Jericho Vermont is a small town with an active village green and charming country store located between Essex and Underhill, in the scenic foothills of Mount Mansfield. With a year-round population of approximately 5,000, Jericho offers easy access to many of the outdoor activities found in Underhill, but with easy access to the Interstate and other state highways. (View Map)
People love to purchase real estate in Jericho Vermont because of the excellent school system, the small village atmosphere, and the easy commute to Burlington, Essex, Williston, or Waterbury. Jericho has two K-4 elementary schools, one grades 5-8 middle school, and is home to the area’s high school. The Chittenden East School District includes the towns of Underhill, Jericho, Richmond, Bolton, and Huntington.
From Wikipedia: The town of Jericho contains four distinct village areas. The historic Old Red Mill stands impressively in Jericho Corners village area on Route 15, an area that extends from the Browns River crossing near Joe’s Snack Bar eastward to the post office and the Jericho Elementary School. Jericho Center, on Browns Trace Road, is home to several historic buildings, churches, and Jericho Center Country Store, Vermont’s oldest continuously running general store. Next, half of the Underhill Flats area on Route 15 actually sits in Jericho.
This area features the multi-use Mills Riverside Park and two general stores (Jolly & Jacob’s). Underhill Center has two equally outstanding general stores as well as the huge St.Thomas Catholic Church, a small postal office, and access to Underhill State Park, which is a gateway to world-class hiking, snowshoeing, biking, and many other outdoor activities. Furthermore, Jericho is home to the Chittenden East Wolverines of the Northern Vermont Youth Football League and one of Vermont’s oldest and largest Boy Scout Troops, Troop 627 as well as very active Cub Scout Pack, Pack 621.