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Town of Brattleboro, Vermont

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The location of Town of Brattleboro

Welcome to Brattleboro ...

The Town of Brattleboro is located in Windham County.

The location of Brattleboro has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Brattleboro has a population of 11,487 people<2> (see below for details).

Brattleboro is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Brattleboro lies within the (802) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Brattleboro had a population of 12,046 people (which is 27.06% of the total population of Windham County). This makes Brattleboro the county's most populous community.

The population of Brattleboro represents 1.93% of the population of Vermont (which has 625,741 people), making it the state's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 12,046 people, the population of Brattleboro has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 12,005 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Brattleboro had an population of 11,487 people. This is a decrease of 4.64% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.31% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Brattleboro ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Brattleboro and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017
Greenfield (MA)   [Map]   17,442   S   18 miles [29 km]
Northfield (MA)   [Map]   2,988   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Chesterfield (NH)   [Map]   3,566   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hinsdale (NH)   [Map]   3,878   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Keene (NH)   [Map]   22,949   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Swanzey (NH)   [Map]   7,144   E   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Brattleboro.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Brattleboro. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Brattleboro. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Brattleboro.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Brattleboro:

Websites for Brattleboro ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brattleboro ...

Looking for more information about Brattleboro? 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.

Looking for more information about Brattleboro? 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 Brattleboro, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Brattleboro.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Vermont

About Windham County

About Vermont

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Brattleboro:

The official website for State of Vermont:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Brattleboro.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brattleboro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Brattleboro) 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 Brattleboro. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Brattleboro

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brattleboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8620, Longitude: -72.6187     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brattleboro have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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