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Waitsfield is a town in Washington County, Vermont, United States. The population was 1,719 at the 2010 census. It was created by Vermont charter on February 25, 1782. It was granted to militia Generals Benjamin Wait and Roger Enos and others, and named for Wait.GeographyAccording to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 69.7sqkm, of which 69.2sqkm is land and 0.5sqkm, or 0.68%, is water.Waitsfield is located in the valley of the Mad River, between the main range of the Green Mountains to the west and the Northfield Mountains to the east. Vermont Route 100 runs through the valley, connecting Waterbury to the north with Warren and Rochester to the south. Vermont Route 17 leaves Route 100 to the west, heading over the Green Mountains past the Mad River Glen ski area, eventually reaching Bristol.The primary villages in town are Waitsfield and Irasville, both along Route 100. Waitsfield Common is near the geographic center of the town.When using our United States visit planning site, you're building your holiday based on your own interests, visitor reviews, and the informed opinions of our well-traveled writers.
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