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Town of West Rutland, Vermont

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The location of Town of West Rutland

Welcome to West Rutland ...

The Town of West Rutland is located in Rutland County.

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

A typical abbreviation for West Rutland: W. Rutland

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of West Rutland has a population of 2,181 people<2> (see below for details).

West Rutland is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

West Rutland is located in the (802) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of West Rutland had a population of 2,326 people. This makes West Rutland the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of West Rutland represents 0.37% of the population of Vermont (which has 625,741 people), making it the state's 75th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,326 people, the population of West Rutland decreased 8.24% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,535 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, West Rutland had an population of 2,181 people. This is a decrease of 6.23% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.96% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for West Rutland.

Communities near West Rutland ...

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 West Rutland and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Granville (NY)   [Map]   6,477   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Whitehall (NY)   [Map]   3,950   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Whitehall (NY)   [Map]   2,554   W   18 miles [29 km]
Brandon   [Map]   3,790   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Castleton   [Map]   4,609   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Fair Haven   [Map]   2,593   W   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

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 West Rutland. 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 West Rutland. 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 West Rutland.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Rutland ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Rutland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.6123, Longitude: -73.0604     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for West Rutland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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