Glover, Vermont

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Glover is a town in Orleans County, Vermont, in the United States. As of the 2000 census, the town population was 966. It contains two unincorporated villages, Glover and West Glover.

The town is named for Brigadier General John Glover, who served in the American Revolutionary War. He was the prime proprietor of the town.

Glover is home of the Bread & Puppet Museum.

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Government

Town

  • Selectman - Nash Basom[3]
  • Selectman - Keone Maher
  • Selectman - Nick Ecker-Racz
  • Constable - Rebecca Williams
  • Library Trustee - Ned Andrews (2013)
  • Budget - $620,723

School District

In 2009, the Glover Community School stood highest in the county for averaged proficiency in reading and mathematics on the standardized NE-CAP test.[4]

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 100.0 km2 (38.6 mi2). 98.1 km2 (37.9 mi2) of it is land and 1.9 km2 (0.7 mi2) of it (1.92%) is water.

The surface of the town is uneven, with hills and valleys. The highest elevation is Black Hills, at 2,258 feet (688 m), in the south part of town.[5] The town drains northward via the northern branches of the Barton River, and southward via branches of the Passumpsic, Lamoille, and Black Rivers, which have their sources here. Four ponds of considerable size also are found here, Parker pond, in the north, Stone's and Clark's pond, in the south and central, and Sweeney pond in the west.[6]

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