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Encyclopedia > Essex County, Vermont
Essex County, Vermont
Map
Map of Vermont highlighting Essex County
Location in the state of Vermont
Statistics
Formed
Seat Guildhall
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,745 km² (674 mi²)
1,723 km² (665 mi²)
22 km² (9 mi²), 1.27%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

6,459
4/km² 

Essex County is the county located in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of Vermont. As of 2000, the population is 6,459. Its shire town is Guildhall6. Image File history File links Map_of_Vermont_highlighting_Essex_County. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Guildhall, Vermont Guildhall is a town located in Essex County, Vermont. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ... The 22nd United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... A state of the United States (a U.S. state) is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) None Capital Montpelier Largest city Burlington Area  Ranked 43rd  - Total 9,620 sq mi (24,923 km²)  - Width 80 miles (130 km)  - Length 160 miles (260 km)  - % water 3. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A shire town is another term for county seat or county town, meaning the place a countys government is based. ... Guildhall, Vermont Guildhall is a town located in Essex County, Vermont. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,745 km² (674 mi²). 1,723 km² (665 mi²) of it is land and 22 km² (9 mi²) of it (1.27%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Adjacent counties

Coos County (pronounced CO-ahss with two syllables, and sometimes rendered as Coös County) is a county in the U.S. state of New Hampshire, including the whole of the states northern panhandle. ... Grafton County is a county located in the state of New Hampshire. ... Caledonia County is a county located in the state of Vermont. ... Orleans County is a county located in the state of Vermont. ... Categories: Stub ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 6,459 people, 2,602 households, and 1,805 families residing in the county. The population density was 4/km² (10/mi²). There were 4,762 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (7/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 96.56% White, 0.17% Black or African American, 0.63% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.23% from other races, and 2.14% from two or more races. 0.50% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 2,602 households out of which 31.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.10% were married couples living together, 8.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.60% were non-families. 24.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.92. A marriage is a relationship between or among individuals, usually recognized by civil authority and/or bound by the religious beliefs of the participants. ...


In the county, the population was spread out with 25.60% under the age of 18, 6.50% from 18 to 24, 27.20% from 25 to 44, 25.50% from 45 to 64, and 15.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 100.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.00 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $30,490, and the median income for a family was $34,984. Males had a median income of $27,929 versus $20,583 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,388. About 9.90% of families and 13.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.30% of those under age 18 and 12.90% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities, towns, villages, and unincorporated places*

* In Vermont, gores and grants are unincorporated portions of a county which are not part on any town and have limited self-government (if any, as many are uninhabited). Villages are census divisions of towns or cities, but have no separate corporate existence from the municipality they are located in. Averill, Vermont Averill is a town located in Essex County, Vermont. ... Averys Gore, Vermont Averys Gore is a gore located in Essex County, Vermont. ... Bloomfield, Vermont Bloomfield is a town located in Essex County, Vermont. ... Brighton, Vermont Brighton is a town located in Essex County, Vermont. ... Island Pond is a census-designated place and village located in the town of Brighton, Vermont. ... Brunswick, Vermont Brunswick is a town located in Essex County, Vermont. ... Canaan, Vermont Canaan is a town located in Essex County, Vermont. ... Concord, Vermont Concord is a town located in Essex County, Vermont. ... East Haven, Vermont East Haven is a town located in Essex County, Vermont. ... Ferdinand, Vermont Ferdinand is a town located in Essex County, Vermont. ... Granby, Vermont Granby is a town located in Essex County, Vermont. ... Guildhall, Vermont Guildhall is a town located in Essex County, Vermont. ... Lemington, Vermont Lemington is a town located in Essex County, Vermont, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 107. ... Lewis, Vermont Lewis is a town located in Essex County, Vermont. ... Lunenburg, Vermont Lunenburg is a town located in Essex County, Vermont. ... Maidstone, Vermont Maidstone is a town located in Essex County, Vermont. ... Norton, Vermont Norton is a town located in Essex County, Vermont. ... Victory, Vermont Victory is a town located in Essex County, Vermont. ... Warners Grant, Vermont Warners Grant, sometimes called Warners Gore, is a grant located in Essex County, Vermont, USA. As of the 2000 census, the grant had a total population of 0. ... Warrens Gore, Vermont Warrens Gore is a gore located in Essex County, Vermont. ...


