Bristol is the second largest municipality in Addison County with about 3,900 residents. The town contains a picturesque village nestled at the base of Hogback Mountain above the New Haven River. The Green Mountains provide a stunning backdrop to the east and the Champlain Valley and Adirondacks are visible to the west. The town hosts a number of festivals and events, including the the longest-running parade in the State of Vermont on the 4th of July.


Bristol Town Plan

Bristol’s Town Plan was updated by the Planning Commission and Selectboard in 2020, and passed by voters on Town Meeting Day 2021. The plan documents can be found on the town’s Planning & Zoning webpage.

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Municipal Information

Bristol has a dedicated website where they provide news, updates, and announcements directly. Please visit the town website for the most up-to-date information regarding the community.

Facts & Figures

For Bristol demographics and other facts & figures, including population, housing, income and energy, please click here. For more information on the history of Bristol, please click here.

Community Contact

Sharon Lucia

Town Clerk

P.O. Box 249
Bristol, VT 05443

P: (802) 453-2410  ext. 5
F: 802-453-5188
E: [email protected]

Monday – Thursday: 8 am to 4:30 pm

Addison County

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