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Winooski
Chittenden County, Vermont

ZipCodes
05404

Motto
"The Onion City"
"The Mill City"



Page Contents for Winooski, Vermont

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

Government

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Vermont state capital is Montpelier.
The population of Winooski is approximately 6,561 2000, 7267 2010.
The approximate number of families is 2,926 1990, 3197 2010.
The amount of land area in Winooski is 3.824 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.175 sq kilometers.
The distance from Winooski to Washington DC is 439 miles.
The distance to the Vermont state capital is 36 miles. (as the crow flies)
Winooski is positioned 44.49 degrees north of the equator and 73.18 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

in northwestern Vermont. Just northeast of Burlington.
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History & History Related Items

Winooski was founded by Ira Allen and Remember Baker in 1787. The pioneers were lured to the area by the prospect of great waterpower from the river's lower falls. It was known as the "Mill City". Winooski was named from the Abenaki meaning of the word "Winooski," literally translated to "onion."

Winooski became a city on March 7, 1922

Here is a history page for Winooski.
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Winooski City Government

City of Winooski
27 West Allen Street
Winooski, Vermont 05404

Winooski has a Mayor/City Council form of government



Winooski Police Department
homepage
27 West Allen Street
Winooski, Vermont 05404
e-mail: winooskipolice@surfglobal.net

Winooski Libraries

Winooski Memorial Library
19 East Spring Street
Winooski, Vermont 05404
Phone: 802 655-6424
Fax: 655-6414

Winooski Schools

Winooski School District Winooski

Miscellany

The population of Winooski was:
1940 - 6,036
1950 - 6,722
1960 - 7,420
1970 - 7,903
1980 - 6,318
1990 - 6,649
2000 - 6,561

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