According to growtheology, Hyde Park, Vermont is a small town located in the northern part of the state in Lamoille County. It is situated between the towns of Morrisville and Johnson, and is bordered by the Lamoille River to the north. Hyde Park has a population of 1,061 residents (as of 2019) and is home to several historic properties, including Hyde Park Village Green and Hyde Park Town Hall.
The town was first settled in 1796 by William Hyde and his family, who established a sawmill on the banks of the Lamoille River. The village was incorporated in 1802 and named after William’s father, John Hyde. Throughout its history, Hyde Park has been an agricultural community with several dairy farms located throughout the area. In addition to farming, many residents have found employment at local factories such as Austin Brothers Lumber Company or at a variety of small businesses located throughout town.
The village green is a popular spot for locals to gather for events such as farmers markets or summer concerts. The park features an old-fashioned bandstand that serves as a gathering place for concerts on summer nights. The bandstand was built in 1878 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
According to homethodology.com, Hyde Park Town Hall is another historic building that serves as an important gathering place for community meetings or events such as elections or town meetings. Built in 1848, it stands today as one of only two original brick town halls still standing in Vermont today.
The village also features several recreational opportunities including Crossett Brook Reservoir where visitors can enjoy fishing or swimming during warmer months; Snow Farm Winery which offers tours and tastings; and Elmore State Park which offers camping sites for visitors looking to explore nature or take part in outdoor activities such as hiking, biking or horseback riding trails that wind through the park’s lush forests and meadows.
In addition to its many recreational activities, Hyde Park also boasts a number of shops and restaurants where visitors can find unique gifts or sample some of Vermont’s famous locally produced foods like maple syrup or cheddar cheese curds from nearby farms.
With its rich history, beautiful scenery and friendly locals, it’s easy to see why so many people call this quaint little town home – making it one of Vermont’s most beloved destinations year-round.
Population: 2,847. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,092 (+8.6% change)
Males: 1,412 (49.6%), Females: 1,435 (50.4%)
Median resident age: 38.2 years
Median household income: $38,650
Median house value: $102,400
Races in Hyde Park:
- White Non-Hispanic (97.2%)
- American Indian (0.9%)
- Two or more races (0.8%)
- Hispanic (0.8%)
- Black (0.5%)
Ancestries: English (14.3%), Irish (10.3%), French (10.0%), United States (8.7%), French Canadian (8.3%), German (6.4%).
Elevation: 668 feet
Land area: 1.2 square miles
For population 25 years and over in Hyde Park
- High school or higher: 83.2%
- Bachelor’s degree or higher: 26.5%
- Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
- Unemployed: 6.1%
- Mean travel time to work: 25.7 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Hyde Park town
- Never married: 24.7%
- Now married: 55.7%
- Separated: 1.9%
- Widowed: 7.3%
- Divorced: 10.5%
1.4% Foreign born
Population change in the 1990s: +439 (+18.2%).
Hospitals/medical centers near Hyde Park:
- COPLEY HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; MORRISVILLE, VT)
- VERMONT STATE HOSP DISTINCT PART UNIT (about 21 miles; WATERBURY, VT)
- CENTRAL VERMONT HOSPITAL (about 29 miles; BARRE, VT)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hyde Park:
- BURLINGTON INTL (about 39 miles; BURLINGTON, VT; Abbreviation: BTV)
- CLINTON CO (about 63 miles; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Abbreviation: PLB)
- RUTLAND STATE (about 78 miles; RUTLAND, VT; Abbreviation: RUT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hyde Park:
- MORRISVILLE-STOWE STATE (about 5 miles; MORRISVILLE, VT; Abbreviation: MVL)
- EDWARD F KNAPP STATE (about 28 miles; BARRE/MONTPELIER, VT; Abbreviation: MPV)
- NEWPORT STATE (about 34 miles; NEWPORT, VT; Abbreviation: EFK)
Colleges and Universities
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hyde Park:
- NORWICH UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; NORTHFIELD, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,585)
- UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT AND STATE AGRICULTURAL COLL (about 34 miles; BURLINGTON, VT; Full-time enrollment: 8,852)
- SAINT MICHAELS COLLEGE (about 39 miles; COLCHESTER, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
- MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE (about 56 miles; MIDDLEBURY, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,265)
- SUNY COLLEGE AT PLATTSBURGH (about 60 miles; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,601)
- DARTMOUTH COLLEGE (about 66 miles; HANOVER, NH; Full-time enrollment: 5,309)
- PLYMOUTH STATE COLLEGE (about 89 miles; PLYMOUTH, NH; Full-time enrollment: 3,542)
Public high schools in Hyde Park:
- LAMOILLE UHSD #18 (Students: 913; Location: 736 VT ROUTE 15 WEST; Grades: 07 – 12)
- LAMOILLE AREA VOC CENTER (Location: RTE 15 WEST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Hyde Park:
- HYDE PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 229; Location: 50 EAST MAIN STREET; Grades: PK – 06)
- LAMOILLE NORTH S.U. (Location: 95 CRICKET HILL RD; Grades: PK – 12)
Library in Hyde Park:
- LANPHER MEMORIAL (Operating income: $35,282; Location: P.O. BOX 196, 141 MAIN ST.; 9,539 books; 205 audio materials; 154 video materials; 25 serial subscriptions)