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The location of Hancock









Welcome to Hancock ...

Hancock is located in Addison County.

Hancock is 900 feet [274 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

The area code for Hancock: (802)

The ZIP code for Hancock: 05748<2>

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.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Bethel   [Map]   1,961   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Brandon   [Map]   3,790   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bristol   [Map]   3,892   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Middlebury   [Map]   8,598   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Northfield   [Map]   6,032   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Northfield   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 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 35 communities that are also named Hancock - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado (2), Connecticut, Florida (2), Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (3), West Virginia 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Hancock, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hancock.

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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: https://www.vermont.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<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 Hancock). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hancock 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Hancock) 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 Hancock. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hancock

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hancock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9262, Longitude: -72.8412     [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 Hancock.

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