Introduction to South Burlington, Vermont
South Burlington, Vermont is 120 miles N of Schenectady, New York and 180 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts. It is in Chittenden County. The city is part of the Burlington metro area. The population of South Burlington is 15,814.
South Burlington History
The area now known as South Burlington was initially granted as a part of the township of Burlington by New Hampshire in 1763. The town of Burlington was organized in 1785. The village of Burlington was chartered as a city in 1865. The remaining part of the area then became a separate town and was named South Burlington. South Burlington is home to the largest mall in the state, the University Mall.
South Burlington and nearby Attractions
- Rokeby Museum
- Little River State Park
- Clinton County Historical Museum
- Mount Philo State Park
- National Museum of the Morgan Horse
- Cumberland Bay State Park
Things To Do In South Burlington
The city of South Burlington is home to numerous shopping centers, including the Shelburne Road Plaza Shopping Center, the Dorset Square Mall Shopping Center and the Shelburne Bay Plaza Shopping Center. Nearby golf courses include the Williston Golf Course, the Willsboro Golf Club and the Kwiniaska Golf Club. Those interested in the area’s history should visit the Clinton County Historical Museum, the National Museum of the Morgan Horse and the Shelburne Museum.
South Burlington Transportation
Burlington International is the nearest major airport.
South Burlington Higher Education
Higher education can be pursued at Middlebury College, Dartmouth College and Norwich University.