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Northfield Township, Washington County
January 2003

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Official/Political Status

Village


Cities, Towns, Villages, Hamlets within this Township

Northfield, Northfield Center, Northfield Falls, South Northfield


Town Clerk

Debra J. Russo
51 South Main Street
Northfield, VT 05663
Ph: 485-5421
Fax: 485-8426
E-mail: drusso@tds.net


Web Site

Northfield: http://www.central-vt.com/towns/intro/Nort.htm
Northfield: http://www.in-vermont.com/northfield/
Norwich University: http://www.norwich.edu/about/resources/nom/nis/alumni.htm
(Norwich University was founded in 1819 in Norwich, Vermont. In 1866, the
South Barracks burned and the University was relocated to Northfield, Vermont.)

American Local History Network:
US GenWeb: http://home.att.net/~local_history/Washington-Co-VT.htm#NORTHFIELD
Vermont Gateway:  no info
Vertual Vermont: http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/northfield.html
Vermont in the Civil War: http://www.vermontcivilwar.org/place/n/northfield.shtml
http://www.vermontcivilwar.org/monument/northfield.shtml

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


Population According to the U.S. Federal Census


Town
1791
1800
1810
1820
1830
1840
1850
1860
1870
1880
1890
Northfield
40
204
 426
 690
 1,412
 2,013
 2,922
 4,329
 3,410
 2,836
 2,628

 
Town
1900
1910
1920
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
2000
Northfield
 2,855
3,226
3,096
 3,438
 3,601
4,314
4,511
4,870
5,435
5,610
 5,791


Cemeteries & Years in Use

Aldrich: 1849-1986
Calvary (Catholic): 1905-present
Elmwood: 1845-1985
Four Corners: 1833-1870
Loomis: 1814-1908
Mt. Hope: 1815-present
Northfield Falls: 1842-present
Norwich University: 1988-present
Old Catholic: 1859-1947
Robinson: 1802-1906


Local Historical Societies, Libraries & Museums

Northfield Historical Society
75 South Main Street
Northfield, VT 05663
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 88
Northfield, VT 05663
802-485-8081
The museum and headquarters of the Northfield Historical Society is located in the former home of Governor Charles Paine. The current exhibit is "Northfield at War, 1941-1945." On sale at the museum are copies of a booklet compiled to document how Northfield men and women participated in World War II, both on the home front as well as on the war fronts. The exhibit will be open until January 2, 2001. Contact Person: Alan H. Weiss, President. Hours and Admission: Sat., Sun, and Wed., 1-3 p.m. Admission is free but generous donations are graciously accepted.




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