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Town of Jay, Vermont

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Welcome to Jay ...

The Town of Jay is located in Orleans County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Jay has a population of 577 people<2> (see below for details).

Jay is 1,530 feet [466 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Jay: (802)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Jay had a population of 521 people. This makes Jay the county's 23rd most populous community.

The population of Jay represents 0.08% of the total population of Vermont (which has 625,741 people), making it the state's 236th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 521 people, the population of Jay increased 22.3% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 426 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Jay had an population of 577 people. This is an increase of 10.75% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 35.45% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Jay ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2017
Dunham (QC)   [Map]   ---   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Potton (QC)   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Stanstead (QC)   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Sutton (QC)   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Berkshire   [Map]   1,728   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Derby   [Map]   4,289   E   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Jay ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Jay - it's located in New York.

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

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 Jay. 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 Jay. 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 Jay.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jay ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Jay.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jay - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Jay) 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 Jay. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Jay

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jay. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9775, Longitude: -72.4787     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jay have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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