Essex, Vermont is located in the “Lake Champlain Valley” region of the state, just east of Burlington, and minutes away from the University of Vermont and the Burlington International Airport. By population, Essex is the largest town in Vermont (18,626 people) and the second-largest municipality (after Burlington). View Map
Nestled between the Green Mountains and Lake Champlain, Essex (inclusive of the Village of Essex Junction) features a landscape both bucolic and urban. Walkable neighborhoods are surrounded by trail-laced open spaces. Residents work at a diverse array of local companies and global icons. Essex is home to IBM, one of the world’s largest producers of semiconductor technology.
Essex schools are part of the Chittenden Central Supervisory Union (CCSU).