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Bennington, Vermont

Historic Bennington, Vermont is a town in Bennington County, located between the Taconic Mountains and the Green Mountains of Southwestern Vermont, just minutes from Massachusetts and the Albany NY ... more info

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Quick Facts About Bennington

County: Bennington
Latitude / Longitude: 42.88 N / 73.19 W
Zip Code(s): 05201
Chartered: 1749
Population (2010): 9,074
Elevation: 681 feet | Land Area: 4.87 miles
Town Clerk: 802-442-1043
Major Hospitals: Southwestern Vermont Medical Center
Major Airports: Albany International Airport (39 miles SW)
Nearest Amtrak Station: Albany, NY (39.6 miles SW)
Colleges/Universities: a branch of the Community College of Vermont, Bennington College, Southern Vermont College Top Employers: Southwestern Vermont Medical Center
Tourist Attractions: Bennington Battle Monument, Robert Frost Stone House Museum, Bennington Center For the Arts, Bennington Museum, Bennington Potters, Park-McCullough Historic House, Robert Frost's grave. Birthplace of: Pamela Blair (born 1949), actress, singer & dancer; Beatrice Boepple (born 1962), actress; Carleton Carpenter (born 1926), actor; Cynthia Gibb (born 1963), actress & former model; Paul Offner (1942-2004), educator, public health expert, & legislator; Peter Graves (born 1952), Olympic announcer & cross-country ski coach for Harvard University; Andrew Newell (born 1984), cross country skier.

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Nearby Cities and Towns:

Region 10: Green Mountains | Old Bennington (1.1 miles NW) | North Bennington (2.0 miles NW) | South Shaftsbury (2.2 miles NW) | Shaftsbury (2.4 miles NW) | Woodford (2.4 miles E) | Pownal (2.5 miles SW) | New York (4.5 miles W)

Vermont Events in April

Bennington Aurora Dance Party - 10th Anniversary 4/26/14 - 4/27/14
The AURORA DANCE PARTY is coming soon! Get ready to dance the night away. This is the Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce's 10th anniversary of our popular Aurora celebration. This year's theme is MASKS. So make one, buy one, borrow one and come for a night of fantasy and lots of fun. (Go to the Aurora Dance Party facebook page: to check out the past 10 years of Bennington’s dance extravaganza.) So, Save the Date: April 26th 8 PM - 1 AM. The place is 190 North Street (Old Graphitek) Bennington, VT. where the decorating conversion to an after hours club is starting. Tickets sold in advance for $13 are available at Kevin’s Sports Pub (North Bennington), Bennington Bookstore, Evans’ News, Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Bennington Beverage Den. Tickets at the door are $15. The cash bar will be by Kevin’s Sports Pub and music by DJ RAY/C. Call 802-447-3311 for more information or e-mail us at .

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