Saxtons River, Vermont

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Saxtons River, Vermont
Village
Saxtons River, Vermont is located in Vermont
Saxtons River, Vermont
Saxtons River, Vermont
Location within the state of Vermont
Coordinates: 43°8′18″N 72°30′33″W / 43.13833°N 72.50917°W / 43.13833; -72.50917
CountryUnited States
StateVermont
CountyWindham
Area
 • Total0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
 • Land0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation466 ft (142 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total565
 • Density1,130/sq mi (436.6/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code05154
Area code(s)802
FIPS code50-62950[1]
GNIS feature ID1459397[2]
 
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For the river, see Saxtons River
Saxtons River, Vermont
Village
Saxtons River, Vermont is located in Vermont
Saxtons River, Vermont
Saxtons River, Vermont
Location within the state of Vermont
Coordinates: 43°8′18″N 72°30′33″W / 43.13833°N 72.50917°W / 43.13833; -72.50917
CountryUnited States
StateVermont
CountyWindham
Area
 • Total0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
 • Land0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation466 ft (142 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total565
 • Density1,130/sq mi (436.6/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code05154
Area code(s)802
FIPS code50-62950[1]
GNIS feature ID1459397[2]
Start of a game of water polo on Main St, Saxtons River, after the 4th of July parade in 2013. The game is played by volunteer firefighters with fire hoses, trying to spray the ball down the street to a goal. Looking west at the Saxtons River Historical Society (a former Congregational church).

Saxtons River is an incorporated village in the town of Rockingham in Windham County, Vermont, United States. The population was 565 at the 2010 census. For over a hundred years, Saxtons River has been the home of Vermont Academy, an independent secondary school.

The Saxtons River Village Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988. It covers 270 acres (1.1 km2) and is roughly bounded by Burk Hill and Belleview Roads, Oak Street, the Saxtons River, and Westminster West Road. The district comprises 133 contributing and 22 non-contributing buildings including examples of Greek Revival, Italianate, and Queen Anne architectural styles.[3]

The district encompasses nearly the entire village (~84%) except for peripheral mid-20th century subdivisions.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.5 square mile (1.3 km²), all land.

Historic buildings[edit]

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2010 Census,[1] there were 565 people in 210 households in the village. The population density was 1,130 people per square mile (434.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 95% White, 1.6% Asian, 0.4% African American, 0.5% from other races, and 2.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.5% of the population.

In the village the population was spread out with 29.3% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 13.1% from 25 to 34, 40.5% from 35 to 64, and 14.2% who were 65 years of age or older. Median age was 37.6 years.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  4. ^ Hugh H. Henry, National Register of Historic Places nomination for Saxtons River Village Historic District, 1986

Coordinates: 43°08′16″N 72°30′35″W / 43.13778°N 72.50972°W / 43.13778; -72.50972