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Huntington, Chittenden, Vermont, USA
HUNTINGTON is a mountainous town of irregular outline in the extreme southeastern part of the county, and is bounded north by Richmond and Bolton, east by Duxbury and Fayston, in Washington county, south by Buel's Gore and by Starksboro, in Addison county, and west by Starksboro and Hinesburg.

History of Chittenden County, Vermont
With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches
of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers
Edited By W. S. Rann, Syracuse, N. Y.
D. Mason & Co., Publishers, 1886
Page 613-623.

HUNTINGTON, a post village located in the northwestern part of the town, on Huntington River, contains one church (Union), three stores, one blacksmith shop, a hotel, saw mill, grist mill, and about thirty dwellings. The nearest railway station is Richmond, with which the village is connected by a daily stage.

HUNTINGTON CENTER, a post village located on the river about two and one half miles southeast from Huntington village, near the centre of the town, contains one church (Union), a town hall, a hotel, one store, a blacksmith shop, and about twenty dwellings. The village is connected with Richmond depot, eight miles distant, by a daily stage, which carries the mail.

Gazetteer and Business Directory of Chittenden County, Vt. For 1882-83
Compiled and Published by Hamilton Child
Printed At The Journal Office, Syracuse, N. Y,
August, 1882. Pages 215-223



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  • 1763 - The town of New Huntington was chartered by Governor Benning WENTWORTH to the following named grantees on the 7th of June, 1763:
    Edward BURLING, Samuel TREADWELL, Jesse LAWRENCE, John UNDERHILL, Joshua HUNT, Thomas DOWNE, Cornelius DAVOE, Charles HUNT, Benjamin CORNELL, Uriah...Read MORE...


  • 1791 - Population of Huntington, Vermont - 167

    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849

  • 1795 - The town was originally called New Huntington but the name was changed to Huntington in 1795. It was named for landholders Josiah, Charles and Marmaduke Hunt.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1800 - Population of Huntington, Vermont - 405

    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849

  • 1810 - Population of Huntington, Vermont - 514

    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849

  • 1820 - Population of Huntington, Vermont - 732

    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849

  • 1827 - The first town's Post Office was established in 1827 as Huntingdon, and it took fifteen years of protests from townspeople to get the spelling corrected.

    www.virtualvermont.com/ towns/ huntington.html

  • 1830 - Population of Huntington, Vermont - 929

    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849

  • 1840 - Population of Huntington, Vermont - 914

    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849

  • 1849 Huntington
    Chittenpen Co. That celebrated summit of the Green Mountains, called Camel's Hump, is in the east part of this township. There are some farms which...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Huntington
    Huntington, a post-township of Chittenden county, Vermont, intersected by Huntington river, about 20 miles W. from Montpelier. Population, 885.
    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.

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  • Huntington, Vermont, USA
    Huntington Centre, 1869

    Ancestry.com. U.S., Indexed County Land Ownership Maps, 1860-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
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  • 1875 - Norman J. MIX's saw mill, located on Huntington River, was built by Harry M. SMALL, in 1875. Mr. MIX manufactures annually 100,000 feet of clapboards and 500,000 staves, in addition to a large amount of common lumber.
    Gazetteer and Business Directory of
    Chittenden County, Vt. For 1882-83
    Compiled and Published by Hamilton Child
    Printed At The Journal Office, ...Read MORE...


  • In 1880, Huntington had a population of 811, was divided into seven school districts and contained seven common schools, employing two male and seven female teachers, at an aggregate salary of $721.81.
    There were 177 pupils attending common school, while the entire cost of the schools for the year, ending October 3 1st, was $860.12, with Mr. I. L....Read MORE...


  • Huntington, 1886
    The surface of the town is broken by hills and precipitous mountains, and contains but little level land, except along the fertile intervales of...Read MORE...


  • Huntington, Vermont, USA
    Brooklyn Street, Huntington, Vt.
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  • 1895 - Huntington
    Huntington, a post-hamlet in Huntington township, Chittenden co., Vt., about 20 miles S.E. of Burlington. It has 2 churches and a lumber-mill. The...Read MORE...


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    Hill & Miles.
    General Merchandise.
    Huntington Center, Vt.
    Advertising sign
  • Huntington, Vermont, USA
    E.G. Norton, meat delivery, 1908
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    Hotel and Post Office, 1909
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    Baptist Church
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    Church Street
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  • 1916
    Huntington, a post-village in Huntington township (town), Chittenden co., Vt., about 20 miles SE. of Burlington. Camel's Hump is on the E. border of...Read MORE...


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    Farm Scene near Huntington, Vt., 1924
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  • 1763 - The town of New Huntington was chartered by Governor Benning WENTWORTH to the following named grantees on the 7th of June, 1763:
    Edward BURLING, Samuel TREADWELL, Jesse LAWRENCE, John UNDERHILL, Joshua HUNT, Thomas DOWNE, Cornelius DAVOE, Charles HUNT, Benjamin CORNELL, Uriah... Read MORE...

  • 1791 - Population of Huntington, Vermont - 167

    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849
  • 1795 - The town was originally called New Huntington but the name was changed to Huntington in 1795. It was named for landholders Josiah, Charles and Marmaduke Hunt.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1800 - Population of Huntington, Vermont - 405

    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849
  • 1810 - Population of Huntington, Vermont - 514

    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849
  • 1820 - Population of Huntington, Vermont - 732

    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849
  • 1827 - The first town's Post Office was established in 1827 as Huntingdon, and it took fifteen years of protests from townspeople to get the spelling corrected.

    www.virtualvermont.com/ towns/ huntington.html
  • 1830 - Population of Huntington, Vermont - 929

    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849
  • 1840 - Population of Huntington, Vermont - 914

    A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849
  • 1849 Huntington
    Chittenpen Co. That celebrated summit of the Green Mountains, called Camel's Hump, is in the east part of this township. There are some farms which... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Huntington
    Huntington, a post-township of Chittenden county, Vermont, intersected by Huntington river, about 20 miles W. from Montpelier. Population, 885.
    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.
  • 1875 - Norman J. MIX's saw mill, located on Huntington River, was built by Harry M. SMALL, in 1875. Mr. MIX manufactures annually 100,000 feet of clapboards and 500,000 staves, in addition to a large amount of common lumber.
    Gazetteer and Business Directory of
    Chittenden County, Vt. For 1882-83
    Compiled and Published by Hamilton Child
    Printed At The Journal Office, ... Read MORE...

  • In 1880, Huntington had a population of 811, was divided into seven school districts and contained seven common schools, employing two male and seven female teachers, at an aggregate salary of $721.81.
    There were 177 pupils attending common school, while the entire cost of the schools for the year, ending October 3 1st, was $860.12, with Mr. I. L.... Read MORE...

  • Huntington, 1886
    The surface of the town is broken by hills and precipitous mountains, and contains but little level land, except along the fertile intervales of... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Huntington
    Huntington, a post-hamlet in Huntington township, Chittenden co., Vt., about 20 miles S.E. of Burlington. It has 2 churches and a lumber-mill. The... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Huntington, a post-village in Huntington township (town), Chittenden co., Vt., about 20 miles SE. of Burlington. Camel's Hump is on the E. border of... Read MORE...

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