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Vevay is a town in Switzerland County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for a commune in Switzerland.
The latitude of Vevay is 38.747N. The longitude is -85.067W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 482 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,670.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Vevay demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Switzerland 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 47043 ZIP code.
17% of Vevay residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Vevay ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Vevay was $15,477, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Vevay residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Vevay include Vevay Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Vevay, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $298. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $643.
Libraries in Vevay include Switzerland County Public Library ... View libraries
Switzerland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Vevay political report.
The average commute time for Vevay workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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