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Welcome to Burlington ...
The city of Burlington is located in Chittenden County<1> and is the County Seat for Chittenden County.
When the people of Burlington refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Burlingtonian<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Burlington has a population of 42,838 people<3> (see below for details).
Burlington is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Burlington lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Burlington lies within the (802) area code.
We don't have a date for the establishment of Burlington.
Websites for Burlington ...
Official Website: www.ci.burlington.vt.us/
Junior League: www.cvjls.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Burlington had an population of 42,838 people. This is an increase of 0.99% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.15% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Burlington had a population of 42,417 people (or 27.1% of the total population of Chittenden County). This makes Burlington the county's most populous community.
The population of Burlington represents 6.78% of the total population of Vermont (which has 625,741 people), making it the state's most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 42,417 people, the population of Burlington increased 9.07% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 38,889 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Burlington.
Communities Also Named Burlington ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 45 communities that are also named Burlington - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New York (2), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (5), Oklahoma (2), Ontario (2), Oregon (2), Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Burlington.
Communities near Burlington ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Burlington.
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 Burlington. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Burlington.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Burlington. 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 Burlington.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Burlington. Our list includes 84 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Burlington.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Burlington ...
Looking for more information about Burlington? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Burlington, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Burlington.
Adding Burlington to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Burlington in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Burlington was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
We also found Burlington on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1860.
For more details, see References and Mentions for Burlington.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Burlington: www.ci.burlington.vt.us/
The official website for State of Vermont: https://www.vermont.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 04 Jun 2023