Sheffield, Vermont, New England USA

About Sheffield, Vermont

Caledonia County
Chartered: October 25, 1793 (Vermont Charter)
Area: 21,003 Acres = 32.82 Square Miles [ Size Rank: 187* ]
Coordinates (Geographic Center): N 44° 36′ W 72°07′
Altitude: 99 feet ASL
Population (US Census, 2010): 703 [ Population Rank: 189* ]
Population Density (persons per square mile): 21.4 [ Density Rank: 181* ]
Full Census Info: Town County State

*Area, Population and Density rankings refer to Sheffield’s relative position among Vermont’s 255 civic entities (9 cities, 242 towns, 4 gores and grants). Complete rankings are here.

There is a long-standing claim that the town was named for Sheffield, Yorkshire, England. Since the records show no connection between the grantees and the English town, it probably can be assumed that it is not the direct source of the name. Just as likely, the name took a more roundabout route: the town of Sheffield in Berkshire County, Massachusetts is just over the state line from Salisbury, Connecticut, known to have been the home of many of the original grantees of and settlers in the Vermont town. The Massachussetts town, in turn would likely have been named for the English town.

Activities & Points of Interest

Goings-on in and near Sheffield
Calendar of Events provided by the Vermont Department of Tourism & Marketing.

Sheffield Historical Society

Contact Info

Emergency Services (Statewide): 911
Hospital: Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital (St. Johnsbury) 802-748-8141

Town Clerk: Kathy Newland PO Box 165 Sheffield, VT 05866
802-626-8862
M F 8-2; W 8-2 and 5-8 p.m

Schools

Caledonia North Supervisory Union 802-626-6100
Miller’s Run School 802-626-9755

Neighboring Towns

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”).

Glover

Barton

Greensboro

Sheffield

Sutton

Wheelock

 

Utilities

Notes about utilities:

One electric or phone company indicates that company serves the entire town. More than one of either indicates each serves different areas of town.
A listed cable company MIGHT mean the entire town is covered, but not necessarily. More than one listed indicates each serves different areas of town.
Unless your area is one served by Vermont’s only gas utility, your only option is bottled gas (any dealer).
Electric Vermont Electric Co-op 800-832-2667
Electric Washington Electric Co-op 800-932-5245
Telephone Fairpoint 866-984-2001

 

Vintage Extra Hollow Ground Sheffield Shaving Razor Straight Edge Folding Knife picture

Vintage Extra Hollow Ground Sheffield Shaving Razor Straight Edge Folding Knife

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TAYLOR EYE WITNESS ROUGH BLACK WHARNCLIFFE JACK KNIFE SHEFFIELD ENGLAND (15804) picture

TAYLOR EYE WITNESS ROUGH BLACK WHARNCLIFFE JACK KNIFE SHEFFIELD ENGLAND (15804)

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Antique straight razor, Jonathan Crookes, Sheffield England picture

Antique straight razor, Jonathan Crookes, Sheffield England

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British Army MOD pattern Survival knife Made by J. Adams in Sheffield,  England picture

British Army MOD pattern Survival knife Made by J. Adams in Sheffield, England

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VINTAGE SHEFFIELD BARK SCALE LAMB FOOT POCKET KNIFE - POSSIBLY EYE WITNESS (813) picture

VINTAGE SHEFFIELD BARK SCALE LAMB FOOT POCKET KNIFE - POSSIBLY EYE WITNESS (813)

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MINT UNSHARPENED PUBLISHED ANTIQUE SHEFFIELD STAG LOCKBACK FOLDING DIRK 1874-80s picture

MINT UNSHARPENED PUBLISHED ANTIQUE SHEFFIELD STAG LOCKBACK FOLDING DIRK 1874-80s

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Vintage Rodgers Sheffield knife 3 Blade, Stockman Knife - England picture

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British Army Fairbairn Sykes Commando knife, 3rd pat. made in Sheffield, England picture

British Army Fairbairn Sykes Commando knife, 3rd pat. made in Sheffield, England

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Vintage Machete  Sheffield Steel  Made in England Burl Handle Wood Case. Custom  picture

Vintage Machete Sheffield Steel Made in England Burl Handle Wood Case. Custom

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ANTIQUE SAYNOR Sheffield Wharncliffe Pocket Knife 1891-1920s picture

ANTIQUE SAYNOR Sheffield Wharncliffe Pocket Knife 1891-1920s

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