Windham, Vermont, New England USA

About Windham, Vermont

Windham County
Chartered: October 22, 1795 (Vermont Act of Incorporation)
Area: 16,751 Acres = 26.17 Square Miles [ Size Rank: 210* ]
Coordinates (Geographic Center): N 43° 11′ W 72°44′
Altitude: 1,967 feet ASL
Population (US Census, 2010): 419 [ Population Rank: 226* ]
Population Density (persons per square mile): 16 [ Density Rank: 223* ]
Full Census Info: Town County State

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

Originally part of Londonderry, with Macks Leg and Andersons Gore added in. Coincidentally, Windham, New Hampshire had earlier been created by taking part of that state’s Londonderry, though no connection can be found other than Benning Wentworth naming both after a close friend, Charles Wyndham, Baronet Wyndham, Earl of Somerset. Wyndham had a short but distinguished career in government. Most consider him to have been a man of good sense and breeding who endeavored to discharge his duties in the best way he could.

Windham attracted settlers early, and by the 1820’s had over 1,000 residents, with over half a dozen villages and two post offices. By 1970, the population had dwindled to 150.

Activities & Points of Interest

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

Historical Society of Windham County

Contact Info

Emergency Services (Statewide): 911
Hospital: Grace Cottage Hospital (Townshend) 802-365-7676

Town Clerk: Carol C. Merritt 5976 Windham Hill Rd Windham, VT 05359
802-874-4211
T Th F 10-3

Churches, Ministries, Charitables

United Church of Christ : United Church of Christ

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”).

Andover

Chester

Londonderry

Windham

Grafton

Jamaica

Townshend

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
    Telephone Vermont Telephone Company 800-279-4049

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