About Westminster, Vermont
Chartered: November 9, 1752 (New Hampshire Grant)
Area: 28,953 Acres = 45.24 Square Miles [ Size Rank: 63* ]
Coordinates (Geographic Center): N 43° 04′ W 72°27′
Altitude: 314 feet ASL
Population (US Census, 2010): 3,178 [ Population Rank: 52* ]
Population Density (persons per square mile): 70.2 [ Density Rank: 63* ]
Full Census Info: Town County State
*Area, Population and Density rankings refer to Westminster’s relative position among Vermont’s 255 civic entities (9 cities, 242 towns, 4 gores and grants). Complete rankings are here.
Although it is not certain, it seems likely that Benning Wentworth named this town in the Grants for Westminster, England, now part of London. In Wentworth’s time Westminster was a separate town, adjacent to Putney and Fulham (as Westminster, Vermont is near Putney and Dummerston, originally Fullum).
Activities & Points of Interest
Goings-on in and near Westminster
Calendar of Events provided by the Vermont Department of Tourism & Marketing.
Emergency Services (Statewide): 911
Hospital: Rockingham Memorial Hospital (Bellows Falls) 802-463-3903
Town Clerk: Doreen Woodward PO Box 147 Westminster, VT 05158
M-F 8:30-4; Sat by appt.
Churches, Ministries, Charitables
Congregational : First Congregational Church 802-722-4148
Nondenominational : Christian Family Circle Church 802-463-4448
United Church of Christ : United Church of Christ
United Church of Christ : United Church of Christ (Westminster West)
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”).
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 Green Mountain Power 888-835-4672
Telephone Fairpoint 866-984-2001
Telephone Vermont Telephone Company 800-279-4049