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Brattleboro is a town in Windham County.

The community was named after Col. William Brattle, an early landholder

The latitude of Brattleboro is 42.850N. The longitude is -72.558W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 633 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 12,005.


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Median household income
Local
$31,997
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Brattleboro demographic reports
Brattleboro is at the junction of the West and Connecticut rivers.
Former and merged names include:
· Brattleborough
Built on the site of Fort Dummer, a scouting post and a trading center erected in 1724.

Early businesses included reed-organ manufacturing and a water-cure spa.

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 20. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.7 per 1,000 people.
Local foods: maple syrup
Filming location for:
· 1999 movie, "The Cider House Rules"
Well-known residents have included:
· Rudyard Kipling, writer
· James Fisk, financier
Local festivals include:
  • Strolling of the Heifers - June 1-3, 2007
Dates often change. Check Brattleboro web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Fort Dummer State Park, Molly Stark State Park
Historic sites and museums: Brattleboro Museum & Art Center
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Brattleboro demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Windham 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 05301 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

8% of Brattleboro residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brattleboro ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brattleboro was $19,554, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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34% of Brattleboro residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Brattleboro include Brattleboro Downtown Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Brattleboro, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $478.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,073.


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Libraries in Brattleboro include Brooks Memorial ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Brattleboro include Brattleboro Reformer

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Traffic

The average commute time for Brattleboro workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Brattleboro between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Brattleboro include Best Inn Brattleboro, Colonial Motel & Spa, Econo Lodge, Holiday Inn Express, Motel 6, Quality Inn, Super 8.

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