Bennington Bennington County, Vermont

Bennington: Town in Vermont, United States

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Bennington is a town located in the county of Bennington in the U.S. state of Vermont. Its population at the 2010 census was 15,764 and a population density of 143 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 14,897 inhabitants.

The town was created 272 years ago in 1749.

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CW memorial Bennington VT
CW memorial Bennington VT image


Bennington is located at 42°52'41"N 73°11'48"W (42.8781300, -73.1967700).

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Bennington forecast: Rain. Cloudy, with a high near 54. East wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. more

Bennington Quick Facts

Population : 14,897 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Vermont (United States)
County : Bennington County
Postal code : 05201
Phone Area Codes : 802
Area : 110.1 km2
Altitude : 817 feet / 249 meters
Capital city : Bennington is capital of Bennington County
Establishment : January 01, 1749 (272 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 10:53:42 (25th October 2021)
Density : 135 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.82% (2010-2020)
Weather : 54℉ Light Rain 7-days weather

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According to census records, the population of Bennington decreased by 5.82% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 15,764 - census
2011 15,624 -0.9% estimation process
2012 15,539 -0.55% estimation process
2013 15,490 -0.32% estimation process
2014 15,335 -1.01% estimation process
2015 15,317 -0.12% estimation process
2016 15,212 -0.69% estimation process
2017 15,080 -0.88% estimation process
2018 15,020 -0.4% estimation process
2019 14,987 -0.22% estimation process
2020 14,897 -0.6% estimation process

Bennington zip code is 05201. County name: Bennington, County fips: 50003

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People born in Bennington (49)

People born in Bennington, including actress, model Cynthia Gibb, businessman James Fisk, politician Hiland Hall, you can see a list of people who born in Bennington.

Schools in Bennington

College & universities near Bennington, VT

Code Name City ZIP
231086 Southern Vermont College Bennington (VT) 05201

Stations (24)

Amtrak & bus stations near Bennington, VT

Code Name Address Type
PIT Joseph Scelsi Intermodal Transportation Center 1 Columbus Avenue RAIL
SRK Saratoga Springs, NY 267 Union Avenue BUS
ALB Albany–Rensselaer 525 East St. RAIL
BRA Union Station 10 Vernon Rd RAIL
FED Fort Edward station 70 East St. RAIL

Post offices near Bennington

Post Office Name City ZIP
Bennington Post Office Bennington (VT) 05201

Other places with the same name (8)

Other cities in Bennington County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Bennington County , VT.

City Name Population Title
Manchester 4,214 Town in Vermont
Shaftsbury 3,411 Town in Vermont, United States
Pownal 3,386 Town in Bennington County, Vermont
Arlington 2,204 Town in Bennington County, Vermont, United States of America
Dorset 1,937 Town in Vermont
North Bennington 1,694 Village in Vermont
Sunderland 947 Town in Vermont
Stamford 809 Town in Vermont, United States
Readsboro 720 Town in Vermont, United States
Rupert 682 Town in Bennington County, Vermont
Woodford 398 Town in Bennington County, Vermont, United States
Sandgate 380 Town in Bennington County, Vermont
Peru 355 Town in Vermont, United States
Old Bennington 128 Village in Vermont
Searsburg 109 Town in Bennington County, Vermont

Distance to Other Cities

Bennington distances to largest Vermont cities