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Population in 2010: 1,232. Population change since 2000: +7.2%
 

Males: 606  (49.2%)
Females: 626  (50.8%)

Median resident age:  47.8 years
Vermont median age:  45.8 years

Zip codes: 05353.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,405 (it was $39,286 in 2000)
Townshend:

$51,405
VT:

$52,977
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,864

Townshend town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $225,555 (it was $120,400 in 2000)
Townshend:

$225,555
VT:

$216,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $268,515; Detached houses: $277,720; Townhouses or other attached units: $305,431; In 2-unit structures: $221,212; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $258,442; Mobile homes: $88,027
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  • White alone - 1,177 (95.5%)
  • Hispanic - 25 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 14 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 8 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 6 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.08%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.08%)

Races in Townshend detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Townshend: 216.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (21.2%), Irish (16.3%), German (13.4%), United States (8.7%), French (7.7%), Scottish (5.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1916

Elevation: 574 feet

Land area: 42.7 square miles.

Population density: 29 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Townshend:

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Townshend town:

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 57.2%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

24 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.3% Asia, 0.3% North America).

This town:  2.1%
Vermont:  3.7%



According to our research of Vermont and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Townshend, Vermont as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Townshend to the number of sex offenders is 1,090 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Townshend town:  2.2% ($2,637)
Vermont:  2.0% ($2,196)
Townshend satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chicopee, MA (60.9 miles , pop. 54,653).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (95.4 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (174.1 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Brookline, VT (2.1 miles ), Newfane, VT (2.1 miles) , Wardsboro, VT (2.6 miles ), Athens, VT (2.6 miles ), Jamaica, VT (2.6 miles ), Windham, VT (3.0 miles ), Putney, VT (3.0 miles ), Dummerston, VT (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 43.05 N, Longitude: 72.68 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 802

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.6%
Vermont:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +97 (+9.2%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Health care (3%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Lawyers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

Work and jobs in Townshend: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Townshend, Vermont

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Tornado activity:

Townshend-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Vermont state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/20/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the Townshend town center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 26.4 miles away from the town center injured 68 people and caused $71 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Townshend-area historical earthquake activity is below Vermont state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 62.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 52.7 miles away from Townshend center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 53.1 miles away from Townshend center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Windham County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Townshend topographic map

Birthplace of: Alphonso Taft - Diplomat, Marshall H. Twitchell - Politician, Clarina I. H. Nichols - Journalist.


Hospitals/medical centers in Townshend:

  • GRACE COTTAGE HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, PO BOX 216)
  • STRATTON HOUSE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, ROUTE 35)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Townshend:

  • CHESHIRE COUNTY HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WESTMORELAND, NH)
  • MCGIRR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BELLOWS FALLS, VT)
  • LINDEN LODGE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BRATTLEBORO, VT)

Political contributions by individuals in Townshend, VT

Airports located in Townshend:

Amtrak stations near Townshend:

  • 14 miles: BELLOWS FALLS (DEPOT ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 16 miles: BRATTLEBORO (VERNON RD.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Townshend:

  • Keene State College (about 23 miles; Keene, NH; Full-time enrollment: 4,898)
  • Williams College (about 36 miles; Williamstown, MA; FT enrollment: 2,108)
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (about 47 miles; Amherst, MA; FT enrollment: 21,515)
  • Dartmouth College (about 50 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 5,813)
  • Smith College (about 51 miles; Northampton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,021)
  • Adirondack Community College (about 54 miles; Queensbury, NY; FT enrollment: 2,319)
  • Mount Holyoke College (about 55 miles; South Hadley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,232)

Public high school in Townshend:

Public elementary/middle schools in Townshend:

See full list of schools located in Townshend, map of school districts: TOWNSHEND SCHOOL DISTRICT, LELAND AND GRAY UHSD 34

Library in Townshend:

  • TOWNSHEND PUBLIC (Operating income: $53,334; Location: 1971 RTE. 30; 10,484 books; 683 audio materials; 581 video materials; 19 state licensed databases; 18 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Townshend: Bald Mountain Campground (A), Townshend Dam (B), Camperama Family Campground (C), Townshend Volunteer Fire Department (D), Rescue Incorporated Division 2 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Townshend: Calvary Chapel (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Twitchell Cemetery (1), Sanderson Burial Plot (2), Round Hill Cemetery (3), Oakwood Cemetery (4), Maple Grove Cemetery (5), Holland-Brigham-Bixby Cemetery (6), Fisher Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Townshend Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tannery Brook (A), Stiles Brook (B), Simpson Brook (C), Ranney Brook (D), Mill Brook (E), Fair Brook (F), Acton Brook (G), Negro Brook (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Townshend include: West Townshend Village Historic District (1), Townshend Dam Recreation Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Windham County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.3. This is about average.
City:

