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Dorset, Vermont

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Welcome to Dorset ...

Dorset is located in Bennington County.

Dorset is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Dorset is located in the (802) area code.

The ZIP code for Dorset: 05251<2>

Communities near Dorset ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Dorset and not the distance as if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Argyle (NY)   [Map]   3,703   W   18 miles [29 km]
Granville (NY)   [Map]   6,477   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Granville (NY)   [Map]   2,458   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hartford (NY)   [Map]   2,213   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Salem (NY)   [Map]   2,647   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Arlington   [Map]   2,219   S   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Dorset ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Dorset - they are located in Florida, Minnesota, Ohio, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Dorset.

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 Dorset. 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 Dorset. 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 Dorset.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dorset ...

Looking for more information about Dorset? 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 Dorset, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Dorset.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Bennington County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dorset - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Dorset). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Dorset or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Dorset) 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 Dorset. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Dorset

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dorset. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2549, Longitude: -73.0989     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dorset.

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