Johnson, Vermont is a town in Lamoille County, north of Hyde Park and east of Jeffersonville, Vermont. Johnson is home of Johnson State College, a part the Vermont State Colleges system. The Vermont Studio Center and The Deep Root Organic Cooperative are located in the village of Johnson, a part of the town.
Johnson, Vermont and a part of neighboring Cambridge, Vermont were together known as King's College Tract being created by a royal charter of British King George III in 1774. The King's College Tract was reserved for the eventual expansion of Kings College in New York, today's Columbia University.
Latitude / Longitude: 44.64 N / 72.68 W
Zip Code(s): 05656
Population (2000): 3,274
Elevation: 516 feet | Land Area: 45.1 sq miles
Town Clerk: 802-635-2611
Nearest Hospital: Copley Hospital (8.7 miles SE)
Nearest Major Airport: Burlington International Airport (35.8 miles SW)
Nearest Amtrak Station: Waterbury (27 miles S), Essex Junction (31.3 miles SW), St Albans (31.7 miles NW)
|Colleges/Universities: Johnson State College, Nearby: a branch of the University of Vermont (6.6 miles SE) and of the Community College of Vermont (7.8 miles SE)||
Top Employers: Johnson State College
Nearest Attractions: Smugglers' Notch Resort (13.9 miles W),