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Town of North Hero, Vermont

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Welcome to North Hero ...

The Town of North Hero is located in Grand Isle County.

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

A typical abbreviation for North Hero: N. Hero

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of North Hero has a population of 794 people<2> (see below for details).

North Hero is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for North Hero: (802)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of North Hero had a population of 803 people (which is 11.52% of the total population of Grand Isle County). This makes North Hero the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of North Hero represents 0.13% of the population of Vermont (which has 625,741 people), making it the state's 199th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 803 people, the population of North Hero has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 810 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, North Hero had an population of 794 people. This is a decrease of 1.12% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.98% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for North Hero.

Communities near North Hero ...

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 North Hero and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Beekmantown (NY)   [Map]   5,489   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Champlain (NY)   [Map]   5,638   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Plattsburgh (NY)   [Map]   11,888   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Plattsburgh (NY)   [Map]   19,696   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Schuyler Falls (NY)   [Map]   5,123   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Colchester   [Map]   17,287   S   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

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 North Hero. 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 North Hero. 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 North Hero.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for North Hero ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for North Hero. 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 North Hero.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around North Hero - 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 '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- North Hero) 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 North Hero. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of North Hero

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Hero. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8417, Longitude: -73.2676     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for North Hero have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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