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Newark is a town in Caledonia County, Vermont.

Newark is located at the northern tip of Caledonia County, Vermont. It is bordered by the town of Burke to the south, Sutton to the west, Westmore to the northwest, Brighton to the north, Ferdinand to the northeast, and East Haven to the southeast. wikipedia

Newark is a town in the Northeast Kingdom, surrounded by natural beauty. It's a place where outdoor activities like hiking, fishing, and wildlife watching are abundant, attracting nature lovers and adventurers.



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1839 - Newark
Newark, Vermont
Caledonia county. The Passumpsic river is formed in this town by a collection of streams issuing principally from ponds. The town is not mountainous, but the soil is cold and generally unproductive. It lies 44 miles N.E. from Guildhall. First settled 1800. Population, in 1830, 257.
The New England Gazetteer containing descriptions of all the states, counties and towns in New England: also descriptions of the principal mountains, rivers lakes, capes, bays, harbors, islands and fashionable resorts within that territory. Alphabetically arranged. By John Hayward, author of the Columbian Traveller, Religious Creeds, &c. &c. Boston: John Hayward. Boyd & White, Concord, N.H. 1839
2023 - If you're planning a visit to Newark, here's a list of places to go and things to do in the area:
Newark Pond: Begin your visit with a trip to Newark Pond. It's a pristine glacial lake surrounded by lush forests and rolling hills. You can swim, kayak, paddleboard, or simply relax on the shore and enjoy the peaceful scenery.

Willoughby State Forest: Just a short drive away, Willoughby State Forest offers miles of hiking trails that lead to the stunning Willoughby Lake. The lake is famous for its clear waters and dramatic cliffs. It's a great spot for hiking, fishing, and picnicking.

Hiking: Newark is a haven for hikers. There are numerous trails in the area, ranging from easy strolls to challenging backcountry hikes. Some popular options include the Bald Hill Trail and the Newark Street School Loop.

Camping: If you're an outdoor enthusiast, consider camping at one of the nearby campgrounds. Camping in the forested areas around Newark Pond or Willoughby Lake can be a serene experience.

Snowmobiling: In the winter, Newark becomes a hub for snowmobilers. The VAST (Vermont... Read MORE...

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female ancestorLaura A. HARTWELL (1843, Newark, Vermont, USA - 31 January 1875, Granville, Massachusetts, USA)

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