The City of Winooski, Vermont (established on March 7, 1922) is located in Northwest Vermont, just across the Winooski River from Burlington, in Chittenden County. Winooski’s 1.43 square miles is home to roughly 7,300 residents, the Winooski River, and a revitalized downtown area featuring shops, restaurants, and night life. (View Map)
Winooski, Vermont is proud to be a designated Refugee Resettlement community, serving as a home to many diverse newcomers to the United States. As the most racially diverse community in Vermont, with over 30 languages spoken by residents, the community offers a cultural richness not available in many other places in the state.
The word “winooski” comes from the language of the Abenaki tribe, and means “this is where the wild onions grow”.