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Town of Bristol, Vermont

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The location of Town of Bristol

Welcome to Bristol ...

The Town of Bristol is located in Addison County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Bristol has a population of 3,892 people<2> (see below for details).

Bristol is 510 feet [155 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Bristol lies within the (802) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Bristol had a population of 3,894 people (or 10.58% of the total population of Addison County). This makes Bristol the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Bristol represents 0.62% of the total population of Vermont (which has 625,741 people), making it the state's 41st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,894 people, the population of Bristol increased 2.8% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,788 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Bristol had an population of 3,892 people (or an increase of 2.75% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Bristol ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Charlotte   [Map]   3,816   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ferrisburg   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Ferrisburgh   [Map]   2,721   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hinesburg   [Map]   4,554   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Middlebury   [Map]   8,598   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Monkton   [Map]   2,080   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Bristol ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Bristol - they are located in Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island and Wisconsin (2).

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

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 Bristol. 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 Bristol. 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 Bristol.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bristol ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Vermont

About Addison County

About Vermont

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bristol. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 Bristol.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bristol - 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bristol) 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 Bristol. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Bristol

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bristol. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.1292, Longitude: -73.0707     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bristol have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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