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Rochester Township, Windsor County
January 2003

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Official/Political Status

Town


Cities, Towns, Villages, Hamlets within this Township

Emerson, Jerusalem, Robinson, Rochester, Talcville, Tupper


Town Clerk

Frances Guilmette
P.O. Box 238
Rochester, VT 05767
Ph: 767-3631
Fax: 767-6028
E-mail: rochtown@sover.net


Web Site

Rochester: http://www.rochesterschool.org/

American Local History Network: http://www.usgennet.org/usa/vt/county/windsor/rochester/index.htm
US GenWeb: http://home.att.net/~local_history/Windsor-Co-VT.htm#ROCHESTER
Vermont Gateway: http://www.rootsweb.com/~vermont/WindsorRochester.html
Virtual Vermont: http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/rochester.html
Vermont in the Civil War: http://www.vermontcivilwar.org/place/r/rochester.shtml


Population According to the U.S. Federal Census


Town
1791
1800
1810
1820
1830
1840
1850
1860
1870
1880
1890
Rochester
215
524
 911
 1,148
1,392
1,396
 1,493
1,507
 1,444
 1,362
 1,257

 
Town
1900
1910
1920
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
2000
Rochester
 1,250
1,317
1,397
1,285
1,129
937
 879
884
1,054
1,181
1,171


Cemeteries & Years in Use

Bingo-West Rochester: 1822-1931
Little Hollow: 1853-present
Lucy Morris (one person): 1888
North Hollow: 1806-1988
Old Village: 1798-1908
Oliver Reynolds: 1846-1911
Tupper (family): 1813-1853
West Hill: 1828-1973
Woodlawn: 1825-present


Local Historical Societies, Libraries & Museums

Rochester Historical Society
Vt. Route 100
Rochester, VT
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 7
Rochester, VT 05767
E-mail Address: edavis@sover.net
802-767-4759
The museum is located on the 2nd floor of the Rochester Library, in the center of the village opposite the park. Special exhibits summers of 1999 and 2000, in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the arrival of the White River Railroad in Rochester. Otherexhibits include farm tools, military items, clothing, verde antique marble, and paper trivia. Contact Person: Mary Ordway Davis, President. Hours and Admission: Memorial Day to mid-Oct, Tues. and Thurs. afternoons; Sat, 9am 1pm; also by appointment.




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