35.3
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.66
U.S.:

3.63
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 14.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.7
U.S.:

25.6
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Townshend and their reported violations in the past:

CAMPERAMA (Population served: 900, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - Between JAN-1999 and DEC-1999, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-06-2000), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-06-2000)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
BALD MOUNTAIN CAMPGROUND (Address: 1760 STATE FOREST RD , Population served: 786, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LELAND GRAY USD 34 (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT Installation/Demonstration - Between OCT-01-1999 and MAR-01-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-1999), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-01-1999), St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-05-2000), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2001), St Public Notif received (OCT-01-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (FEB-01-1997), St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-1997)
  • Public Education - Between JAN-01-1997 and JAN-01-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from JAN-01-1998 to JAN-01-1998), St Public Notif requested (2 times from JAN-01-1998 to JAN-01-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JAN-01-1998 to JAN-01-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 22 regular monitoring violations
TOWNSHEND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Population served: 101, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (DEC-10-2004), St Boil Water Order (DEC-10-2004), St Public Notif requested (JAN-01-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-01-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-09-2004), St Public Notif received (JUN-10-2004), St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
TOWNSHEND DAM DINER THE (Population served: 59, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
CARLOS OTIS HEALTH CARE CENTER (Population served: 58, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-01-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-20-2001), St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2001)
  • Public Education - Between JAN-01-1997 and MAR-01-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (2 times from JAN-01-1998 to JAN-01-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JAN-01-1998 to JAN-01-1998), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-26-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-26-2006)
MARY MEYER CORP (Address: 115 GRAFTON RD , Population served: 52, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-1996), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-1996)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - Between JAN-1999 and DEC-1999, Contaminant: Nitrate
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1999 and JUN-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-1999), St Compliance achieved (JUN-27-2000)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1998 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-1998)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1997 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-1997)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 86 regular monitoring violations
HARMONYVILLE STORE (Address: 1412 RTE 30 , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Vermont:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  56.6%
Whole state:  62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.4%
Whole state:  9.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

8.8%
Whole state:

9.4%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.8%
Whole state:

3.6%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Townshend, VT


30 people in nursing homes in 2000

Townshend compared to Vermont state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (48%)
  • Wood (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)
  • Electricity (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Townshend town (based on Windham County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 26.61%
Here26.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents47.8%20.3%10.9%3.2%3.2%
Congregations10.3%27.9%20.6%4.4%4.4%
NameJewishEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents3.1%1.6%1.5%1.2%7.2%
Congregations2.9%1.5%2.9%1.5%23.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 18
Windham County:

4.14 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Windham County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Windham County:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 82
Here:

18.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.52 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.7%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Windham County:

22.6%
Vermont:

22.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.5%
State:

13.3%

7.04% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,328 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.04%
Vermont average:

6.60%

0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries ($520 average AGI)
Windham County:

0.27%
Vermont average:

0.16%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cheshire County, NH  0.78% ($28,873 average AGI)
from Windsor County, VT  0.47% ($25,558)
from Franklin County, MA  0.36% ($31,500)


7.16% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,696 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.16%
Vermont average:

6.82%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($222 average AGI)
Windham County:

0.11%
Vermont average:

0.08%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cheshire County, NH  0.92% ($34,137 average AGI)
to Windsor County, VT  0.51% ($33,596)
to Bennington County, VT  0.28% ($33,346)

Strongest AM radio stations in Townshend:

  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNBX (1480 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, VT)
  • WKBK (1290 AM; 5 kW; KEENE, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WNTK (1020 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: KOOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WIZZ (1520 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: P. & M. RADIO, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Townshend:

  • WCMK (91.9 FM; PUTNEY, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCFR-FM (96.3 FM; WALPOLE, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WKVT-FM (92.7 FM; BRATTLEBORO, VT; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WKNE (103.7 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WEVN (90.7 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WRSY (101.5 FM; MARLBORO, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WVRR (101.7 FM; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPVQ (95.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WYRY (104.9 FM; HINSDALE, NH; Owner: TRI-VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Townshend:

