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Island Pond is located in Essex County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Island Pond, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

Island Pond is 1,190 feet [363 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Island Pond lies within the (802) area code.

The ZIP code for Island Pond: 05846<3>

Communities Also Named Island Pond ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Island Pond - it's located in Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Island Pond ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Island Pond.

  • Lyndon
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyndon have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyndon
    • Lyndon is located in Caledonia County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,650 people
  • Newport
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newport have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newport
    • Newport is located in Orleans County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,216 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newport <5>
  • Derby
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Derby have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Derby
    • Derby is located in Orleans County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,184 people
  • Stanstead
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Barton
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barton have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barton
    • Barton is located in Orleans County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,455 people
  • Colebrook
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colebrook have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colebrook
    • Colebrook is located in Coos County (NH)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,134 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colebrook <5>
  • Burke
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burke have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burke
    • Burke is located in Caledonia County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,668 people
  • Irasburg
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irasburg have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irasburg
    • Irasburg is located in Orleans County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,129 people
  • Glover
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glover have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glover
    • Glover is located in Orleans County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,086 people
  • Stanstead
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanstead came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanstead

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Island Pond. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Island Pond.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Island Pond. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Island Pond.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Island Pond. See our Newspapers Page for Island Pond.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Island Pond ...

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

Adding Island Pond to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Island Pond in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Island Pond was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Island Pond on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Vermont (1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Island Pond.

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

The official website for State of Vermont: https://www.vermont.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Vermont's counties, including Essex, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Island Pond - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 Island Pond). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Island Pond or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>If we found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.









 

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