Windham county. West river passes through this town and gives it a good water power. The surface is rough and hilly, but adapted to grazing. Black mountain, near the centre, is a vast body of granite. Good slate for buildings, and primitive limestone are found. There are in Dummerston some manufacturing concerns and a considerable number of sheep. Population, 1830, 1,592: 90 miles S. from Montpelier, and 8 S.E. from Newfane.