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Craftsbury Township, Orleans County
January 2003

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Official/Political Status

Town


Cities, Towns, Villages, Hamlets within this Township

Craftsbury, Craftsbury Common, East Craftsbury, Mill Valley


Town Clerk

Yvette Brown
P.O. Box 55
Craftsbury, VT 05826
Ph: 586-2823
Fax: 586-2823
E-mail: fevt@kingcon.com


Web Site

Craftsbury: http://homepages.together.net/~warrens/

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


Population According to the U.S. Federal Census


Town
1791
1800
1810
1820
1830
1840
1850
1860
1870
1880
1890
Craftsbury
18
229
566
 605
982
1,151
1,223
1,413
1,330
1,381
 1,271

 
Town
1900
1910
1920
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
2000
Craftsbury
 1,251
1,119
1,042
 976
875
709
674
 632
 844
994
 1,136


Cemeteries & Years in Use

Branch: 1863-present
Craftsbury Common: 1798-present
Craftsbury Village: 1851-present
East Craftsbury: 1800-present


Local Historical Societies, Libraries & Museums

Craftsbury Public Library
P.O. Box 74
Craftsbury Common, VT 05827
802-586-9683
The library contains a collection of portraits, including two by Winthrop Chandler, and belongings of Ebenezer Craft, founder of the village. Contact Person: Linda Wells, Librarian. Hours and Admission: call for information.

John Woodruff Simpson Library
East Craftsbury, VT
Mailing Address:
RR1, Box 1035
Craftsbury Common, VT 05826
802-586-9692
The town library also has permanent exhibits of 19th-century souvenirs, minerals, South American artifacts, theatrical costumes, and natural history items. Contact Person: Sherry Urie, Librarian. Hours and Admission: Wed and Sat, 9am noon, 2 5pm, 7 9:30pm. Also after Sunday school. Free. Accessible to the disabled.




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