Townshend, Vermont

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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 2013: $50,049 (it was $39,286 in 2000)
Townshend:

$50,049
VT:

$52,578

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,289 (it was $19,431 in 2000)

Townshend town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $223,052 (it was $120,400 in 2000)
Townshend:

$223,052
VT:

$218,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $237,863; Detached houses: $253,344; Townhouses or other attached units: $214,511; In 2-unit structures: $225,990; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $95,677; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $114,191; Mobile homes: $77,393
  • Races in Townshend, VT (2010)

    Townshend races chart
    • 1,17795.5%White alone
    • 252.0%Hispanic
    • 141.1%Two or more races
    • 80.6%Asian alone
    • 60.5%Black alone
    • 10.08%American Indian alone
    • 10.08%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Townshend: 103.7 (near average, 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).

Townshend,VT real estate house value index trend

Townshend, Vermont map

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:

3.8%

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+: Bronx, NY (164.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

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

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Vermont:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +97 (+9.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
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

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Townshend-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Vermont state average. It is 36% 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 slightly above Vermont state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 104.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 112.2 miles away from Townshend center
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 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 105.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 111.7 miles away from Townshend center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 100.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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: 9, Storms: 8, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 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 and medical centers in Townshend:

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

Other hospitals and 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)
  • SOUTHERN VERMONT HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; BRATTLEBORO, VT)
  • THOMPSON HOUSE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; BRATTLEBORO, VT)
  • BRATTLEBORO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; BRATTLEBORO, VT)
  • PINE HEIGHTS AT BRATTLEBORO CENTER FOR NURSING AND R (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; BRATTLEBORO, 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: 5,098)
  • Williams College (about 36 miles; Williamstown, MA; FT enrollment: 2,141)
  • Franklin Pierce University (about 37 miles; Rindge, NH; FT enrollment: 2,139)
  • Castleton State College (about 47 miles; Castleton, VT; FT enrollment: 2,079)
  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst (about 47 miles; Amherst, MA; FT enrollment: 26,583)
  • Mount Wachusett Community College (about 48 miles; Gardner, MA; FT enrollment: 3,143)
  • Dartmouth College (about 50 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 6,030)

Public high school in Townshend:

Public elementary/middle school in Townshend:

See full list of schools located in Townshend

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 82.5. This is about average.

City:

82.5
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 3.66. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.66
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 14.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.41. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.41
U.S.:

9.35
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%
30 people in nursing homes in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Vermont average:

11.7

Townshend travel time to work - commute Townshend mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,7538
Mainline Protestant3,41238
Evangelical Protestant1,02613
Other64712
None30,675-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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%

5.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,769 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
Vermont average:

5.68%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($168 average AGI)
Windham County:

0.10%
Vermont average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cheshire County, NH  0.65% ($30,754 average AGI)
from Windsor County, VT  0.47% ($25,261)
from Franklin County, MA  0.22% ($38,415)


6.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,600 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
Vermont average:

5.98%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($193 average AGI)
Windham County:

0.08%
Vermont average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cheshire County, NH  0.74% ($35,871 average AGI)
to Windsor County, VT  0.55% ($29,490)
to Chittenden County, VT  0.27% ($22,235)

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 count10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents13
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:5
  • Fatalities14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents25
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Vermont average
  • Fatal accident count54
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents75
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons23
  • Fatalities60
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents132
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents3
See more detailed statistics of Townshend fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 27m89ftTotal length
  • $5,732,000Total costs
  • 7,940Total average daily traffic
  • 305Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,170Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 71930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 11980-1989
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Townshend, VT

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Meghan Bezio, Vt. Route 30 (Lat: 43.042778 Lon: -72.667667), Type: 43.6, Structure height: 50025 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Registrant: 2024573068, Anisa.A.Latif@att.Com, 1120 20TH STREET, NW Suite- 1000
  • Meghan Bezio, Vt. Route 30 (Lat: 43.042778 Lon: -72.667667), Type: 36.6, Structure height: 50025 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Registrant: 2024573068, Anisa.A.Latif@att.Com, 1120 20TH STREET, NW Suite- 1000
  • Meghan Bezio, Vt. Route 30 (Lat: 43.042778 Lon: -72.667667), Type: 38.1, Structure height: 50025 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Registrant: 2024573068, Anisa.A.Latif@att.Com, 1120 20TH STREET, NW Suite- 1000
  • John E Monday, Vt. Route 30 (Lat: 43.042778 Lon: -72.667667), Type: 38.1, Structure height: 50025 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Registrant: 2024573068, Anisa.A.Latif@att.Com, 1120 20TH STREET, NW Suite- 1000
  • John E Monday, Vt. Route 30 (Lat: 43.042778 Lon: -72.667667), Type: 38.1, Structure height: 50025 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Registrant: 8556997073, Fccmw@att.Com, 3300 E. RENNER RD., B3132, Phone: (You) ngb-lood
  • Chad Doherty, Vt. Route 30 (Lat: 43.042778 Lon: -72.667667), Type: 38.1, Structure height: 50025 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Registrant: 9196535742, Cdoherty@towerco.Com, 5000 VALLEYSTONE DRIVE, SUITE 200

