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Williamstown Township, Orange County
January 2003

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Official/Political Status

Town


Cities, Towns, Villages, Hamlets within this Township

Foxville, Jackson Corner, Williamstown


Town Clerk

Gloria Graham
P.O. Box 646
Williamstown, VT 05679
Ph: 433-5455
Fax: 433-6671
E-mail: N/A


Web Site

Williamstown: http://www.central-vt.com/towns/intro/Will.htm
Williamstown: http://pages.prodigy.com/willmstnvt/

American Local History Network: http://www.usgennet.org/usa/vt/county/orange/williamstown/index.htm
US GenWeb: http://home.att.net/~local_history/Orange-Co-VT.htm#WILLIAMSTOWN
http://www.rootsweb.com/~vermont/TownWilliamston.html
Vermont Gateway: no info
Vertual Vermont: http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/williamstown.html
Vermont in the Civil War: http://www.vermontcivilwar.org/place/w/williamstown.shtml

Central Vermont Town Histories: http://www.central-vt.com/towns/history/HstWill.htm


Population According to the U.S. Federal Census


Town
1791
1800
1810
1820
1830
1840
1850
1860
1870
1880
1890
Williamstown
 146
839
1,353
 1,481
 1,487
 1,620
 1,452
1,377
1,236
1,038
1,188

 
Town
1900
1910
1920
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
2000
Williamstown
 1,610
1,726
1,526
 1,608
1,477
 1,600
 1,553
 1,822
 2,284
2,839
 3,225


Cemeteries & Years in Use

Adams Lot (one person): 1830
East Hill: 1799-1985
Flint: 1842-1946
Village: 1849-present
West Hill: 1802-present


Local Historical Societies, Libraries & Museums

Main Street
Williamstown, VT
Mailing Address:
498 Boyce Road
Williamstown, VT 05679
802-433-1283
The museum building was originally the Universalist Church, built in 1836, and was remodeled and used as an Odd Fellows hall until 1979. Exhibits include items from the Universalist church in use prior to 1929, Modern Woodmen of America ritualistic pieces, Odd Fellow and Rebekah memorabilia, postcard display of early views of Williamstown, furniture, clothing, books, documents, photographs, paintings, agricultural tools, household items, and town memorabilia from 1790 to the present. Contact Person: Adam Boyce, President. Hours and Admission: Museum open May - Oct, first Saturday, 1-4 p.m., on special occasions, and by appointment. Please call for current schedule. Free. The Society holds meetings and programs on the first Tuesday of each month, May - Oct.; call for a program list. Upstairs not accessible to the disabled.




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