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Chelsea Township, Orange County
January 2003

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Official/Political Status

Town


Cities, Towns, Villages, Hamlets within this Township

Chelsea, Chelsea West Hill, Kennedy Corners


Town Clerk

Diane Mattoon
P.O. Box 266
Chelsea, VT 05038
Ph: 685-4460
Fax: 685-4460
E-mail: dmattoon@quest-net.com


Web Site

American Local History Network: http://www.usgennet.org/usa/vt/town/chelsea/
US GenWeb: http://home.att.net/~local_history/Orange-Co-VT.htm#CHELSEA
http://www.rootsweb.com/~vermont/TownChelsea.html
Vermont Gateway: http://www.rootsweb.com/~vermont/OrangeChelsea.html
Vertual Vermont: http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/chelsea.html
Vermont in the Civil War: http://www.vermontcivilwar.org/place/c/chelsea.shtml


Population According to the U.S. Federal Census


Town
1791
1800
1810
1820
1830
1840
1850
1860
1870
1880
1890
Chelsea
 239
896
1,327
 1,462
 1,958
 1,959
 1,958
1,757
1,526
1,462
1,230

 
Town
1900
1910
1920
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
2000
Chelsea
 1,070
1,074
1,087
 1,004
1,013
 1,025
 957
 983
 1,091
1,166
 1,250


Cemeteries & Years in Use

Allen: 1816-1930
Blaisdell-Laird-Ladd: 1813-1878
Corwin: 1798-1835
Flint: 1834-1851
Goodridge: 1841-1865
Highland: 1825-present
Lincoln: 1820-1904
Old Chelsea Cemetery: 1798-present
Spear: 1826-1868
Spiller (one person): 1847
West Hill: 1831-present
Wiggins: 1807-1895
Wills: 1788-unknown


Local Historical Societies, Libraries & Museums

Chelsea Historical Society
Main Street
Chelsea, VT
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 206
Chelsea, VT 05038
802-685-4860
The society maintains an 1830 residence with period rooms. There are manuscripts, costumes, memorabilia, and items of local interest. Contact Person: Jean Battey, President. Hours and Admission: year-round by appointment. Not accessible to the disabled.




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