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Swanton Township, Franklin County
January 2003

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Official/Political Status

Village


Cities, Towns, Villages, Hamlets within this Township

Fonda, Greens Corner, Maquam, Skeels Corner, Swanton, Swanton Junction, West Swanton


Town Clerk

Doris H. Raleigh
P.O. Box 711
Swanton, VT 05488
Ph: 868-4421
Fax: 868-4957
E-mail: swanton@together.net


Web Site

American Local History Network: no info
US GenWeb: no info
Vermont Gateway: http://www.rootsweb.com/~vermont/FranklinSwanton.html
Vertual Vermont: http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/swanton.html
Vermont in the Civil War: http://www.vermontcivilwar.org/place/s/swanton.shtml
http://www.vermontcivilwar.org/monument/swanton.shtml


Population According to the U.S. Federal Census


Town
1791
1800
1810
1820
1830
1840
1850
1860
1870
1880
1890
Swanton
74
144
1,657
1,607
 2,158
 2,312
 2,824
 2,678
 2,866
 3,079
 3,645
Franklin Co.
1,299
 5,811
 14,411
 14,624
 20,955
 24,496
 28,586
 27,231
 30,291
 30,225
 29,755

 
Town
1900
1910
1920
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
2000
Swanton
 3,745
 3,628
 3,343
 3,433
 3,543
 3,740
 3,946
 4,622
 5,141
 5,636
 6,203
Franklin Co.
 30,198
29,866
30,026
29,975
29,601
29,894
29,474
31,282
34,788
39,980
45,417


Cemeteries & Years in Use

Church Street: 1800-present
Donaldson-North End: unknown-1936
Green's Corner: 1810-present
Janes: 1808-1919
Rich (family): 1859-1982
Riverside: 1800-present
Saint Mary's: unknown-present
Swanton Hill: 1802-1842
Tabor: 1845-1943
Woods Hill: 1802-present


Local Historical Societies, Libraries & Museums

Swanton Historical Society
At the Library
First Street
Swanton VT
Mailing Address:
11 Lake Street
Swanton, VT 05488
E-mail Address: rkilburn@together.net
802-868-3892
Contact Person: Ron Kilburn, President (address above). Hours and Admission: By appointment through Library/868-7656. Historic Batchelder photograph collection, Swanton Couriers 1870s - 1950s. Extensive photograph, document & artifact collection. Meeting room fully accessible. Programs: Fourth Monday of each month in the library, lower level.




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