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Poultney Township, Rutland County
January 2003

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Official/Political Status

Village


Cities, Towns, Villages, Hamlets within this Township

East Poultney, Gorham Town, Poultney, South Poultney


Town Clerk

Patricia A. McCoy
9 Main Street, Suite 2
Poultney, VT 05764
Ph: 287-5761
Fax: 287-5110
E-mail: poultney@vermontel.net


Web Site

Poultney: http://www.vermontel.net/~poultney/
Poultney: http://www.djmcadam.com/poultney.html

American Local History Network: no info
US GenWeb: http://home.att.net/~local_history/Rutland-Co-VT.htm#POULTNEY
http://www.rootsweb.com/~vtrutlan/ruttowns.htm#poultney
Vermont Gateway: http://www.rootsweb.com/~vermont/RutlandPoultney.html
Vertual Vermont: http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/poultney.html
Vermont in the Civil War: http://www.vermontcivilwar.org/place/p/poultney.shtml


Population According to the U.S. Federal Census


Town
1791
1800
1810
1820
1830
1840
1850
1860
1870
1880
1890
Poultney
1,120
1,694
1,904
 1,955
 1,909
 1,878
 2,329
2,278
2,836
2,717
3,031

 
Town
1900
1910
1920
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
2000
Poultney
 3,108
3,644
2,868
 3,215
2,781
 2,936
 3,009
 3,217
 3,196
3,498
 3,633


Cemeteries & Years in Use

Ames: 1799-1834
Brough
Culver: 1822-1843
East Poultney: 1777-present
Hosford Crossing: 1784-1906
Hosford Tomb: 1844-1876
Fifield: 1818-1878
Jewish: 1874-present
Old Poultney: 1815-1919
Poultney: 1831-present
St. John (Episcopal): 1834-1981
St. Raphael (Catholic): 1862-present
Traverse: 1966-present
Ward: 1798-1970


Local Historical Societies, Libraries & Museums

Poultney Historical Society
Poultney, VT
Mailing Address:
148 Upper Road
Poultney, VT 05764
802-287-5268
http://www.rootsweb.com/~vtphs/
The society has several buildings it has restored as museums: the schoolhouse (1895), the Melodean Factory (1854), and the former Union Academy building (1791). Displays are of local clothing, tools, melodeans, carriages, furniture, and metalworks. There is also an antique printing press from Vergennes. Contact Person: Ruth Czar, President. Hours and Admission: June to Aug, Sun, 1 4pm or by appointment. Not accessible to the disabled.




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