Fletcher, Vermont

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Fletcher, Vermont
Nondenominational Church and Meeting House
Nondenominational Church and Meeting House
Fletcher, Vermont
Fletcher, Vermont
Coordinates: 44°42′18″N 72°54′6″W / 44.70500°N 72.90167°W / 44.70500; -72.90167Coordinates: 44°42′18″N 72°54′6″W / 44.70500°N 72.90167°W / 44.70500; -72.90167
Country United States
State Vermont
County Franklin
 • Total 38.0 sq mi (98.4 km2)
 • Land 37.8 sq mi (98.0 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation 896 ft (273 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,179
 • Density 31.2/sq mi (12.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 05444
Area code(s) 802
FIPS code 50-26500[1]
GNIS feature ID 1462099[2]

Fletcher is a town in Franklin County, Vermont, United States. The population was 1,179 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 38.0 square miles (98.4 km2), of which, 37.8 square miles (98.0 km2) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.4 km2) of it (0.42%) is water.

Fletcher contains a large pond called Metcalf Pond.

Within Fletcher is a small village known as Binghamville in which has the Binghamville United Methodist Church and Fletcher General Store within it.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,179 people, 428 households, and 324 families residing in the town. The population density was 31.2 people per square mile (12.0/km2). There were 510 housing units at an average density of 13.5 per square mile (5.2/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.78% White, 0.76% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 0.34% from other races, and 1.78% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.34% of the population.

There were 428 households out of which 42.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.4% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.1% were non-families. 18.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the town the population was spread out with 28.7% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 33.2% from 25 to 44, 24.8% from 45 to 64, and 5.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 113.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $46,146, and the median income for a family was $49,375. Males had a median income of $34,583 versus $20,391 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,498. About 4.0% of families and 6.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.3% of those under age 18 and 11.6% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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