The Village of Windsor is a small rural community that sits on the scenic banks of the Susquehanna River. At the heart of the village are the historic green and gazebo that host several community events, including the Farmers Market, Annual Art Festival, and Concerts. The towns rolling hills contain several more rural communities, farms, historic sights, and plenty of areas to explore while hiking, biking, boating or just going out for a drive.
Windsor Central School District is a rural school district that covers 110 square miles of area in the towns of Windsor, Kirkwood, Colesville and Sanford. Total enrollment in 2009 was 2,120 students and the average class size is about 20 students per class.
The district has taken a leading role in academic achievement with scores on state assessments that are well above the state average and above average for the area.
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The Town of WindsorYouth Board offers a variety of recreational youth sports programs. For more information visit the websites below or contact Town of Windsor Youth Director Patti Harting.
Hiking: Windsor’s vast areas of wilderness offer miles of hiking. Hawkins Pond Nature Area has 4 miles of nature trail. For the more adventurous there are more hiking opportunities on state and county owned land with streams and scenic waterfalls that wind through the picturesque hills.
Walking: For those who want to stay closer to civilization Klumpp Park has a half mile long paved walking path. There is also a new nature and fitness trail located next to the High School Soccer Fields. The fitness trail features several exercise stations along the way for fitness enthusiasts.
Klumpp Park is located in the heart of the village and is a family oriented park. It currently features 4 fields for baseball and softball, a pavilion, a full snack bar, public restrooms, two playground areas, and a walking path.
Funds are being raised to replace the public pool which was closed in 2008. Park hours a re from Dawn until Dusk.
Around 1712 the Tuscarora tribe settled in the northern part of the town. Their fortified village, Ouaquaga, was an outpost of the British Colonies. Colonial forces destroyed the village in 1778. Outsiders first settled the region around 1785. The Town of Windsor was formed in 1807, the year following the formation of Broome County. The town was reduced in size by the formation of two other new towns in 1821: Sanford and Colesville. In 1851, a small part of Windsor was used to help form the Town of Conklin.