A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada

Town of Swanton, Vermont

Nearby Census Genealogy
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Other VT

The location of Town of Swanton

Welcome to Swanton ...

The Town of Swanton is located in Franklin County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Swanton has a population of 6,543 people<2> (see below for details).

Swanton is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Swanton: (802)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Swanton had a population of 6,427 people (which is 13.46% of the total population of Franklin County). This makes Swanton the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Swanton represents 1.03% of the population of Vermont (which has 625,741 people), making it the state's 21st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,427 people, the population of Swanton increased 3.61% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,203 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Swanton had an population of 6,543 people. This is an increase of 1.8% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.48% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Swanton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2017
Champlain (NY)   [Map]   5,638   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Chazy (NY)   [Map]   4,193   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lacolle (QC)   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Enosburg   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Fairfax   [Map]   4,669   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Georgia   [Map]   4,721   S   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

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 Swanton. 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 Swanton. 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 Swanton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Swanton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Vermont Community

About Franklin County

About Vermont

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Vermont:

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.

- Return to Citation

<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Swanton.

- Return to Citation

<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Swanton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

- Return to Citation

<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Swanton) 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 Swanton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Swanton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Swanton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9098, Longitude: -73.1201     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Swanton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation






Sitemap Privacy
of Use



Copyright 2019
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 08 Apr 2019