South Royalton, Vermont

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South Royalton, Vermont
Census-designated place
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Location in Windsor County and the state of Vermont.
Location in Windsor County and the state of Vermont.
Coordinates: 43°49′13″N 72°31′16″W / 43.82028°N 72.52111°W / 43.82028; -72.52111Coordinates: 43°49′13″N 72°31′16″W / 43.82028°N 72.52111°W / 43.82028; -72.52111
Country United States
State Vermont
County Windsor
Area
 • Total 1.2 sq mi (3.1 km2)
 • Land 1.1 sq mi (2.9 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 490 ft (150 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 694
 • Density 580/sq mi (220/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 05068
Area code(s) 802
FIPS code 50-68050[1]
GNIS feature ID 1459612[2]

South Royalton is a census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Royalton, Windsor County, Vermont, United States. With a population at the 2010 census of 694,[3] South Royalton is the largest village in the town. It is the home to Vermont Law School. The central portion of the village is a historic district, listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the South Royalton Historic District. South Royalton is the town pictured in the opening credits of the WB televison show Gilmore Girls.

Geography[edit]

South Royalton is located in northern Windsor County along the White River. Vermont Route 14 runs along the north side of the river, just outside the CDP limits, leading southeast to White River Junction and northwest to Barre. Vermont Route 110 leads north from South Royalton into Tunbridge. Interstate 89 passes to the west of the village but does not serve it with a direct exit. Access to South Royalton is either from Exit 2 (at Sharon) or Exit 3 (at North Royalton).

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