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Town of Hancock, Vermont

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Welcome to Hancock ...

The Town of Hancock is located in Addison County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Hancock has a population of 332 people<2> (see below for details).

Hancock is 1,250 feet [381 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Hancock: (802)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Hancock had a population of 323 people. This makes Hancock the county's 21st most populous community.

The population of Hancock represents 0.05% of the total population of Vermont (which has 625,741 people), making it the state's 255th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 323 people, the population of Hancock decreased 15.45% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 382 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Hancock had an population of 332 people. This is an increase of 2.79% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.09% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Hancock ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Hancock and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Bethel   [Map]   1,961   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Brandon   [Map]   3,790   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bristol   [Map]   3,892   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bristol   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Middlebury   [Map]   8,598   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
New Haven   [Map]   1,720   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Hancock ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Hancock - they are located in New York and Wisconsin.

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

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 Hancock. 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 Hancock. 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 Hancock.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hancock ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Vermont

About Addison County

About Vermont

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Vermont:

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 Hancock.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hancock - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hancock) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hancock. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Hancock

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hancock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9273, Longitude: -72.9162     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hancock have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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