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

The community of Rutland is the Seat for Rutland County.

Rutland County was founded in 1781 and was created by taking area from BenningtonCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Rutland had a population of 63,014 people. This is a decrease of 0.61% since the last Census (which gave a population of 63,400 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Rutland represented 10.41% of the total population of Vermont, making it the state's 2nd 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
201061,642-2.77%-2.18% since 2009
200963,014-0.61%-0.32% since 2008
200863,214-0.29%-0.15% since 2007
200063,400The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Rutland   16,63017,2923.83% decrease  
Castleton   4,6044,3675.43% increase  
Rutland   4,0464,0380.2% increase  
Brandon   3,8623,9171.4% decrease  
Poultney   3,5163,6333.22% decrease  

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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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