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"Granite Capital of the World"
Barre is a city in Washington County.
The community was named for Barre, MA
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Vermont named Barre. For links to other places called Barre, VT, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Barre is 44.196N. The longitude is -72.502W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 636 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,166.
The area is still one of the nation's largest producers of granite gravestones. Among the famous who lie beneath Barre headstones: John D. Rockefeller and Harry Truman.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Barre demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 05641 ZIP code.
5% of Barre residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Barre ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Barre was $18,724, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Barre residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Barre include Barre Downtown Historic District, Currier Park Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Barre, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $400. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $912.
Libraries in Barre include Aldrich Public, Aldrich Public - East Barre Branch ... View libraries
Newspapers in Barre include Barre-Montpelier Times Argus
The average commute time for Barre workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Barre include Days Inn.
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