Jamaica is a town located in Windham County, Vermont. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 946. Its ZIP code is 05343.
Jamaica was chartered on November 7, 1780. Its name is from the Natick word for "beaver" and is not connected to the Caribbean island nation of the same name. Jamaica contains Jamaica State Park, which is noted for its scenic camping spots and various swimming holes. The nearest large city is Brattleboro.
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D and K Garden CenterHas over 1,000 varieties of perennials and over 4 acres of display gardens.
Elaine Beckwith Fine ArtA fine art gallery showing original painting, drawing, sculpture and prints.
Horses For HireTrail rides and sleigh rides in Vermont's Green Mountains.
Jamaica Elementary SchoolProvides general information, staff directory, classroom pages and lunch program.
Northstar Furniture of VermontSpecializing in fine handmade furniture, Windsor Chairs, dining tables, chests, and sideboards.
Old Corkers AntiquesSpecializing in antique fishing tackle, lures, rods and reels, fishing baskets or creels, and also carries skis, snowshoes, taxidermy and other fishing and hunting camp related collectibles and accessories.
The Jamaica Cottage ShopOperates as a gallery wood shop. Many different items can be found including outdoor wood products, metal sculptures, and antique farm equipment.