Lyndonville, Vermont

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Lyndonville is a village in the town of Lyndon, in Caledonia County, Vermont, United States. Lyndonville's population was 1,227 at the 2000 census.

Lyndon State College is located here.

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History

In 1883, trustees purchased a hand fire engine from Franklin, New Hampshire to start a fire fighting company. The fire department volunteers named themselves the "Tiger Fire Company No. 1" and appear in uniform for photos starting in 1889.[3]

In 1931, a Boston paper reported that the town had become a haven for "Rum Running" Gangsters![4]

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km²), all of it land.

Government

In 2007, voters at first decided to merge with the town of Lyndon by dissolving the village government, but a re-vote rescinded this decision .

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,227 people, 589 households, and 279 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,531.2 people per square mile (592.2/km²). There were 635 housing units at an average density of 792.4/sq mi (306.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.82% White, 0.33% African American, 0.81% Native American, 1.06% Asian, 0.24% from other races, and 0.73% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.90% of the population.

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