Concord, Vermont, New England USA

About Concord, Vermont

Essex County
Chartered: September 15, 1780 (Vermont Charter)
Area: 34,209 Acres = 53.45 Square Miles [ Size Rank: 21* ]
Coordinates (Geographic Center): N 44° 26′ W 71°53′
Altitude: 860 feet ASL
Population (US Census, 2010): 1,235 [ Population Rank: 132* ]
Population Density (persons per square mile): 23.1 [ Density Rank: 179* ]
Full Census Info: Town  County  State

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

Chartered to Dr. Reuben Jones (then the Rockingham town representative to the Vermont legislature) and a group of associates, several of whom were named Willard. The town was named for Concord, Massachusetts, which had been given its name in 1635 by the General Court of that colony. The first of the western settlements away from the immediate area of Massachusetts Bay, Concord was established by a fur trader and Indian fighter, Simon Willard, and two ministers, one named Jones. Different stories are told about the significance of the Concord name: one that it was chosen to commemorate the friendly relations between Native and white man; another that it was to express the hope that the settlement would be peaceful for both groups. And, of course, Concord later took on patriotic significance when the colonists beat the British there at the opening of the Revolutionary War. At any rate, the name must have had several connotations for the latter-day Jones and Willard men who got the charter for the new Vermont town of Concord.

Activities & Points of Interest

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

Concord Historical Society

Contact Info

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

Town Clerk: Donna Berry PO Box 317 Concord, VT 05824
802-695-2220
M Th F 9-3; T 12-6

Churches, Ministries, Charitables

United Methodist : Northeast Kingdom UMC (January-April) (East Concord) 802-892-5907

Schools

Essex Caledonia Supervisory Union 802-695-3373
Concord School 802-695-2550

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”).

KirbyVictory

Concord

Lunenburg

St. Johnsbury

Waterford

New Hampshire

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 Green Mountain Power 888-835-4672
    Telephone Fairpoint 866-984-2001

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