Bennington County

Bennington County, Vermont

PO Box 4157
Bennington, VT 05201
Phone: (802) 447-2700
Fax: (802) 447-2703

On the southwestern border of VT, south of Rutland. Oldest county, organized Feb 11, 1779 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the town, its county seat

Area (sq mi):: 677.67 (land 676.27; water 1.40) Population per square mile: 54.70
Population 2005: 36,999 State rank: 7 Population change: 2000-20005 0.00%; 1990-2000 3.20% Population 2000: 36,994 (White 97.10%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.60%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 2.70%. Median age: 40.30
Income 2000: per capita $21,193; median household $39,926; Population below poverty level: 10.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,191-$32,793
Unemployment (2004): 3.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.80% Median travel time to work: 19.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 17.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Today, Governor Phil Scott, Attorney General TJ Donovan, and Bennington County legislative members announced a settlement with Saint-Gobain.
Representatives of the 13 towns involved in the Bennington County Solid Waste Alliance met in Arlington to finalize their budget and their contract with the Bennington County Regional Commission.
After retiring to the family farm in Vermont, he was a Pownal selectman for three years, a Director for United Way of Bennington County for six years and a trustee of the Bennington Museum for nine years.
5 million plans to rebuild the Bennington County state office building have been delayed for at least two months after contractors submitted plans that were noncompliant with state regulations commissioner of the Vermont Department of Buildings and General Services.
He and his brother constructed a house by Stevens Brook (named for their father) on Crown Point Military Road, formerly an old Indian trail in Bennington County, Vermont.
The computer screen directed me to an Adelaide with a slightly different spelling: Adalaid Harris, Bennington County, Vermont, Roll 1612, page 111, Sheet 12B.
Bennington County, excluding the towns of Readsboro and Stamford, and the towns of Danby, Pawlet, Wells, and West Pawlet in Rutland County.
The electronics will be utilized in the newly completed Resident Center, which provides workshops, seminars and activities to Bennington County residents.
The Bennington County Regional Commission has been awarded two brownfields assessment grants totaling $300,000.
True to the spirit of community in which the project was made, Bennington County Vermont State Senator Bob Hartwell plays a cameo role.
As of December 31, 2006, it operated 89 automatic teller machines and 90 banking offices in Albany, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Rensselaer, Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Ulster, Warren, Washington and Westchester counties of New York, Sarasota, Seminole, and Orange counties in Florida; Bennington County in Vermont; and Bergen County in New Jersey.