Seeing Vermont: 10 photos of Canaan, a small town of less than 1,000 people that borders New Hampshire and Canada

Each week, Seeing Vermont will take you to a different Vermont town, showcasing its scenery, buildings and people.



This week’s location: Canaan

Where it’s located: Canaan, Vermont is as Northeast Kingdom as you can get, nestled in one of the state’s four corners and bordering New Hampshire and Canada. Located in Essex County, it is about 90 miles directly from Burlington but about 125 miles away via roadways.

About the town: Founded in 1782, Canaan had 972 residents counted in the 2010 census — up from just 637 who lived there in 1880. The town is 33.4 square miles and sits 1,355 feet above sea level.

Here are a handful of photos of Canaan you might enjoy:


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