Essex is the most populous town in the U.S. state of Vermont and the second most populous incorporated area in Chittenden County, Vermont and the entire state of Vermont, with the first (in both cases) being Burlington, Vermont at 42,452 according to a 2015 U.S. census estimate. Essex has an estimated population of 21,199 in 2016. The village of Essex Junction is located within the town, and that village is home to the state of Vermont's busiest Amtrak station and largest private employer, GlobalFoundries. Vermont Route 289 crosses the town from east to west.
* Description and images provided by
CC-BY-SA 3.0 license