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Halifax Township, Windham County
January 2003

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Official/Political Status

Town


Cities, Towns, Villages, Hamlets within this Township

Grove, Halifax, Harrisville, Reid Hollow, West Halifax


Town Clerk

Laura Sumner
P.O. Box 45, West Halifax, VT 05358
Ph: 368-7390, Fax: 368-7390
E-mail: halifax@tax.state.vt.us


Web Site

American Local History Network: http://www.usgennet.org/usa/vt/county/windham/halifax.html
US GenWeb: http://home.att.net/~local_history/Windham-Co-VT.htm#HALIFAX
Vermont Gateway: http://www.rootsweb.com/~vermont/WindhamHalifax.html
Vertual Vermont: http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/halifax.html
Vermont in the Civil War: http://www.vermontcivilwar.org/place/h/halifax.shtml


Population According to the U.S. Federal Census


Town
1791
1800
1810
1820
1830
1840
1850
1860
1870
1880
1890
Halifax
1,209
1,600
 1,758
 1,567
1,552
1,399
 1,133
1,126
 1,029
 852
 702

 
Town
1900
1910
1920
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
2000
Halifax
 662
 635
 504
390
353
343
268
295
488
 588
 782


Cemeteries & Years in Use

Bascom: 1779-1867
Bell: 1815-1973
Clark (farm): 1777-1800
Fisher: 1843-1847
Halifax Center: 1787-present
Hall: 1797-1852
Hatch Road: 1830-present
Henry (farm): 1813-1816
Niles: 1800-present
Niles (farm): 1808-1849
Pennel Hill: 1770-1975
Phillips (one person): 1829
Scott: 1782-unknown
Stafford: 1803-1984
T. Hill-Bell-Phelps: 1803-1902
Thomas Hill (private): 1805-1900
West Halifax : 1840-present
Whitneyville: 1798-present
Wicks-Weeks: 1795-1979
Worden: 1786-1904


Local Historical Societies, Libraries & Museums

Halifax Historical Society Museum
West Halifax, VT
Mailing Address:
RR 4, Box 531
Brattleboro, VT 05301
802-368-7490
Housed in a two-room schoolhouse, the museum has a permanent exhibit of tools, flatirons, clothing, quilts, etc. There are occasional demonstrations and house tours and a map of historic homes in the area. Contact Person: Susan Rusten and Edith Bickle, Curators. Hours and Admission: open periodically throughout the summer and by request. Free. Partially accessible to the disabled.




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