
1,332
 1,318
 1,086
 1,101
 1,103
 1,017
 957
 861
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
Rupert
 863
 825
 674
 691
678
713
 603
 582
 605
 654
704
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

Cemetery: 1889-1983 (located on a hill)
Graves Family: 1825-1831
Kent Hollow: 1799-1916
North Rupert: 1789-present
Rupert Street: 1790-present
West Rupert: 1786-1908


Local Historical Societies, Libraries & Museums

Rupert Historical Society
Rte. 153, Main Street
Rupert, VT
Mailing Address:
Box 2, Lewis Road
Rupert, VT 05768
E-mail Address: R.K.Kittay@sover.net
802-394-7864
The society's museum is newly established in the 1872 Rupert Village School, sharing quarters with the Rosalind K. Kittay Public Library. Items relating to local history are displayed in the entry hall and in the upstairs schoolroom. Contact Person: Eugene Higgins, President. Hours and Admission: By appointment.




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