VERMONT COUNTIES

County     Population Area (sq. mi.) Density Established  Shire
Addison County     35,974  770 47 Oct. 18, 1785 Middlebury
Bennington County      36,994 676 55 Mar. 17, 1778 Bennington
Manchester
Caledonia County     29,702 651 46 Nov. 5, 1792  Saint Johnsbury
Chittenden County     146,571 539 272  Oct. 22, 1787 Burlington
Essex County    6,459 665  10 Nov. 5, 1792  Guildhall
Franklin County     45,417 637  71 Nov. 5, 1792 St. Albans
Grand Isle County      6,901 83 83 Nov. 9, 1802  North Hero
Lamoille County      23,233 461 50 Oct. 26, 1835 Hyde Park
Orange County      28,226 689 41 Feb. 22, 1781 Chelsea
Orleans County      26,277 698 38 Nov. 5, 1792 Newport
Rutland County      63,400 933 68 Feb. 22, 1781 Rutland
Washington County     58,039 689 84  Nov. 1, 1810 
(as Jefferson)
Montpelier
Windham County      44,216 789 56 Feb. 22, 1781 Newfane
Windsor County      57,418 971 59 Feb. 22, 1781 Woodstock

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