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The location of Town of Sheldon









Welcome to Sheldon ...

The Town of Sheldon is located in Franklin County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Sheldon has a population of 2,232 people<2> (see below for details).

Sheldon is 510 feet [155 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Sheldon: (802)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Sheldon had a population of 2,190 people. This makes Sheldon the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of Sheldon represents 0.35% of the population of Vermont (which has 625,741 people), making it the state's 81st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,190 people, the population of Sheldon increased 10.05% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,990 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Sheldon had an population of 2,232 people. This is an increase of 1.92% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.16% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Sheldon ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Dunham (QC)   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cambridge   [Map]   3,838   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Enosburg   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fairfax   [Map]   4,669   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Georgia   [Map]   4,721   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Highgate   [Map]   3,654   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Sheldon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Sheldon - they are located in New York and Wisconsin.

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

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 Sheldon. 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 Sheldon. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sheldon ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Vermont: https://www.vermont.gov/

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 Sheldon.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sheldon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8964, Longitude: -72.9232     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sheldon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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