Vermont (VT)

Quick Facts

Capital City: Montpelier

Abbreviation:  VT

Population (2019):  626,630; Rank: 49 of 50 | Population Quick Facts

Region:   Northeast

Admission to Statehood:  March 4, 1791 (14th State)

State Motto: Freedom and Unity and Stella quarta decima fulgeat

State Nickname:  Green Mountain State

Origin of State Name:  Based on the French verts monts, meaning “green mountains”

Area Codes:  802

Zip Codes:   Vermont Zip Codes



State Symbols

Bird:  Hermit Thrush | List of State Birds

Flag:  The picture on a deep blue field is a scene painting. You see a tall pine tree, a cow and sheaves of wheat. The Green Mountains are in the distance. Pine boughs extend around a shield. The name “Vermont” and the state motto “Freedom and Unity” are displayed on a crimson banner. At the the top of the shield is a stag’s head. Get this Flag

Flower:  Red Clover (Trifolium pratense) | Other State Flowers

Soil:  Tunbridge


Tree:  Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum) | Other State Trees

Quarter: Maple trees with sap buckets, Camel’s Hump Mountain. Vermont Quarter | List of State Quarters





Vermont on a map



  • Area: 9,615 sq.mi (24,903, 45th
  • Land: 9,249 sq.mi. (23,955, 43rd
  • Water: 366 sq.mi. (948, 47th

Largest Cities:  Burlington | South Burlington | Rutland | Essex Junction | Barre | Montpelier | Winooski | St. Albans | Newport | Bellows Falls

Border States:   Massachusetts | New Hampshire | New York | List of US Regions

Highest Point:  Mt. Mansfield ; 4,393 feet, (1,339 m.) 26th tallest

Lowest Point:  Vermont; 95 feet, 27th lowest

Geographic Center: Washington, 3 miles east of Roxbury

National Parks:
Appalachian National Scenic Trail
Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park



State Government

Governor:  Phil Scott (R)

Senators: Bernie Sanders (I)  Patrick Leahy (D)

Representatives:  House Senate

Constitution: Vermont’s Constitution , 14th State

Electoral College Votes:  3 Votes



  • Economy:
    • Agriculture: Dairy products, cattle, hay, apples, maple products.
    • Industry: Electronic equipment, fabricated metal products, printing and publishing, paper products, tourism.
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