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Rutland, Vermont 05701

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Rutland VTSouth Central Vermont community RutlandThe City of Rutland in central Vermont is located near the Green Mountains on Otter Creek. Rutland was settled in 1770 and incorporated as a city in 1892. Rutland is Vermont’s second fastest growing city. Rutland Vermont is a commercial and manufacturing center in a major year-round resort area. Downtown Rutland has many shops, boutiques, restaurants and auto dealers. Vermont’s famous Killington Mountain Ski Resort and Pico Ski Area are just minutes away – take Route 4 East towards Woodstock.

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Best Western Inn & Suites, 5 Best Western Place, Rutland, VT 05701 | 800-780-7234
For spacious comfort in the heart of Vermont's picturesque Green Mountains, visit the Best Western Inn & Suites located in the Rutland / Killington area. Situated near charming antique shops, famous covered bridges, historic museums, and Killington - Pico skiing and golfing. Daily complimentary continental breakfast of hot waffles, fresh fruits, sweet pastries and a selection of yogurt and cereal finished with bottomless Green Mountain Coffee®. Free wifi and an outdoor heated pool.
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Rutland VT History

Marble quarrying began in the region in the early 18th century. Rutland also manufactures medical equipment, textile goods, electrical supplies, paper products, machinery, aircraft accessories, iron castings and printed materials.

There is a busy downtown area that features excellent shopping, dining, and entertainment options. Rutland is the home of The College of Saint Joseph, the Vermont State Fair, The Rutland Herald daily newspaper, The Rutland Shopper weekly newspaper, the monthly Rutland Business Journal, and the Rutland State Airport.

What is Rutland’s connection to Yellowstone National Park? After the Civil War, Rutland born artist and photographer, William Henry Jackson accompanied a survey team to Wyoming, capturing what is now known as Yellowstone National Park. Many credit Jackson’s photos for being instrumental in Yellowstone’s designation as America’s first national park.  To share any Rutland, VT information, contact us. Learn more about advertising in VTLiving.

Chartered: 1892
County: Rutland
Rutland, VT Population:
2010: 16,495

GPS Coordinates:
Latitude: 43.3632
Longitude: -72.5847

Rutland, VT Local Information
Rutland Town Offices: 802-773-1801


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