Vergennes Town Info
Vergennes is located on Otter Creek, the historic gateway to Lake Champlain, which was the earliest avenue of commerce in the State of Vermont. Vergennes also offers a wide variety of housing, from the unique architectural styles dating back to the early 1800’s to the modest suburban developments. With a population of 2,700, Vergennes is home to one of the largest employers in Addison County, B.F. Goodrich Aerospace.
Originally the home of Vermont’s largest shipyards, Vergennes has traditionally been oriented toward Lake Champlain, first as a source of commerce and, more recently, for recreational facilities. Vergennes and the surrounding towns of northern Addison County offer easy access to the greater Burlington area and its more metropolitan influences.
Generally the larger, more gracious homes are available for prices ranging from $250,000 to $600,000+ with square footage varying from 1,800 to 3,000. More modest housing is available from $120,000 to $175,000 with square footage from 1,000 to 1,600. Vergennes also offers condominium units with prices from $199,000-$220,000. In 2009 there were 18 residential sales in the MLS with an average sale price of $184,444.