Vermont, US

Vermont: State of the United States of America


Vermont is a state located in the New England region of the northeastern United States. It is bordered by Massachusetts to the south, New Hampshire to the east, New York to the west, and the Canadian province of Quebec to the north. Vermont is the only state in New England that does not border the Atlantic Ocean.

Some key facts about Vermont:

  • Capital: Montpelier
  • Population: Around 624,000 (2nd least populous state)
  • Area: 9,616 square miles (45th largest state)
  • Nickname: The Green Mountain State

Vermont has a long history. The first European explorers arrived in the early 1600s. Vermont was an independent republic from 1777 to 1791 before becoming the 14th state admitted to the Union.

Vermont is known for its natural beauty and rural character. Much of the state is forested and mountainous, including the Green Mountains which run north-south through the center of the state. Outdoor recreation like skiing, hiking, and camping are popular activities.

Vermont also has a distinctive culture and way of life. Small towns, dairy farms, maple syrup production, and covered bridges are iconic parts of the Vermont landscape. Politically, Vermont is considered a very liberal state.

Some of Vermont's main industries include dairy farming, maple syrup, tourism, and manufacturing. IBM is one of the state's largest private employers. The largest city is Burlington, home to the University of Vermont.

In summary, Vermont is a unique U.S. state with a small population, rural character, progressive values, and stunning natural scenery. The Green Mountains, independent spirit, and iconic small towns make Vermont a distinctive place to live and visit.

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Location of Vermont

Quick Facts about Vermont

Population : 623,347
Country : United States of America
Head of government : Governor of Vermont
Area : 24923 km2
Water as percent of area : 4.16%
Land as percent of area : 95.84%
Legislative body : Vermont General Assembly
Named for : Green Mountains
Altitude : 1,001 feet / 305 meters
Capital : Montpelier
Establishment : March 03, 1791 (233 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York, Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 14:23:12 (14th April 2024)
Congregational Church  East Brookfield VT image
Congregational Church East Brookfield VT
Congregational Church  East Brookfield VT image


Vermont is located at 44°0'1"N 72°44'59"W (44.0003400, -72.7498300). It has 4 neighbors: New Hampshire, New York, Quebec and Massachusetts.

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The largest city of Vermont is Burlington with a population of 42,899. Other cities include, South Burlington population 19,578, Barre population 7,741, Winooski population 7,527 and Montpelier population 7,328. See all Vermont cities & populated places.

Largest Cities in Vermont (more)

Cities, Towns, Villages, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Vermont.

City Name Title County Population
Burlington The capital of Vermont. Chittenden 42,899
South Burlington City in Chittenden County, Vermont, USA Chittenden 19,578
Colchester Town in Chittenden County, Vermont, United States Chittenden 17,102
Bennington Town in Vermont, United States Bennington 14,897
Brattleboro Town in Windham County, Vermont, United States Windham 11,257
Milton Town in Vermont, United States Chittenden 10,907
Essex Junction Village located within Essex, Chittenden County, Vermont Chittenden 10,793
Williston Town in Vermont, United States Chittenden 10,263
Hartford Town in Windsor County, Vermont Windsor 9,566
Springfield Town in Vermont, United States Windsor 8,875
Barre City in Washington County, Vermont, U. Washington 7,741
Shelburne Town in Vermont Chittenden 7,649
Winooski City in Chittenden County, Vermont, United States Chittenden 7,527
Montpelier Capital of Vermont, United States and seat of Washington County Washington 7,328
Saint Johnsbury Town in Vermont, United States Caledonia 7,070
Middlebury (village) Town in and the shire town of Addison County, Vermont, United States Addison 6,588

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Vermont has 4 neighbours.

  • Orange County
  • Orleans County
  • Windsor County
  • Lamoille County
  • Addison County
  • Essex County
  • Bennington County
  • Caledonia County
  • Grand Isle County
  • Washington County
  • Windham County
  • Chittenden County
  • Franklin County
  • Rutland County


Year Population % Change Method
1910 355,956 - census
1920 352,428 -1% census
1930 359,611 2% census
1940 359,231 -0.11% census
1950 377,747 4.9% census
1960 389,881 3.11% census
1970 444,330 12.25% census
1980 511,456 13.12% census
1990 562,758 9.12% census
2000 608,827 7.57% census
2010 625,741 2.7% census
2011 627,049 0.21% estimation process
2012 626,090 -0.15% estimation process
2013 626,210 0.02% estimation process
2014 625,214 -0.16% estimation process
2015 625,216 0% estimation process
2016 623,657 -0.25% estimation process
2017 624,344 0.11% estimation process
2018 624,358 0% estimation process
2019 623,989 -0.06% estimation process
2020 623,347 -0.1% estimation process

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People born in Vermont (80)

People born in Vermont, including physician Caroline Burghardt, United States explorer and author Thomas J. Farnham, artist Margaret Foley, .


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Vermont Counties

Chittenden County
Chittenden County

Chittenden County, county in Vermont, United States

Washington County
Washington County

Washington County, county in Vermont, United States

Rutland County
Rutland County

Rutland County, county in Vermont, United States

County Name Population
Chittenden County 164,306
Washington County 58,328
Rutland County 57,764
Windsor County 54,988
Franklin County 49,685
Windham County 42,015
Addison County 36,851
Bennington County 35,338
Caledonia County 29,705
Orange County 28,837
Orleans County 26,897
Lamoille County 25,341
Grand Isle County 7,169
Essex County 6,123

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