Stratton, Vermont, New England USA

About Stratton, Vermont

Windham County
Chartered: July 30, 1761 (New Hampshire Grant)
Area: 29,989 Acres = 46.86 Square Miles [ Size Rank: 48* ]
Coordinates (Geographic Center): N 43° 02′ W 72°55′
Altitude: 1,880 feet ASL
Population (US Census, 2010): 216 [ Population Rank: 240* ]
Population Density (persons per square mile): 4.6 [ Density Rank: 244* ]
Full Census Info: Town County State

*Area, Population and Density rankings refer to Stratton’s relative position among Vermont’s 255 civic entities (9 cities, 242 towns, 4 gores and grants). Complete rankings are here.

In many respects, Stratton resembles Somerset, high in the mountains and never having many residents. It is perhaps the presence of a major ski area that has kept it from becoming the ghost town Somerset now is.

Nothing whatever is known about the origin of the name. There are Strattons named in other New Hampshire Grants and Vermont Charters, but without discernible connection to this town, and it was named before it was settled. Why Benning Wentworth chose the name is unknown.

Stratton is one of four municipalities in the state with a local option sales tax of 1%(the others being Burlington, Williston and Manchester).

Activities & Points of Interest

Goings-on in and near Stratton
Calendar of Events provided by the Vermont Department of Tourism & Marketing.

Historical Society of Windham County

Contact Info

Emergency Services (Statewide): 911
Hospital: Southwestern Medical Center (Bennington) 802-442-6361

Town Clerk: Kent Young 9 West Jamaica Rd. Stratton, VT 05360
802-896-6184
M-Th 9-3

Churches, Ministries, Charitables

Roman Catholic : Chapel of the Snows

Schools

Stratton Mountain School 802-2971886

Neighboring Towns

This is a basic geographic reference, intended to show relative location of adjacent towns. Directional accuracy is limited to 16 compass points. There isn’t even the slightest suggestion that one can necessarily travel directly from one town to the next (as in “You can’t get there from here”).

Manchester

Winhall

Jamaica

Sunderland

Stratton

Wardsboro

Glastenbury

Somerset

Dover

Utilities

Notes about utilities:

  • One electric or phone company indicates that company serves the entire town. More than one of either indicates each serves different areas of town.
  • A listed cable company MIGHT mean the entire town is covered, but not necessarily. More than one listed indicates each serves different areas of town.
  • Unless your area is one served by Vermont’s only gas utility, your only option is bottled gas (any dealer).
    Cable Comcast 800-266-2278
    Electric Green Mountain Power 888-835-4672
    Telephone Fairpoint 866-984-2001

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