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Vernon

Summary    
City/Town Name:
Vernon
State:
Connecticut
County:
Tolland County
Probate District:
12
Year Established:
1808
Year Incorporated:
Form of Government:
Mayor - Town Council
Town Hall Address:
Vernon Town Hall
14 Park Place
Vernon, cT 06066
(860) 870-3670
(860) 870-3599
Monday through Wednesday
8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Thursday
8:30 am – 7:00 pm
Friday
8:30 – 1:00 pm
Web Address:
www.munic.state.ct.us/VERNON/

History Brief:
This area was part of the town of Bolton. In 1749, winter privileges were granted to resident of the North Bolton Society. In 1760, joined by the east part of the Second Society of Windsor, full Parish rights were given. The Parish was incorporated in October 1808 as the town of Vernon, named for Admiral Edward Vernon. Town Birth records begin 1852. Marriage records begin 1854. Death records begin 1852.
   
Other City Names (0)
No Data Available.
 
Settled From (1)
Town Name:Bolton
 
Population (7)
Year:1910
Population:9087

Year:1920
Population:8898

Year:1930
Population:8703

Year:1940
Population:8978

Year:1950
Population:10103

Year:1990
Population:29841

Year:2000
Population:28063
 
Founding Families (0)
No Data Available.
 
Cemeteries (8)
Name:Elmwood Cemetery
Location:Bolton Road

Name:Grove Hill Cemetery (860) 875-3158
Location:Cemetery Ave.

Name:Mt. Hope Cemetery
Location:106 Main St.

Name:Nold North Bolton Cemetery
Location:Bolton Rd.

Name:Old Dobsonville Cemetery
Location:Talcottville

Name:Old Pioneer Cemetery
Location:Barnforth Rd.

Name:South West Cemetery
Location:Talcottville Rd.

Name:St. Bernard Roman Catholic Cemetery
Location:18 Tolland Ave.
 
Churches (11)
Name:Church of the Risen Savior (860) 872-4300
Location:9 Ellington Ave., Rockville, CT 06066
Website:www.churchrisensavior.org

Name:First Congregational Church of Vernon (860) 875-7580
Location:695 Vernon Tpke., Vernon, CT 06066
Website:www.firstchurchofvernon.org

Name:Rockville Baptist Church (860) 875-1014
Location:825 Hartford Tpke., Vernon, CT 06066
Website:www.rockvillebaptistchurch.org

Name:Rockville Church of the Nazarene (860) 875-4137
Location:47 East St., Vernon, CT 06066
Website:www.rockvillenazarene.com

Name:Rockville United Methodist (860) 875-6562
Location:142 Grove St., Rockville, CT 06066
Website:www.gbgm-umc.org/

Name:Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church (860) 875-4563
Location:550 Hartford Tpke., Vernon, CT 06066
Website:www.sacredheartchurch.net/

Name:St. Bernard Church (860) 875-0753
Location:25 St. Bernard Ter., Rockville, CT 06066
Website:www.saintbernardchurch.org

Name:St. John's Episcopal Church (860) 872-0518
Location:523 Hartford Tpk., PO Box 2237, Vernon, CT 06066
Website:www.stjohnsvernonct.org/

Name:St. Joseph Church (860) 871-1970
Location:33 West St., Rockville, CT 06066
Website:www.stjosephct.org/

Name:Union Congregation Church (860) 875-2559
Location:3 Elm St., Rockville, CT 06066
Website:www.unionchurch.us/

Name:Vernon United Methodist Church (860) 875-2421
Location:401 hartford Tpke., Vernon, CT 06066
Website:www.gbgm-umc.org/vumc-ct
 
Monuments (0)
No Data Available.
 
Communities (8)
Name:Dobsonville

Name:Hartford Turnpike

Name:Ogden's Corner

Name:Pillsbury Hill

Name:Rockville

Name:Talcottville

Name:Tankeroosen

Name:Vernon Center
 
Historical Locations (1)
Name:New England Civil War Museum (860) 870-8563, Call for hours
Location:14 Park Place, Seconds Floor, Vernon, CT 06066
 
Notable Citizens (4)
Name:Bill Romanowski (1966-) Professional football, 4 times Super Bowl Champion
Type:Contemporary

Name:Charles Ethan Porter (1847-1923) Artist
Type:Historic

Name:Gene Pitney (1940-2006) Rock and Roll Hall of fame member
Type:Contemporary

Name:Mark Warner (1956- ) Former Virginia Governor
Type:Contemporary
 
Newspapers (2)
Name:The Journal Inquirer (860) 646-0500
Type:Contemporary
Location:360 Progress Dr., Manchester, CT 06045
Website:www.journalinquirer.com/

Name:The Reminder (Weekly) (860) 875-3366
Type:Contemporary
Location:130 Old Town Rd., PO Box 27, Vernon, CT 06066
Website:www.remindernews.com
 
Schools (8)
Name:Center Road School
Type:Grammar/Elementary
Location:20 Center Rd., Vernon, CT 06066
Website:vernonschools.com/schools.html

Name:Lake Street School
Type:Grammar/Elementary
Location:201 Lake St., Vernon, CT 06066
Website:vernonschools.com/schools.html

Name:Maple Street School
Type:Grammar/Elementary
Location:26 Maple St., Vernon, CT 06066
Website:vernonschools.com/schools.html

Name:Northeast School
Type:Grammar/Elementary
Location:69 East St., Vernon, CT 06066
Website:vernonschools.com/schools.html

Name:Rockville High School (860) 870-6050
Type:High School
Location:70 Loveland Hill Rd., Vernon, CT 06066
Website:www.rockvillehighschool.org/

Name:Skinner Road School
Type:Grammar/Elementary
Location:90 Skinner Rd., Vernon, CT 06066
Website:vernonschools.com/schools.html

Name:Vernon Center Middle School (860) 870-6070
Type:Middle School
Location:777 Hartford

Name:Vernon Center Middle School (860) 870-6070
Type:Middle School
Location:777 Hartford Tpke., Vernon, CT 06066
Website:vernonschools.com/schools.html
 
Libraries (1)
Name:Rockville Public Library (860) 875-5892
Type:Current
Location:52 Union St., Vernon, CT 06066
Website:www.biblio.org/rockville/
 
Published Histories (3)
Name:A Century of Vernon, Connecticut 1808 - 1908
Date Published:1911
Publisher:T F Rady and Co.,

Name:Cascades & Courage: The History of the Town of Vernon & the City of Rockville, CT
Author:George S. Brookes
Date Published:1955
Publisher:T F Rady and Co.,

Name:Centennial of Vernon (Rockville), June 28 To July 4, Inclusive, 1908
Date Published:1908
Publisher:T F Rady and Co.,
 
Genealogy Websites (3)
Website Name:Gen Web Project
Website Address:www.angelfire.com/ct/vernon/

Website Name:Gen Web Project
Website Address:www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cttollan/

Website Name:Kindred Trails
Website Address:www.kindredtrails.com/CT_Tolland.html
 
Historic Timeline (0)
No Data Available.
 
Town Historian (2)
Name:Contact the:
Contact Data:The Historical Society
734 Hartford Tpke. (Route 30)
Vernon, CT 06066
(860) 875-4326

Name:S. Ardis Abbott
Contact Data:47 High Ridge Drive
Vernon, CT 06066
 
Vital Records (1)
Birth:1852 - Present - For earlier Births, Deaths
Marriage:1854 - Present - and Marriage records go to
Death:1852 - Present - the Town of Bolton
 





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