The Town of Lyndon was founded in 1780. It is located in Caledonia County, within the beautiful region of Vermont called the Northeast Kingdom. Lyndon is six miles square(36 square miles) in area and has a population of 5,981 residents (2010 census). It is recognized as the "Covered Bridge Capital of Vermont's Northeast Kingdom". Lyndonis surrounded by some of Vermont's most gorgeous natural beauty. This New England community is home to Lyndon Institute and Lyndon State College, and is nearby to the Burke Mountain Ski Area.