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Fire Station Rt 35 (Lat: 43.050083 Lon: -72.666194), Call Sign: KFR667
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.430 MHzGrant Date: 04/29/2014, Expiration Date: 06/21/2024Registrant: Town Of Townshend, 2006 Vermont Rt 30, Townshend, VT 05353-0223, Phone: (802) 365-7300
  • Summit Of Cran Mountain Plum Rd (Lat: 43.045361 Lon: -72.632028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WPPB580
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.8000 MHz, 48.0000 MHz, 48.6400 MHzGrant Date: 09/18/2014, Expiration Date: 10/14/2023, Certifier: Noel ChristieRegistrant: Green Mountain Power Corporation, 2152 Post Rd, Rutland, VT 05701, Phone: (802) 747-5655, Email:
  • 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 MHzGrant Date: 08/08/2007, Expiration Date: 08/08/2017, Certifier: Noel ChristieRegistrant: Green Mountain Power Corporation, 2152 Post Rd, Rutland, VT 05701, Phone: (802) 747-5655, Email:
  • 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 MHzGrant Date: 03/26/2013, Expiration Date: 03/26/2023, Certifier: Tony MarquesRegistrant: Noe Electronics, 187 Banning Road, Putney, VT 05346, Phone: (802) 387-4666, Fax: (802) 387-6008, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • 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 MHzGrant Date: 01/22/2013, Expiration Date: 10/06/2022, Certifier: Phillip T ChitwoodRegistrant: Vermont Transco, 366 Pinnacle Eidge Road, Rutland, VT 05701, Phone: (802) 770-6235, 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 MHzGrant Date: 03/21/2011, Expiration Date: 03/21/2021, Cancellation Date: 09/19/2012, Certifier: Curtis McmillionRegistrant: Central Vermont Public Service Corp., 77 Grove Street, Rutland, VT 05701, Phone: (802) 747-5476, Fax: (802) 747-2137, Email:
  • CRANE MTN, Townshend Acres Plum Road, 5 Miles Off Rt 30 (Lat: 43.045528 Lon: -72.631111), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 33.2 m, Overall height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WQVG979
    Assigned Frequencies: 933.575 MHzGrant Date: 02/10/2015, Expiration Date: 02/10/2025, Certifier: Phillip T ChitwoodRegistrant: Vermont Transco LLC, 366 Pinnacle Ridge Road, Rutland, VT 05701, Phone: (802) 770-6235, Fax: (802) 770-6440, Email:
  • Townshend-01, 1069 Hazel Hill Road (Lat: 43.045556 Lon: -72.631083), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 33.5 m, Overall height: 34.1 m, Call Sign: WQVY514
    Assigned Frequencies: 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz... (+18 more)Grant Date: 06/15/2015, Expiration Date: 06/15/2025, Certifier: Fran StockerRegistrant: Radyn, Inc, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, 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, Cancellation Date: 01/28/2016, 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, 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

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

BALD MOUNTAIN CAMPGROUND (Address: 1760 STATE FOREST RD , Population served: 784, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-13-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-26-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-21-2006), St Boil Water Order (JUL-21-2006), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-21-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-29-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
LELAND GRAY USD 34 (Population served: 460, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-02-2007), St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2007), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-17-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-17-2007), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-17-2007), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-17-2007), St Public Notif requested (AUG-17-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-07-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-24-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-15-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2009)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
MTN VIEW SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH (Address: 254 DEPOT RD , Population served: 269, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-09-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-09-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
CARLOS OTIS HEALTH CARE CENTER (Address: 185 GRAFTON RD RT 35 , Population served: 254, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - 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), St Public Notif received (JUL-13-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-16-2011)
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
TOWNSHEND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Population served: 105, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-03-2006), St Boil Water Order (NOV-03-2006), St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2006), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-03-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-28-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-29-2006), St Boil Water Order (SEP-29-2006), St Public Notif requested (SEP-29-2006), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-29-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-28-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
WEST RIVER VALLEY SENIOR HOUSING (Population served: 92, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-13-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-13-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-13-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-13-2013), St Boil Water Order (SEP-13-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-20-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-22-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-22-2012), St Boil Water Order (AUG-22-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-26-2013), St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-26-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-26-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-06-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-24-2010), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-24-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-08-2012)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
TOWNSHEND DAM DINER (Population served: 59, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 21 routine major monitoring violations
  • 7 regular monitoring violations
MARY MEYER CORP (Population served: 52, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1999, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1998, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-1998), St Compliance achieved (APR-26-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1997, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-1997), St Compliance achieved (APR-26-2011)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 36 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Townshend that have no violations reported:

  • CAMPERAMA (Address: 254 DEPOT RD , Population served: 686, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CARLOS OTIS HEINES WELLNESS CENTER (Address: 185 GRAFTON ROAD , Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Hazardous Condition: 5

Incident types - Townshend

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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

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

Businesses in Townshend, VT

  • FedEx: 1

Townshend compared to Vermont state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

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  • #17 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities"
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