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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PAVE celebrates 38 years of providing advocacy services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual abuse in Bennington County, Vermont.
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.
The state s $13.5 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.
CLF has invited Bennington County's local officials, the School Board, and the state's Department of Education to work with us at finding a reasonable downtown location for the Mount Anthony School.
Bennington County, excluding the towns of Readsboro and Stamford, and the towns of Danby, Pawlet, Wells, and West Pawlet in Rutland County.