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Welcome to Montpelier ...
The location of Montpelier has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Montpelier refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Montpelierite<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Montpelier has a population of 7,484 people<3> (see below for details).
Montpelier was established in 1781.
The community of Montpelier is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Montpelier lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Montpelier: (802)
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Montpelier had a population of 7,855 people (which is 13.19% of the total population of Washington County). This makes Montpelier the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Montpelier represents 1.26% of the population of Vermont (which has 625,741 people), making it the state's 16th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 7,855 people, the population of Montpelier decreased 2.24% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,035 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Montpelier had an population of 7,484 people. This is a decrease of 4.72% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.86% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Montpelier.
Communities near Montpelier ...
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 Montpelier and not the distance if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Montpelier.
Communities Also Named Montpelier ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Montpelier - they are located in California, Georgia (2), Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Virginia (3) and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Montpelier.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Montpelier:
Websites for Montpelier ...
Official Website: www.montpelier-vt.org/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Montpelier ...
Looking for more information about Montpelier? 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 Montpelier, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Montpelier.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Montpelier: www.montpelier-vt.org/
The official website for State of Vermont: https://www.vermont.gov/
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This page was last modified: 21 Jan 2019