Milton is a suburb in Chittenden County, Vermont, United States. The population was 10,352 at the 2010 census. According to local legend, the town was named for the English poet John Milton, but the name most likely originated from William FitzWilliam, 4th Earl FitzWilliam, who held the title Viscount Milton and was a supporter of independence for the colonies during the American Revolution.
Milton has a municipal building, school system, library, police force, fire department, rescue squad, several churches, as well as civic and social organizations.
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