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The location of Town of Castleton









Welcome to Castleton ...

The Town of Castleton is located in Rutland County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Castleton has a population of 4,609 people<2> (see below for details).

Castleton is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Castleton: (802)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Castleton had a population of 4,717 people (or 7.65% of the total population of Rutland County). This makes Castleton the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Castleton represents 0.75% of the population of Vermont (which has 625,741 people), making it the state's 30th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,717 people, the population of Castleton increased 8.01% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,367 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Castleton had an population of 4,609 people. This is a decrease of 2.29% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.54% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Castleton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Castleton and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Fort Ann (NY)   [Map]   6,065   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Granville (NY)   [Map]   6,477   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ticonderoga (NY)   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Whitehall (NY)   [Map]   3,950   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Brandon   [Map]   3,790   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fair Haven   [Map]   2,593   W   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

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 Castleton. 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 Castleton. 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 Castleton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Castleton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Vermont

About Rutland County

About Vermont

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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 Castleton.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Castleton - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Castleton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Castleton. 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 Castleton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Castleton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.6348, Longitude: -73.1801     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Castleton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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