Orwell, Addison County, Vermont

Orwell: Town in Vermont, United States


Orwell is a town located in the county of Addison in the U.S. state of Vermont. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,250 and a population density of 25 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,212 inhabitants.

The town was created 258 years ago in 1763.

Quick Facts about Orwell

Population : 1,212 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Vermont (United States)
County : Addison County
Postal code : 05760
Phone Area Codes : 802
Area : 49.67 km2
Altitude : 410 feet / 125 meters
Establishment : August 08, 1763 (258 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 15:12:57 (7th August 2022)
Density : 24 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.14% (2010-2020)
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Location of Orwell on Vermont map.
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Orwell is located at 43°48'14"N 73°17'52"W (43.8039500, -73.2978900).

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According to census records, the population of Orwell decreased by 3.14% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,250 - census
2011 1,247 -0.24% estimation process
2012 1,245 -0.16% estimation process
2013 1,248 0.24% estimation process
2014 1,244 -0.32% estimation process
2015 1,241 -0.24% estimation process
2016 1,235 -0.49% estimation process
2017 1,233 -0.16% estimation process
2018 1,226 -0.57% estimation process
2019 1,215 -0.91% estimation process
2020 1,212 -0.25% estimation process

Orwell zip code is 05760. County name: Addison, County fips: 50001

People born in Orwell (9)

People born in Orwell, including United States Senator and Governor of Louisiana William Pitt Kellogg, politician Marsena E. Cutts, physicist Louis Winslow Austin, .


  • Azariah C. Flagg (American politician) he was born in 28/11/1790
  • George E. Royce (businessman and state legislator) he was born in 01/01/1829
  • Nathaniel Colver (American minister) he was born in 10/05/1794
  • John Catlin (American politician) he was born in 13/10/1803
  • Sarah E. Buxton (American politician) she was born in 07/09/1978
  • Adelaide Lynn Dicklow (American educator) she was born in 06/03/1859

Schools in Orwell

College & universities near Orwell, VT

Code Name City ZIP
230834 Castleton University Castleton (VT) 05735

Stations (23)

Amtrak & bus stations near Orwell, VT

Code Name Address Type
FTC Ticonderoga station NYS Hwy 74 and Sandy Redoubt RAIL
CNV Castleton station 266 Main Street RAIL
FHV Fair Haven, Vermont Depot and Water Sts. RAIL
WHL Whitehall station Main St. and Saunders St. RAIL
POH Port Henry station 20 Park Place RAIL

Post offices near Orwell

Post Office Name City ZIP
Orwell Post Office Orwell (VT) 05760

Other places with the same name (4)

  • Orwell , Ohio village in Ohio with a population of 1,585 people.
  • Orwell , New York human settlement in Oswego County, New York, United States of America with a population of 1,161 people.
  • Orwell , Pennsylvania township in Bradford County, Pennsylvania with a population of 1,121 people.

Other cities in Addison County

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

City Name Population Title
Middlebury (village) 6,588 Town in and the shire town of Addison County, Vermont, United States
Bristol 3,838 Town in the United States
Ferrisburgh 2,691 Town in the United States
Vergennes 2,598 City of the United States
Starksboro 1,756 Town in Vermont
New Haven 1,704 Town in Vermont
Addison 1,320 Town in Vermont
Lincoln 1,244 Town in Addison County, Vermont, United States
Shoreham 1,229 Town in Vermont, United States
Cornwall 1,198 Town in Vermont (United States)
Bridport 1,184 Town in the United States
Salisbury 1,105 Town in Vermont
Leicester 1,096 Town in Addison County, Vermont, United States
Weybridge 827 Town in Addison County, Vermont, United States of America
Panton 718 Town in Vermont
Ripton 566 Town in Vermont

Distance to Other Cities

Orwell distances to largest Vermont cities