See also

The 14 Vermont counties List of Vermont counties: The state of Vermont is broken into 14 counties. ... The state of Vermont has 255 political units, or places. This includes 237 towns, 9 cities, 5 unorganized towns, and 4 gores. ...

External link

  • National Register of Historic Places listing for Essex Co., Vermont
Flag of Vermont State of Vermont  State Seal of Vermont
State Capital

Montpelier Image File history File links Flag_of_Vermont. ... A state of the United States (a U.S. state) is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) None Capital Montpelier Largest city Burlington Area  Ranked 43rd  - Total 9,620 sq mi (24,923 km²)  - Width 80 miles (130 km)  - Length 160 miles (260 km)  - % water 3. ... This image depicts a seal, an emblem, a coat of arms or a crest. ... Vermont State House, Vermonts third on this site, built in 1859 Flag Seal Location Location in Vermont Coordinates , Government Country State County United States Vermont Washington County Mayor Mary Hooper Geographical characteristics Area     City 10. ...

Regions

Champlain Valley | Green Mountains | Mount Mansfield | Northeast Kingdom | Northern Vermont | Southern Vermont Champlain Valley is a region of the United States around Lake Champlain in Vermont and New York. ... The Green Mountains may refer to: The Green Mountains in Vermont in the United States extending into southern Quebec in Canada. ... Mount Mansfield is the highest mountain in the U.S. State of Vermont. ... Vermonts Northeast Kingdom Also know to locals as NEK is the northeast corner of this American state, comprising Essex County, Orleans County, and Caledonia County. ...

Counties

Addison | Bennington | Caledonia | Chittenden | Essex | Franklin | Grand Isle | Lamoille | Orange | Orleans | Rutland | Washington | Windham | Windsor Addison County is a county located in the state of Vermont. ... Bennington County is a county in the state of Vermont. ... Caledonia County is a county located in the state of Vermont. ... Chittenden County is a county located in the state of Vermont. ... Franklin County is a county located in the state of Vermont. ... Grand Isle County is a county located in the U.S. state of Vermont. ... Lamoille County is a county located in the state of Vermont. ... Orange County is a county located in the state of Vermont. ... Orleans County is a county located in the state of Vermont. ... Rutland County is a county located in the state of Vermont. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of Vermont. ... Windham County is a county located in the state of Vermont. ... Windsor County is a county located in the U.S. state of Vermont. ...

Cities

Barre City | Burlington | Montpelier | Newport City | Rutland City | South Burlington | St. Albans City | Vergennes | Winooski Barre City, Vermont Barre is a city located in Washington County, Vermont. ... Burlington is the largest city in the U.S. state of Vermont and is the Shire town of Chittenden County, Vermont. ... Vermont State House, Vermonts third on this site, built in 1859 Flag Seal Location Location in Vermont Coordinates , Government Country State County United States Vermont Washington County Mayor Mary Hooper Geographical characteristics Area     City 10. ... Newport City, Vermont Newport is a city located in Orleans County, Vermont. ... Rutland City, Vermont Rutland is a city in Rutland County, Vermont, in the United States. ... South Burlington, Vermont South Burlington is a city located in Chittenden County, Vermont, in the United States. ... St. ... Vergennes, Vermont Vergennes is a city located in the northwest quadrant of Addison County, Vermont, in the United States. ... Winooski, Vermont Winooski is a city located in Chittenden County, Vermont, at the mouth of the Winooski River. ...

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Essex County, Vermont - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (426 words)
Essex County is the county located in the northeastern part of the state of Vermont.
In the county, the population is spread out with 25.60% under the age of 18, 6.50% from 18 to 24, 27.20% from 25 to 44, 25.50% from 45 to 64, and 15.20% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $30,490, and the median income for a family is $34,984.
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