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Jay, Vermont



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Jay Vermont is a scenic four-season destination located in Orleans County on the border of Quebec, Canada, in the "Northeast Kingdom" region of Vermont, an area that National Geographic selected as part of their geotourism program for sustainable destinations. The town is named for John Jay, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

Enjoy the peace and tranquility of the area, where Jay Brook still runs beautiful & clean, and world-class recreation can be found at Jay Peak Ski & Golf Resort. Jay is also home to the Jay Challenge, a three-part stage-race, typically held in July.

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Quick Facts About Jay

County: Orleans
Lat / Long: 44.97 N / 72.46 W
Zip Code(s): 05859
Chartered: 1792
Population (2000): 426
Elevation: 922 feet
Land Area: 33.9 sq miles
 
Town Clerk: 802-988-2996
Nearest Major Hospitals: North Country Hospital
Nearest Major Airports: Burlington International Airport (70.6 miles SW)
Nearest Amtrak Station: St Albans (43.1 miles W)
 
Nearest Colleges and Universities: a branch of the Community College of Vermont (17.5 miles), and a branch of the University of Vermont (16.5 miles)
 
Top Employers: Jay Peak Resort
 
Tourist Attractions: Jay Peak Resort, Jay State Forest, Big Falls State Park. Nearby: Lake Memphremagog, Old Stone House Museum
 

Area Events: Green Up Day on the 1st Saturday of May, Summer Fest on the 2nd Saturday of August, Jay Peak's Annual Music Festival, Annual Town of Jay Benefit Golf Tournament, Columbus Day Weekend events for both day and evening, Annual Children's Halloween Party, Annual Tree Lighting, Caroling and Santa Visit in December.


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