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Encyclopedia > Orwell, Vermont
Orwell, Vermont
Orwell, Vermont

Orwell is a town located in Addison County in the US state of Vermont. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 1,185. Mount Independence was the largest fortification constructed by the American Colonial forces. The 300 acre site is now one of Vermont' premier State-Owned Historic Sites. [1] Image File history File links Download high resolution version (465x744, 34 KB)Description: Map of Vermont towns with Orwell highlighted Source: Map created by Jared C. Benedict on 26 March 2004. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (465x744, 34 KB)Description: Map of Vermont towns with Orwell highlighted Source: Map created by Jared C. Benedict on 26 March 2004. ... Addison County is a county located in the state of Vermont. ... A U.S. state is any one of the 50 states which have membership of the federation known as the United States of America (USA or U.S.). The separate state governments and the U.S. federal government share sovereignty. ... State nickname: The Green Mountain State Other U.S. States Capital Montpelier Largest city Burlington Governor Jim Douglas (R) Official languages None Area 24,923 km² (45th)  - Land 23,974 km²  - Water 949 km² (3. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...


Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 128.7 km² (49.7 mi²). 122.7 km² (47.4 mi²) of it is land and 6.0 km² (2.3 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 4.63% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile (symbol sq. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 1,185 people, 441 households, and 340 families residing in the town. The population density is 9.7/km² (25.0/mi²). There are 577 housing units at an average density of 4.7/km² (12.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 99.24% White, 0.08% African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.42% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.17% from two or more races. 0.84% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Race (U.S. Census) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 441 households out of which 38.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.5% are married couples living together, 6.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 22.9% are non-families. 17.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.69 and the average family size is 3.02. Marriage is a relationship and bond between individuals that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the town the population is spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 27.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 95.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 98.2 males.


The median income for a household in the town is $40,978, and the median income for a family is $42,438. Males have a median income of $29,671 versus $23,304 for females. The per capita income for the town is $19,835. 10.4% of the population and 6.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 17.4% of those under the age of 18 and 3.6% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the number of people. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


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First Congregational Church, Orwell, Vermont, History (1502 words)
The Orwell Congregational Church, built in 1842 by Frederick Bostwick and Fobes, is one of the finest examples of the Greek Revival style in Vermont.
The grandness of the First Congregational Church of Orwell is a direct result of the economic climate of Addison County, Vermont in the first half of the nineteenth century.
Merino sheep were introduced in Vermont in 1809 and quickly became a major factor in the agricultural economy of the state.
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