Wallingford is located in Rutland County in western Vermont, in the Otter Creek Valley along Route 7. It lies between the Taconic and Green Mountain ranges, 22 miles north of Manchester and 10 miles south of Rutland.
Founded in 1761, Wallingford's area is 43 square miles and its population is 2,274, according to the 2000 U.S. Census.
Wallingford is divided into three distinct villages. Each typifies a small New England town with colonial, federal and Victorian homes, antique shops, white steepled churches, inns, small country stores and gift shops. Wallingford offers a great opportunity for the Vermont visitor to experience the small town atmosphere, whether it is for an hour's walk or an extended visit.
White Rocks Recreation Area offers picnic areas and hiking trails.
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05/16 Coming to The area
Taste of the Valley Plymouth NH March21 Experience all of your favorite local flavors. Several restaurants from the region will be there hoping to win your vote in the "Best in Show" competition.
Green Mountain Film Festival Montpelier VT March22-31 Culture reigns at the Green Mountain Film Festival, featuring powerful programming on a wide range of subjects, interesting and often unexpected guests, and a convivial atmosphere.
New England Folk Festival Mansfield MA April19-21 A fabulous blend of dance, music, crafts, and food from many lands.
Spring Plant Sale Westford NH April27 The Middlesex Conservation District will be holding its annual Spring Plant Sale at the 4H Fairgrounds.
Vermont Maple Festival St Albans VT April26-28 Pancake breakfast and maple buffet, the annual “Sap Run” race, exhibits and sugarhouse tours, antiques, crafts, cooking demonstrations, youth talent, fiddlers’ shows, and a Grand Parade featuring teen “Maple Ambassadors.”
Lethal Beauty: Samurai Weapons and Armor Manchester NH March17-May5 A display at the Currier Museum of Art shows the striking duality of deadly weaponry and artistic beauty from the Samurai culture of centuries past.