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Downtown Visitor Center

Better Bennington Corporation
215 South Street
Bennington, VT 05201
 

T: (802) 442-5758
E: visit@betterbennington.com

Town of Bennington
Office of Community Development

Town Office Building
205 South Street

P.O. Box 469
Bennington, VT 05201

 

T: (802) 445-1330
E: visit@vermontbeginshere.com

About Us

VermontBeginsHere.com is the official tourism marketing site of the Town of Bennington. We in the Bennington community know that our town and surrounding landscape is a truly special place. We hope this site and its corresponding promotional efforts will help others discover what we already know to be true: VermontBeginsHere.

The Town of Bennington is tucked into the Southwest corner of Vermont in the Green Mountains. Just over 3 hours north of NYC and 3 hours northwest of Boston, Bennington is perched perfectly for a weekend getaway or for that second home in Vermont.

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Bennington Facts:

Population15,764 (2010 census)
Area42.5 Square miles
FounderBenning Wentworth
Chartered1749 (first town in Vermont)
Average TempWinter:14° to 40° F; Summer: 59° to 79° F
Average Precipitation40.7 inches
Median Family income$51,489
Annual Municipal Budget$13,472,510 (FY 2019)
Municipal Tax Rate$1.01 per $100
Education Tax Rate$1.01 per $100
Police DepartmentFull-time
EMSFull-time
Public RadioWBTN
Public Television StationCAT-TV
Paper of RecordBennington Banner