• Maps of Windham

    Under the title Windham laid bare in the horizontal menu there’s a collection of maps made from LIDAR data. These data are highly accurate and the maps show even minute past human and natural activity. Old roads, cellar holes and logging roads can be seen. I limited the amount of information on the maps to […]

  • A different view of Windham

    A different view of Windham

    During current (early August 2022) planning commission hearings concerning a proposed building site I created some maps showing the percent slope of the area. I used LIDAR ( Light Detection and Ranging) data downloaded from the Vermont Center for Geographic Information.1 LIDAR data is used to create precise 3D images of the earth’s surface. Below […]

  • Windham’s 1950 Census

    Windham’s 1950 Census

    Windham’s Census Data is More Interesting Than You Might Suppose For two days in April of 1950, 140,000 census enumerators visited US individuals and families. The purpose of their visits was to record answers to questions on census forms. Taken together, these answers would give a snapshot of the US population at that time (number […]

  • Age of Windham Voters

    Age of Windham Voters

    Age and Frequency of voters on the Windham Voter Registration list as of Nov 2, 2021

  • Data files for Windham parcels

    Data for the Windham parcels is contained in one file called a geopackage file and the file extension is gpkg. The Windham parcels data is in the geopackage file named parcels2021.gpkg. The software used to create the parcels2021.gpkg is QGIS (Q). Q is an open source (and free) application for working with spatially referenced data […]

  • Windham Parcel maps 2021

    Windham Parcel maps 2021

    Created using parcel maps updated for 2021 and Grandlist data from the listers. Click on a parcel to see selected information. The layers can be turned on/off using the check box associated with the layer. Parcel maps always lag behind recent changes so contact the Windham Town Office or Windham Listers for the most recent […]

  • Population 1 to 14 for Windham, Grafton …

    Population 1 to 14 for Windham, Grafton …

    This chart shows three age groups for the towns of Windham, Grafton, Athens, Townshend, Jamaica, and Londonderry. The three age groups are those less than 5, 5 to 9 and 10 to 14. These are projections from the US Census for the year 2018.

  • Population Windham, Grafton, …

    Population Windham, Grafton, …

    This chart shows the population of Windham, Grafton, Athens, Townshend, Jamaica, and Londonderry for the years of 1981 through 2018.

  • Population charts for Windham and…

    Population charts for Windham and…

    This post contains five charts of population by age groups for the towns of Windham, Grafton, Athens, Townshend, Jamaica, and Londonderry. And at the end of the post is a chart showing the Homestead ED tax rate for those towns for the years 2012 through 2020. There is a projection for the fy 2021 ED […]

  • Private Wells – Windham

    Private Wells – Windham

    Most of Vermont is underlain with rock and the early settlers must have relied on springs, streams and catching rain water. Water is heavy and building your home as close to potable water as possible is obvious. The first documented spring-pole well in America was drilled in 1806 by David and Joseph Ruffner in West […]