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Town of Waitsfield, Vermont

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Welcome to Waitsfield ...

The Town of Waitsfield is located in Washington County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Waitsfield has a population of 1,708 people<2> (see below for details).

Waitsfield is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Waitsfield: (802)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Waitsfield had a population of 1,719 people. This makes Waitsfield the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Waitsfield represents 0.27% of the population of Vermont (which has 625,741 people), making it the state's 105th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,719 people, the population of Waitsfield increased 3.62% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,659 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Waitsfield had an population of 1,708 people. This is a decrease of 0.64% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.95% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Waitsfield ...

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 Waitsfield and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Barre   [Map]   7,723   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Barre   [Map]   8,659   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bristol   [Map]   3,892   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hinesburg   [Map]   4,554   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Middlebury   [Map]   8,598   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Montpelier   [Map]   7,484   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

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 Waitsfield. 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 Waitsfield. 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 Waitsfield.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Waitsfield ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Waitsfield - 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 '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- Waitsfield) 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 Waitsfield. 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 Waitsfield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waitsfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.1806, Longitude: -72.7976     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Waitsfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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