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Bellows Falls is a village in Windham County.

The community was named for Col. Benjamin Bellows, landholder.

The latitude of Bellows Falls is 43.133N. The longitude is -72.444W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 312 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,086.


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Median household income
Local
$29,608
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bellows Falls demographic reports
Bellows Falls is on the Connecticut River.
Settlers built one of the nation's earliest canals. A paper mill was established here in 1802
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 11. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.5 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1999 movie, "The Cider House Rules"
· 1980 movie, "Terror Train"
Well-known residents have included:
· Hetty Green, millionaire known as the world's greatest miser
· Carlton Fisk, baseball player
Local festivals include:
  • Roots on the River - June 7-10, 2007
Dates often change. Check Bellows Falls web sites and events links in the sections below.
Bellows Falls attractions: Green Mountain Railroad
Historic sites and museums: Adams Grist Mill Museum, Rockingham Meeting House
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

7% of Bellows Falls residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bellows Falls ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bellows Falls was $15,276, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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15% of Bellows Falls residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Bellows Falls include Bellows Falls Downtown Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Bellows Falls, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $416.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,002.


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Libraries in Bellows Falls include Rockingham Free Public ... View libraries

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The average commute time for Bellows Falls workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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