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Pownal Center, Vermont

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Welcome to Pownal Center ...

Pownal Center is located in Bennington County.

A typical abbreviation for Pownal Center: Pownal Ctr. (or less commonly used: Pownal Cen., Pownal Cent. or Pownal Cntr.)

Pownal Center is 970 feet [296 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Pownal Center is located in the (802) area code.

The ZIP code for Pownal Center: 05261<2>

Communities near Pownal Center ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Pownal Center and not the distance if you are driving.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Adams (MA)   [Map]   8,090   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
North Adams (MA)   [Map]   12,970   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Williamstown (MA)   [Map]   7,835   S   5 miles [8 km]
Brunswick (NY)   [Map]   12,902   W   18 miles [29 km]
Hoosick Falls (NY)   [Map]   3,399   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hoosick (NY)   [Map]   6,798   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Pownal Center ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Pownal Center - it's located in Maine.

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

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 Pownal Center. 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 Pownal Center. 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 Pownal Center.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pownal Center ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pownal Center - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>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 Pownal Center). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pownal Center or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>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- Pownal Center) 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 Pownal Center. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pownal Center

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pownal Center. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7972, Longitude: -73.2214     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pownal Center.

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