About This Place
Saxtons River is an incorporated village in the town of Rockingham in Windham County, Vermont, United States. The population was 519 at the 2000 census. For over a hundred years, Saxtons River has been the home of Vermont Academy, an independent secondary school.
The Saxtons River Village Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988. It covers 270 acres (1.1 km2) and is roughly bounded by Burk Hill and Belleview Roads, Oak Street, the Saxtons River, and Westminster West Road. The district comprises 133 contributing and 22 non-contributing buildings including examples of Greek Revival, Italianate, and Queen Anne architectural styles.
The district encompasses nearly the entire village (