Burlington, Vermont

Burlington: The capital of Vermont. It is located on the shores of Lake Champlain in the northwestern part of the state. Burlington is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Burlington Historical Society and the Shelburne Museum.


Burlington is a city located in the county of Chittenden in the U.S. state of Vermont. Its population at the 2010 census was 42,417 and a population density of 1,057 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 42,899 inhabitants.

The city was created 241 years ago in 1782.

Burlington locator map
Location of Burlington on Vermont map.

Quick Facts about Burlington

Population : 42,899 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Vermont (United States)
County : Chittenden County
Different from : South Burlington
Postal code : 05405–05406, 05401–05402, 05408
Plate code : 802
Phone Area Codes : 802
Area : 40.13 km2
Official name : Burlington
Altitude : 200 feet / 61 meters
Capital city : Burlington is capital of Chittenden County
Establishment : January 01, 1783 (241 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 05:02:37 (26th February 2024)
Density : 1,069 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.12% (2010-2020)
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Burlington Vermont
Burlington  Vermont image


Burlington is located at 44°28'33"N 73°12'43"W (44.4758800, -73.2120700).

Burlington map

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The population of Burlington increased by 1.12% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 42,417 - census
2011 42,534 0.28% estimation process
2012 42,648 0.27% estimation process
2013 42,667 0.04% estimation process
2014 42,491 -0.41% estimation process
2015 42,519 0.07% estimation process
2016 42,309 -0.5% estimation process
2017 42,399 0.21% estimation process
2018 42,697 0.7% estimation process
2019 42,819 0.28% estimation process
2020 42,899 0.19% estimation process

Burlington zip code is 05401. County name: Chittenden, County fips: 50007

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People born in Burlington (139)

People born in Burlington, including philosopher, psychologist, and educational reformer John Dewey, racecar driver Harry Blanchard, serial killer Ted Bundy, .


  • Grace Coolidge (wife of 30th President of the United States Calvin Coolidge (1879-1957)) she was born in 03/01/1879
  • Tana French (American-Irish writer and theatrical actress) she was born in 10/05/1973
  • Truman C. Everts (Part of the Washburn-Langford-Doane Expedition (1816-1901)) he was born in 01/01/1816
  • Jimmy Cochran (American alpine skier) he was born in 29/05/1981
  • Marilyn Cochran (American alpine skier) she was born in 05/02/1950
  • James Rowland Angell (American psychologist and educator) he was born in 08/05/1869
  • Ben Kinmont (American artist) he was born in 01/01/1963
  • Billy Kidd (American alpine ski racer) he was born in 13/04/1943
  • Louis Edward Gelineau (Catholic bishop) he was born in 03/05/1928
  • Ralph Abraham (mathematician) he was born in 04/07/1936
  • Jessica Kelley (American alpine skier) she was born in 05/10/1982
  • Ryan Cochran-Siegle (American alpine skier) he was born in 27/03/1992
  • Orson Bean (American actor) he was born in 22/07/1928
  • Edward Gleason Spaulding (American philosopher) he was born in 06/08/1873
  • William Hepburn Russell (Co-founder of the Pony Express) he was born in 31/01/1812
  • Will Lyman (American actor) he was born in 20/05/1948
  • Truman Seymour (Union army general (1824-1891)) he was born in 24/09/1824
  • Tyler Saint (American actor) he was born in 03/03/1970

Schools in Burlington

College & universities near Burlington, VT

Code Name City ZIP
230852 Champlain College Burlington (VT) 05401

Stations (18)

Amtrak & bus stations near Burlington, VT

Code Name Address Type
ESX Essex Junction station 29 Railroad Ave. RAIL
PRK Port Kent station Hwy 373 & Back Rd RAIL
PLB Plattsburgh station Bridge and Dock Sts. RAIL
WSP Westport station Hwy 9N and Ledge Hill Rd RAIL
SAB St. Albans station 40 Federal Street RAIL

Post offices near Burlington

Post Office Name City ZIP
Burlington Post Office Burlington (VT) 05401

Other places with the same name (21)

Other cities in Chittenden County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Chittenden County , VT.

City Name Population Title
South Burlington 19,578 City in Chittenden County, Vermont, USA
Colchester 17,102 Town in Chittenden County, Vermont, United States
Milton 10,907 Town in Vermont, United States
Essex Junction 10,793 Village located within Essex, Chittenden County, Vermont
Williston 10,263 Town in Vermont, United States
Shelburne 7,649 Town in Vermont
Winooski 7,527 City in Chittenden County, Vermont, United States
Hinesburg 4,522 Town in Vermont
Richmond 4,100 Place in Vermont, United States of America
Charlotte 3,783 Town in Chittenden County, Vermont, United States of America
Underhill 3,076 Town in Vermont
Westford 2,123 Town in Vermont
Huntington 1,969 Town in Vermont
Bolton 1,188 Town in Chittenden County, Vermont, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Burlington distances to largest Vermont cities