Image from page 75 of "A text book of the geography, history, constitution and civil government of Vermont; also Constitution and civil government of the U. S., a publication expressly prepared to comply with Vermont's state school laws" (1915)
Title: A text book of the geography, history, constitution and civil government of Vermont; also Constitution and civil government of the U. S., a publication expressly prepared to comply with Vermont's state school laws
Publisher: Rutland, Vt., The Tuttle Company
Contributing Library: New York Public Library
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eld, 4Woodbury, 18Worcester, 17 70 Geography of Vermont Windham County Town send. 18Vernon, 1 Athens, 17Brattleboro, 7Brookline, 14Dover, 10Dummerston, 8Grafton, 22Guilford, 2Halifax, 3Jamaica, 19Londonderry, 2Marlboro, 6Newfane, 9Putney, 15Rockingham.Somerset, 11Stratton, 12 Hartland, 15Hartford, 16Ludlow, 5 Wardsboro, 13 Westminster, IG Norwich, 24 WhitiiiRham, 4 Plymouth, 12 Wilminfiton. 5 Windham, 21 Pomfret, 17Reading, 11Rochester, 20„. ^ „ Rovalton. 22 iVindsor County stockbridge,Sharon, 23 19 Springfield, 1Weston, 4Weathersfield, 8Windsor, 9W^est Windsor, 10Woodstock, 14 Probate Districts Addison, 8Bennington, 12Bradford, 5Fair Haven, 9Hartland, 4Marlboro, 1Ma^nchester, 11New Haven, 7Rutland, 10Randolph, 6Westminster, 2Windsor, 3 20 Andover. 3 Baltimore, 7 Bridgewater, 13 Barnard, 1823 Bethel, 21 Chester, 2 Cavendish, 6 1. Figures refer to order of organization of towns. 2. Each of the eight other Probate Districts is an entire county,and is known by the name of the county.
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Randolph, Orange County Main Divisions 71 CHAPTER IXMain Divisions of the State Vermont contains two hundred forty-three towns, threeof which, Averill, Ferdinand and Lewis, are unorganized;six cities, Vergennes, Burlington, Rutland, Montpelier,Barre and St. Albans, chartered in the order given; andfive gores. A town is a definitely bounded territory containing arequisite number of people who are organized under thelaws of the State for self-government. An unorganized town is a portion of territory grantedwith the condition that the inhabitants may organize as atown when they have become sufficiently numerous. A gore is a portion of territory granted without the con-dition that the inhabitants may organize as a town. A city is a town to which some special privileges withrespect to government have been granted by the State. At first the towns were laid out to average six milessquare as nearly as was practicable. But there were inequal-ities at the beginning and many changes have been ma
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