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Pownal is a town in Bennington County, in the Bennington metro area.
The community was named for brothers Thomas Pownall, lieutenant governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony, and John Pownall, lieutenant governor of New Jersey and Massachusetts.
The latitude of Pownal is 42.765N. The longitude is -73.236W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,398 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,560.
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8% of Pownal residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pownal ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pownal was $17,669, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Pownal residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Pownal, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $431. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $882.
Libraries in Pownal include Solomon Wright Public ... View libraries
The average commute time for Pownal workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Pownal include Best Value Inn.
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