Halifax, Vermont is a small, picturesque community located in Windham County. As of 2000, this New England town had a population of 782 people, according to the US Census. Like similar communities in this region of the U.S., Halifax is surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty and a wealth of historical value. Visitors travel from all over the world to experience this unique part of the country. The Halifax, Vermont business directory helps people find places to go and things to do to get the most out of their visit.
Halifax was founded shortly after 1750 and is one of the oldest towns in Vermont. George Montagu-Dunk, who was often referred to as the Godfather of the Colonies, was also the second Earl of Halifax - a title that held a great deal of importance in the colonial administration. Montagu-Dunk played a big role in founding Nova Scotia when he was the president of the board of trade and plantations from 1748 to 1761 as well.
There are plenty of things to do around the area, whether you are seeking entertainment, a good place to eat, some outdoor fun or to explore one of the many historical sites. The Halifax, Vermont yellow pages lists local cafes and restaurants, shops, theaters, museums and different recreational activities you can partake in. In and around Halifax are many summer time events such as musical festivals, flea markets and a farmers market, and skiing is very popular during the winter.
Written by Lyndsey Morgan