Montpelier Washington County, Vermont

Montpelier: Capital of Vermont, United States and seat of Washington County

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Montpelier is a city located in the county of Washington in the U.S. state of Vermont. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,855 and a population density of 296 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 7,328 inhabitants.

The city was created 234 years ago in 1786.

Montpelier vermont state house 20 image
Montpelier vermont state house 20
Montpelier vermont state house 20 image


Montpelier is located at 44°15'36"N 72°34'31"W (44.2600600, -72.5753900).

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Montpelier Quick Facts

Population : 7,328 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Vermont (United States)
County : Washington County
Head of government : mayor
Postal code : 05601-05604, 05609, 05620, 05633
Phone Area Codes : 802
Area : 26.54 km2
Official name : Montpelier
Altitude : 597 feet / 182 meters
Capital city : Montpelier is capital of Washington County, Vermont
Establishment : January 01, 1787 (234 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−04:00, UTC−05:00
Local time : 05:58:48 (24th October 2021)
Density : 276 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.19% (2010-2020)

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According to census records, the population of Montpelier decreased by 7.19% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,855 - census
2011 7,834 -0.27% estimation process
2012 7,782 -0.67% estimation process
2013 7,734 -0.62% estimation process
2014 7,670 -0.83% estimation process
2015 7,600 -0.92% estimation process
2016 7,528 -0.96% estimation process
2017 7,483 -0.6% estimation process
2018 7,434 -0.66% estimation process
2019 7,372 -0.84% estimation process
2020 7,328 -0.6% estimation process

Montpelier zip code is 05602. County name: Washington, County fips: 50023

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Local Places in Montpelier

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People born in Montpelier (31)

People born in Montpelier, including United States Navy admiral George Dewey, politician Eliakim Persons Walton, singer-songwriter, musician and playwright Anaïs Mitchell, you can see a list of people who born in Montpelier.

Schools in Montpelier

College & universities near Montpelier, VT

Code Name City ZIP
230977 New England Culinary Institute Montpelier (VT) 05602

Stations (26)

Amtrak & bus stations near Montpelier, VT

Code Name Address Type
MPR Montpelier station Junction Rd and Short Rd RAIL
WAB Waterbury US Hwy 2 and Park Row RAIL
RPH Randolph station South Main and Salisbury Sts. RAIL
ESX Essex Junction station 29 Railroad Ave. RAIL
LTL Littleton, New Hampshire 336 Cottage St. BUS

Post offices near Montpelier

Post Office Name City ZIP
Montpelier Post Office Montpelier (VT) 05602

Other places with the same name (6)

Other cities in Washington County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Washington County , VT. (more)

City Name Population Title
Barre 7,741 City in Washington County, Vermont, U.
Northfield 6,504 Town in Washington County, Vermont
Waterbury 5,160 Town in Vermont
East Montpelier 2,560 Town in Washington County, Vermont, USA
Middlesex 1,724 Town in Washington County, Vermont, United States of America
Waitsfield 1,692 Town in Vermont
Warren 1,667 Town in Washington County, Vermont, United States
Moretown 1,664 Town in Washington County, Vermont, United States
Marshfield 1,465 Town in Washington County, Vermont, United States
Cabot 1,433 Town in Washington County, Vermont, United States
Duxbury 1,307 Town in Washington County, Vermont, United States
Plainfield 1,263 Town in Vermont
South Barre 1,219 City in Barre, Vermont, United States of America
Worcester 1,028 Town in Vermont, United States
Woodbury 882 City in Washington County, Minnesota, United States
Graniteville 784 Unincorporated community in California

Distance to Other Cities

Montpelier distances to largest Vermont cities