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Rutland, Vermont



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Rutland, Vermont is a city in the "Crossroads of Vermont" region, and the largest city in Vermont that is not located on, or near, either of the state's two major Interstate highways. Instead, US Routes 4 and 7 intersect in Rutland and are a major connection to destinations throughout the Northeast.

Rutland City is surrounded by the town of Rutland, which is a separate municipality, and the downtown area of the city is listed as a historic district on the National Register of Historic Places.

Rutland Lodging and Dining in Rutland

The City of Rutland offers many options for your Vermont vacation, from luxury Rutland VT hotels to affordable motels in Rutland VT, and more. There are also many wonderful places to eat in Rutland, from fine dining to casual restaurants in Rutland. Whether you are in town for business or pleasure, you'll enjoy your stay in Rutland, Vermont.

Rutland Weddings and Conferences in Rutland

Rutland has all the resources you'll need to plan your perfect event in Vermont. Whether you're planning a small wedding in Rutland VT, a local family reunion in the Rutland area, or a business conference in Rutland, you'll find the perfect location and amenities to host your events in Rutland Vermont.

Rutland Real Estate

Rutland offers beautiful property for visitors and newcomers to stay or live in Vermont, from farmhouses to condominiums and more. Whether you're looking for a vacation rental in Rutland, or a Rutland house for sale, real estate in Rutland VT may have just what you're looking for.

Things to do in Rutland

Rutland is a four-season paradise located in the heart of the Green Mountains with many fun things to do in Rutland and the surrounding area. From skiing at nearby Killington Resort to shopping in Rutland's historic downtown, there's always something to do in Rutland. Enjoy the breathtaking fall foliage each year and don't miss the well-known Rutland Halloween Parade near the end of October.

As you can tell, Rutland is a great place to stay and live. From outdoor activities and scenic views, to shopping and fine restaurants, Rutland Vermont has it all!

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Quick Facts About Rutland City

County: Rutland
Lat / Long: 43.61 N / 72.97 W
Zip Code(s): 05701, 05702
Incorporated: 1892
Population (2010): 16,495
Elevation: 648 feet
Land Area: 7.64 miles
 
Town Clerk: 802-773-8901
(City Clerk: 802-773-1800)
Nicknames: Marble City
Major Hospitals: Rutland Regional Medical Center
Major Airports: Rutland Southern Vermont Regional Airport
Amtrak Stations: Rutland (RUD)
 
Colleges/Universities: a branch of the Community College of Vermont, College of St Joseph. Nearby: Green Mountain College (13.2 miles NE), Castleton State College (14.4 miles W)
 
Top Employers: Rutland Regional Medical Center, GE Aircraft Engines - Rutland Operation, Casella Waste Systems Inc, Green Mountain Power (formerly Central Vermont Public Service Corp), Carris Reels
 
Birthplace of: James E. Burke (born 1925), CEO of Johnson & Johnson; John Deere (1804-1886), blacksmith & founder of Deere & Company; Aaron Lewis (born 1972), lead singer of the band Staind; Dan Tyminski (born 1967), bluegrass composer, vocalist & instrumentalist; Jim Jeffords (born 1934), US senator; Robert Stafford (1913-2006), US congressman, senator & 71st Governor of Vermont; Suzy Chaffee (born 1946), Olympic skier & actress; Andrea Mead Lawrence (1932-2009), first American to win two gold Olympic skiing medals.
 

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Nearby Cities and Towns:

Region 7: Crossroads of Vermont | Rutland Town | Proctor (2.2 miles NW) | Pittsford (2.7 miles NW) | Mendon (2.2 miles NE) | Clarendon (2.2 miles S) | Shrewsbury (2.9 miles SE) | West Rutland (2.0 miles W)

Vermont Events in December


Surface Expressions 11/9/16 - 12/9/16

urface Expressions is an exhibition of current work by members of the Vermont chapter of the international Surface Design Association. Surface design is any process that gives structure, pattern or color to fiber & mixed materials–such as felting, spinning, paper making, weaving, knotting, netting, looping, stitching, cutting, piecing, dyeing, painting, printing & embellishing. Fiber artists are doing some of the most innovative work in the art world today, fearlessly exploring a variety of surface design techniques and fiber materials. Pieces in this show include both 2 and 3 dimensional forms by 14 artists. Those exhibiting in Surface Expressions include: Judy Dales, Rosalind Daniels, Linda Finkelstein, Elizabeth Fram, Marilyn Gillis, Eve Jacobs-Carnahan, Ruby Leslie, Marya Lowe, Almuth Palinkas, Kathryn Price, Janet Ressler, Leslie Roth, Sharon Webster and Betsy Wing. This exhibit is sponsored by Surface Design Association, Rutland Herald, and the Red Clover Inn.


VSO - Holiday Pops 2016 12/11/16 - 12/11/16

The Vermont Symphony Orchestra Chorus joins the VSO for a festive celebration of the season. In addition to excerpts from Messiah, traditional favorites, and a carol singalong, the program includes a marvelous piece by Sowah Mensah from Ghana that features African percussion. Nothing gets you in the mood for the holidays like joyful music, so make merry with your symphony orchestra this Christmas!


Animal Kingdom: Gingerbread Construction Contest 12/14/16 - 12/21/16

The Gingerbread Construction Contest submissions are open to the public. There is only one rule: All materials (with exception of the base) must be edible. Two prizes – People’s Choice and Best in Theme – are given out at the reception and holiday celebration on Friday, December 16 from 5 pm to 7 pm. This years theme is Animal Kingdom. Your imagination is the only limitation, whether it be Zootopia, Tarzan, Save the Rain Forrest or Fantastical Beasts, how you choose to highlight the animal kingdom is up to you! We accept both in theme and out of theme creations as long as they follow the edible rule. To enter your creation please fill out the below entry form. 2016-all-member-exhibit-submission-form 2016-annual-gingerbread-construction-competition-form


All Member Winter Exhibit 12/14/16 - 1/21/17

This is exhibit highlights the artwork of all our Chaffee Members and supports. This display of creativity exhibits with our with our annual community wide Gingerbread Construction Competition during the month of December. All our 2017 renewed and current Chaffee Members are eligible to exhibit. If you are interested in showing your work please download the below application, complete it and return it to the Chaffee Art Center by Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 3pm. 2016-all-member-exhibit-submission-form For more information on our Gingerbread Construction Competition please visit www.chaffeeartcenter.org/event/2016-gingerbread/.


Albany Berkshire Ballet: The Nutcracker 12/18/16 - 12/18/16

Celebrating its 42nd Anniversary Tour of The Nutcracker, The Albany Berkshire Ballet and dance students from area schools perform one of the world’s best-loved ballets, with Tchaikovsky’s soaring music. An annual favorite, the Albany Berkshire Ballet’s Nutcracker tells the story of a young girl, Clara, and the magical dream she has one Christmas Eve. The performance is based on the timeless tale by German storyteller E.T.A. Hoffman.


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