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Welcome to Bennington ...

The Town of Bennington is located in Bennington County<1>.

The location of Bennington has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Bennington has a population of 14,987 people<3> (see below for details).

Bennington is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Bennington lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Bennington lies within the (802) area code.

Websites for Bennington ...

Official Website: www.bennington.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bennington had an population of 14,987 people. This is a decrease of 4.93% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.77% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Bennington had a population of 15,764 people (which is 42.46% of the total population of Bennington County). This makes Bennington the county's most populous community.

The population of Bennington represents 2.52% of the population of Vermont (which has 625,741 people), making it the state's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 15,764 people, the population of Bennington has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 15,737 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bennington.

Communities Also Named Bennington ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Bennington - it's located in New York.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bennington.

Communities near Bennington ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bennington.

  • North Adams [Berkshire County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Adams
    • North Adams [Berkshire County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Bennington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,737 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Adams
  • Adams [Berkshire County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adams
    • Adams [Berkshire County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Bennington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,955 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adams
  • Williamstown [Berkshire County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williamstown
    • Williamstown [Berkshire County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Bennington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,631 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamstown
  • Hoosick [Rensselaer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoosick
    • Hoosick [Rensselaer County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Bennington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,711 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoosick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoosick
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pittstown [Rensselaer County]
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      • Pittstown [Rensselaer County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Bennington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,530 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pittstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittstown
    • Shaftsbury [Bennington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shaftsbury
      • Shaftsbury [Bennington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Bennington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,411 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shaftsbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shaftsbury
    • Pownal [Bennington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pownal
      • Pownal [Bennington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Bennington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,386 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pownal have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pownal
    • Hoosick Falls [Rensselaer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoosick Falls
      • Hoosick Falls [Rensselaer County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Bennington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,336 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoosick Falls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoosick Falls<6>
    • White Creek [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Creek
      • White Creek [Washington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Bennington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,255 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Creek
    • Easton [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Easton
      • Easton [Washington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Bennington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,209 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Easton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Easton

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bennington. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bennington.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bennington. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Bennington.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bennington. See our Newspapers Page for Bennington.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bennington ...

Looking for more information about Bennington? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Bennington, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bennington.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Vermont

About Bennington County

About Vermont

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bennington: www.bennington.org/

The official website for State of Vermont: https://www.vermont.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Vermont's counties, including Bennington, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bennington.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bennington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bennington) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bennington. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BenningtonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bennington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8862, Longitude: -73.2129       In this case, the coordinates for Bennington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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