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

The community of North Hero is the Seat for Grand Isle County.

Grand Isle County was founded in 1802. Grand Isle was created by taking area from Chittenden and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Grand Isle had a population of 7,560 people. This is an increase of 9.55% since the last Census (which gave a population of 6,901 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Grand Isle represented 1.13% of the total population of Vermont, making it the state's 13th 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
20106,970+1%-7.8% since 2009
20097,560+9.55%-1.51% since 2008
20087,676+11.23%+1.7% since 2007
20006,901The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Grand Isle   2,3261,95518.98% increase  
Alburg   2,0011,9522.51% increase  
South Hero   1,8411,6968.55% increase  
North Hero   89281010.12% increase  
Alburg   5034883.07% increase  

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Footnotes ...

<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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