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Town of Poultney, Vermont

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Welcome to Poultney ...

The Town of Poultney is located in Rutland County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Poultney has a population of 3,339 people<2> (see below for details).

Poultney is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Poultney: (802)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Poultney had a population of 3,432 people (which is 5.57% of the total population of Rutland County). This makes Poultney the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Poultney represents 0.55% of the total population of Vermont (which has 625,741 people), making it the state's 49th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,432 people, the population of Poultney decreased 5.53% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,633 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Poultney had an population of 3,339 people. This is a decrease of 2.71% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.09% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Poultney ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2017
Fort Ann (NY)   [Map]   6,065   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Granville (NY)   [Map]   6,477   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Whitehall (NY)   [Map]   3,950   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Whitehall (NY)   [Map]   2,554   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Brandon   [Map]   3,790   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Castleton   [Map]   4,609   N   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

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 Poultney. 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 Poultney. 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 Poultney.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Poultney ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Poultney. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.5284, Longitude: -73.1932     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Poultney have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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