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Derby, Vermont, USA

Derby is a town in Orleans County, Vermont, United States. The town contains four unincorporated villages: Beebe Plain, Clyde Pond, Lake Salem and North Derby; and two incorporated villages: Derby Center and Derby Line.

On October 29, 1779, the state of Vermont chartered it to Timothy Andrus and fifty-nine associates, with an area of 23,040 acres (93.2 km2). It was named after Derby, in England.

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  • The Town of Derby was chartered on October 29, 1779. The Town consists of 37,696 acres of land, and incorporates the villages of Derby Center, Derby Line and Beebe, Vermont.

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  • 1854 - Derby
    Derby, a post-township of Orleans county, Vermont, 50 miles N. N. E. from Montpelier. Population, 1760.
    A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.

  • On October 31, 1866, the town erected a granite monument at Derby Center in honor of those who died in the Civil War.
    It is inscribed: "In Memory of the Volunteers from Derby, who Lost their Lives in the Great Rebellion, 1861-’65.” It lists the names of fifty-three...Read MORE...


  • The failed town of Salem was annexed to Derby by an act of the legislature of 1880, and took effect March 1, 1881. This increased the land size of Derby so it became the largest in Orleans County.

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  • 1895 - Derby / Derby Centre
    Derby, or Derby Centre, a post-village of Orleans co., Vt., in Derby township, on Clyde River, 4 miles E. of Newport, and about 60 miles N.N.E. of...Read MORE...


  • Derby, Vermont, USA
    Rock Island, Quebec and Derby Line, Vermont
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    Derby Line Hotel
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    U.S. Customs and Immigration Building, Derby Line, Vermont
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  • In 1928, the Canadian Gateway Airport opened off Vermont 111, within walking distance from Derby Center.

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  • A Drive-in theater opened in Derby in 1950

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Rock Island, Quebec and Derby Line, Vermont

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Derby Line Hotel

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U.S. Customs and Immigration Building, Derby Line, Vermont

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  • The Town of Derby was chartered on October 29, 1779. The Town consists of 37,696 acres of land, and incorporates the villages of Derby Center, Derby Line and Beebe, Vermont.

    http://derbyvt.org/
  • 1854 - Derby
    Derby, a post-township of Orleans county, Vermont, 50 miles N. N. E. from Montpelier. Population, 1760.
    A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.
  • On October 31, 1866, the town erected a granite monument at Derby Center in honor of those who died in the Civil War.
    It is inscribed: "In Memory of the Volunteers from Derby, who Lost their Lives in the Great Rebellion, 1861-’65.” It lists the names of fifty-three... Read MORE...

  • The failed town of Salem was annexed to Derby by an act of the legislature of 1880, and took effect March 1, 1881. This increased the land size of Derby so it became the largest in Orleans County.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1895 - Derby / Derby Centre
    Derby, or Derby Centre, a post-village of Orleans co., Vt., in Derby township, on Clyde River, 4 miles E. of Newport, and about 60 miles N.N.E. of... Read MORE...

  • In 1928, the Canadian Gateway Airport opened off Vermont 111, within walking distance from Derby Center.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • A Drive-in theater opened in Derby in 1950

    www.wikipedia.org

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