South Royalton, Vermont
|South Royalton, Vermont|
Location in Windsor County and the state of Vermont.
|• 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)|
|• Density||580/sq mi (220/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1459612|
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, 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. The Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial is located approximately 2 miles to the east. South Royalton is the town pictured in the opening credits of the WB television show Gilmore Girls.
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).
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): South Royalton CDP, Vermont". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved August 3, 2012.
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