About Vermontville, MI.
Vermontville is in western Eaton County. It was settled in 1836 by Rev. Sylvester Cochrane, he was a circuit preacher from Vermont and organized a Congregational settlement from there to this area. It was organized as a village in 1871 and although it is a small agricultural community it is supported by the local businesses and small industry.
Vermontville is best known for its annual Maple Syrup Festival which is celebrated in the last weekend in April. While eating a plate of hot pancakes you can enjoy the historical atmosphere. The town is accented with many well-preserved Eastern American style buildings.
Vermontville’s population is 785 people and since 2000 has not seen any growth. The median home cost is $91,900 and due to the economy has not seen any appreciation. Compared to the rest of the country, Vermontville’s cost of living is 28.62% lower than the U.S. average. The median age is 33 years and the median household income is $41,090. Vermontville has one Elementary School, a middle School and a High School. The school district spends $5,118 per student and there are about 18 students per teacher.