Holland, Vermont

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Holland is a town in Orleans County, Vermont, United States. The population was 588 at the 2000 census.

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Government

Town

  • Selectman (2007–2010) - Brett Farrow[3], Ron Patenaude
  • Town Clerk - Diane Judd
  • Treasurer - Diane Judd
  • Delinquent Tax Collector - Diane Judd
  • Auditor - Gaetane Patenaude
  • Agent - Diane Judd
  • Lister - Brian Currier
  • Road Commissioner (appointed) -
  • Planning Commissioners - Albert Hauver, Marc Farrow, Gary Champney Jr.
  • Solid Waste Supervisor - Winston Dowland
  • Grand Juror - Speedo Deskins
  • Cemetery Commissioner - Michael Percy
  • Constable - Clara Nadeau
  • Moderator - Eernest Emmerson
  • Budget - $475,467

School District

  • Member, Union School Board - Lucy Cannon (2009) and Diane Rowlee (2010)Diana Emmerson
  • Chair, School Board - Diana Limlaw
  • Member, Board - Lori Ackerson (2009), Michael Lyon (2010), Diana Limlaw (2010)
  • Principal - Linda Phalen
  • Budget - $966,110

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 38.2 square miles (99.0 km2), of which, 37.6 square miles (97.4 km2) of it is land and 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2) of it (1.65%) is water.

Holland is the highest town in Orleans County. Perhaps due to its high altitude, Holland has historically had the coolest weather and highest rate of snowfall in Orleans County.

Holland contains three unincorported villages:

  • Holland Center
  • Holland Pond
  • Tice Hollow

History

The original town was laid out in quarter sections, that is, each grantor had about 1/4 of a square mile, or 160 acres (0.65 km2) each.[4]

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 588 people, 219 households, and 160 families residing in the town. The population density was 15.6 people per square mile (6.0/km2). There were 354 housing units at an average density of 9.4/sq mi (3.6/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.94% White, 0.51% African American, 2.04% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.17% from other races, and 0.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.17% of the population.

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