Grand Isle County, Vermont

related topics
{household, population, female}
{area, part, region}
{county, mile, population}
{law, state, case}
{line, north, south}
{government, party, election}
{country, population, people}
{town, population, incorporate}

Grand Isle County is a county located in the U.S. state of Vermont. It is the smallest county in the state by area. As of 2000, the population was 6,901. Its shire town is North Hero.[1]

Grand Isle County is part of the Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan Statistical Area.



According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 195 square miles (505.0 km2), of which 83 square miles (215.0 km2) is land and 112 square miles (290.1 km2) (57.56%) is water. By area, Grand Isle County is the smallest in the state. Four of its five towns (North Hero, South Hero, Grand Isle and Isle La Motte) are situated entirely on islands in Lake Champlain, while Alburgh is on a peninsula (known as the Alburgh Tongue) extending south into the lake from Quebec .

Adjacent counties


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 6,901 people, 2,761 households, and 1,954 families residing in the county. The population density was 84 people per square mile (32/km²). There were 4,663 housing units at an average density of 56 per square mile (22/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.41% White, 0.14% Black or African American, 0.87% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.03% from other races, and 1.28% from two or more races. 0.42% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 18.8% were of French, 14.6% French Canadian, 14.3% English, 10.6% American, 8.9% Irish and 7.4% German ancestry according to Census 2000. 95.0% spoke English and 3.8% French as their first language.

Full article ▸

related documents
Bladen County, North Carolina
Mohave County, Arizona
Washington County, New York
Davidson County, Tennessee
Beaver County, Oklahoma
Essex County, New York
Elbert County, Colorado
Rowan County, North Carolina
Franklin County, Vermont
Catron County, New Mexico
Dade County, Georgia
Ascension Parish, Louisiana
Lake County, Colorado
Jackson County, Georgia
Bent County, Colorado
Conejos County, Colorado
Woodward County, Oklahoma
Salina, New York
Washington County, Rhode Island
Gallatin County, Montana
Bernalillo County, New Mexico
Aroostook County, Maine
Randolph County, Illinois
Acadia Parish, Louisiana
Jefferson County, Texas
Toole County, Montana
Grand County, Colorado
Fremont County, Idaho
Hardin County, Texas
Muscogee County, Georgia