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

The community of Burlington is the Seat for Chittenden County.

Chittenden County was founded in 1787 and was created by taking area from AddisonCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Chittenden had a population of 152,313 people. This is an increase of 3.92% since the last Census (which gave a population of 146,571 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Chittenden represented 24.07% of the total population of Vermont, making it the state's most populous county (out of 14 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010156,545+6.8%+2.78% since 2009
2009152,313+3.92%+0.62% since 2008
2008151,367+3.27%+0.44% since 2007
2000146,571The Last Census

More information can be found on the Chittenden County Census Page for Chittenden County.


Below are some of the communities located in Chittenden County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Chittenden County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Burlington   38,64738,8890.62% decrease  
Essex   19,62918,6265.38% increase  
South Burlington   17,55115,81410.98% increase  
Colchester   17,32816,9862.01% increase  
Milton   10,8019,47913.95% increase  

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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