About Vermont

Interesting facts about Vermont:

Capital City of Vermont: Montpelier

Vermont Statehood: March 4, 1791 (14th)

Population of Vermont: 596,000

Nickname for Vermont: Green Mountain State

Vermont’s Motto: Freedom and Unity

Origin of Vermont State Name: Based on “verts monts,” French for green mountains

Counties in Vermont: 14

Largest City in Vermont: Burlington

Vermont’s Border States: Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York

Vermont’s Land Area: 9,273 sq. mi., 43rd largest

Highest Point in Vermont: Mt. Mansfield, 4,393 ft.

Lowest Point in Vermont: Lake Champlain, 95 ft.

State Bird of Vermont: Hermit Thrush

State Flower of Vermont: Red Clover (trifolium pratense)

State Tree of Vermont: Sugar Maple (acer saccharum)

State Song of Vermont: Hail, Vermont

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