It is a town in Orleans County of the state of Vermont. The population is around 3,000. This town includes two villages, Barton and Orleans. About 31% of the town's population lives in the village of Orleans, and others in the village of Barton and outside villages. The town has a total area of about 44.9 square milesIt is a rocky area with calciferous mica schist as one of the major properties. the town.On the eastern side, there is an area covering an area of over several square miles, these rocks are a mixture of granite, protogine and syenite Ironis found in small quantitieswith some traces of gold. The highest peak is Barton Mountain. A number of rivers including the Barton, Willoughby, Lord Brook, Hogtrough Brook, May Pond Brook, Willoughby Brook, Annis Brook and Roaring Brook are found in this city. A well known industrial unit, Ethan Allen Manufacturing is located in this village of Orleans, employing more than 400 local workers. There is a nursing home with over 80 beds and it employs more than 75 people. It is equiped with two libraries, one in the Barton village and the other in Orleans.