About Reading, Vermont
Chartered: June 6, 1761 (New Hampshire Grant)
Area: 26,659 Acres = 41.65 Square Miles [ Size Rank: 101* ]
Coordinates (Geographic Center): N 43° 27′ W 72°33′
Altitude: 754 feet ASL
Population (US Census, 2010): 666 [ Population Rank: 191* ]
Population Density (persons per square mile): 16 [ Density Rank: 207* ]
Full Census Info: Town County State
*Area, Population and Density rankings refer to Reading’s relative position among Vermont’s 255 civic entities (9 cities, 242 towns, 4 gores and grants). Complete rankings are here.
Probably named for Reading, Massachusetts, only because many of the grantees came from there. That town, in turn, had been split off from Lynn in 1644 and named for the old market town on the River Thames in Berkshire, England.
Activities & Points of Interest
Goings-on in and near Reading
Calendar of Events provided by the Vermont Department of Tourism & Marketing.
Emergency Services (Statewide): 911
Hospital: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (Hanover, NH) 603-650-5000
Town Clerk: Amy Harkins PO Box 72 Reading, VT 05062
Windsor Central Supervisory Union 802-457-1213
Reading Elementary School 802-484-7230
This is a basic geographic reference, intended to show relative location of adjacent towns. Directional accuracy is limited to 16 compass points. There isn’t even the slightest suggestion that one can necessarily travel directly from one town to the next (as in “You can’t get there from here”).