  • WEKW-TV (Channel 52; KEENE, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
Townshend, Vermont:
  • Fatal accident count: 8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 19
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Vermont average:
  • Fatal accident count: 50
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 70
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 22
  • Fatalities: 56
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 120
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
See more detailed statistics of Townshend fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 11
Total length: 27 meters (89ft)
Total costs: $1,424,000
Total average daily traffic: 9,300
Total average daily truck traffic: 386
Total future (year 2015) average daily traffic: 13,074

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 7
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Townshend, VT


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Fire Station Rt 35 (Lat: 43.050083 Lon: -72.666194), Call Sign: KFR667
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.430 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/24/2004, Expiration Date: 06/21/2014
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Summit Of Cran Mountain Plum Rd (Lat: 43.045361 Lon: -72.632028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WPPB580, Licensee ID: L00031668
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.8000 MHz, 48.0000 MHz, 48.6400 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/04/2004, Expiration Date: 10/06/2014, Certifier: Noel Christie
    Registrant: Green Mountain Power Corporation, 7 Green Mountain Drive, Montpelier, VT 05602, Phone: (802) 229-7922, Fax: (802) 229-7814
  • Summit Of Crane Mtn (Lat: 43.045361 Lon: -72.632028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 33 m, Overall height: 36 m, Call Sign: WQHI788
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.262 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/08/2007, Expiration Date: 08/08/2017, Certifier: Noel Christie
    Registrant: Greem Mountain Power Corp, 7 Green Mountain Dr, Montpelier, VT 05602, Phone: (802) 229-7922
  • Grace Cottage HEAR, 185 Grafton Road (Lat: 43.048889 Lon: -72.667500), Type: Bant, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WQQY552
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.280 MHz, 155.340 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/26/2013, Expiration Date: 03/26/2023, Certifier: Tony Marques
    Registrant: Noe Electronics, 187 Banning Road, Putney, VT 05346, Phone: (802) 387-4666, Fax: (802) 387-6008, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • CRANE MT, Townshend Acres Plum Rd 5 Mi Off Rt 30 (Lat: 43.045528 Lon: -72.631111), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 33.2 m, Overall height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WNTK891
    Assigned Frequencies: 958.750 MHz, 6770.00 MHz, 6860.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/22/2013, Expiration Date: 10/06/2022, Certifier: Donald J Rendall Jr
    Registrant: Central Vermont Public Service Corp., 77 Grove Street, Rutland, VT 05701, Phone: (802) 747-5476, Fax: (802) 747-2137, Email:
  • CRANE MOUNTAIN, 1069 Hazel Hill Road (Lat: 43.045528 Lon: -72.631111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WQNM281
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/21/2011, Expiration Date: 03/21/2021, Cancellation Date: 09/19/2012, Certifier: Curtis Mcmillion
    Registrant: Central Vermont Public Service Corp., 77 Grove Street, Rutland, VT 05701, Phone: (802) 747-5476, Fax: (802) 747-2137, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KA1WLR, Licensee ID: L00287172
    Grant Date: 09/28/2000, Expiration Date: 11/20/2010, Cancellation Date: 11/21/2012
    Registrant: Fern G Purdy, Box 53, Townshend, VT 05353
  • Call Sign: KA1ZQX, Licensee ID: L00181867
    Grant Date: 03/06/2012, Expiration Date: 05/30/2022
    Registrant: Timothy K Bell, 1317 Vt Rt 30, Townshend, VT 05353
  • Call Sign: KB1KSR, Licensee ID: L00804339
    Grant Date: 01/27/2004, Expiration Date: 01/27/2014, Certifier: Edwin W Phoenix
    Registrant: Edwin W Phoenix, 89 Phoenix Way, Townshend, VT 05353
  • Call Sign: W1CWB, Previous Call Sign: KB1LQB, Licensee ID: L00914902
    Grant Date: 12/08/2007, Expiration Date: 12/08/2017, Certifier: Charles W Baker
    Registrant: Charles W Baker, Townshend, VT 05353-0525
  • Call Sign: KB1VGG, Licensee ID: L01619627
    Grant Date: 02/22/2011, Expiration Date: 02/22/2021, Certifier: Marvin D Dezendorf
    Registrant: Marvin D Dezendorf, Townshend, VT 05353

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 120 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1877N , Serial Number: 12121, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 02/08/1956
    Registrant (Individual): David W Onyon, Rt 30 Po Box 264, Townshend, VT 05353
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 44124 , Serial Number: 9924, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/26/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Steven N Lott, Po Box 5, Townshend, VT 05353


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Hazardous Condition: 5

Incident types - Townshend


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Townshend, VT

Businesses in Townshend, VT

  • FedEx: 1

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