Place:Shrewsbury, Rutland, Vermont, United States

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NameShrewsbury
TypeTown
Coordinates43.5°N 72.867°W
Located inRutland, Vermont, United States
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Shrewsbury is a town in Rutland County, Vermont, United States. The town was named for the Earl of Shrewsbury. The population was 1,056 at the 2010 census.

Shrewsbury was the home of the late U.S. Senator Jim Jeffords. In 1986/87, the town received worldwide attention from the media, when a moose spent 76 days unsuccessfully courting a local farmer's cow. A book, A Moose for Jessica was written about the story.

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