Averill (pop. 7) is located in Essex County on Route 114, near the Great Averill Pond and Small Averill Pond in Vermont's extreme northeast corner.
Although it was one of the earliest grants, Averill was never viably settled. Chartered on June 29, 1762 with an area of 38.37 square miles, Averill was named after one of the grantees, Samuel Averill. A Kent, Connecticut resident, he never intended to settle on his new acquisition. The only dwellings this township ever saw were at its northernmost tip. The population there reached its peak at 48 in 1880.
Averill's post office is located in Norton, over the town line. Other than hunting and lumbering, the only activity today is Quimby Country, a 100-plus-year-old family-owned summer cottage resort on nearby Forest Lake. Click for more details, including other accommodations in the area, as well as online reservations.
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05/09 Coming to The area
Taste of the Valley Plymouth NH March21 Experience all of your favorite local flavors. Several restaurants from the region will be there hoping to win your vote in the "Best in Show" competition.
Green Mountain Film Festival Montpelier VT March22-31 Culture reigns at the Green Mountain Film Festival, featuring powerful programming on a wide range of subjects, interesting and often unexpected guests, and a convivial atmosphere.
Vermont Maple Festival St Albans VT April26-28 Pancake breakfast and maple buffet, the annual “Sap Run” race, exhibits and sugarhouse tours, antiques, crafts, cooking demonstrations, youth talent, fiddlers’ shows, and a Grand Parade featuring teen “Maple Ambassadors.”
Maine Yoga Festival Portland ME July13-14 Maine YogaFest is a premiere wellness event for the Maine community to come together, celebrate the healing powers of yoga and encourage a healthy, peaceful and compassionate way of living
Hebron Fair Hebron NH July27 Over 100 craftsmen, pony rides, children's games, rummage, lunch with homemade baked bread, silent auction, on the picturesque Hebron Common.
Ossipee Valley Bluegrass Festival Cornish ME July25-28 Ossipee Valley Bluegrass Festival is an annual summer event. It features the New England Flat Picking and Banjo Championships.