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Vermont Facts

  • U.S. State Name: Vermont
  • U.S. State Abbreviation: VT
  • U.S. Region: Northeastern United States
  • Admission to the Union: March 4th, 1791
  • Total Area: 9,616 sq. mi.
  • Total Population: (2020 USCB)
  • Capital City: Montpelier, VT
  • Largest City: Burlington, VT

33 Vermont Facts

  1. Vermont is one of the 50 states of the United States of America.
  2. Vermont was the 14th state to join the United States on March 4, 1791.
  3. Vermont is in the northeastern region of the United States.
  4. Vermont is the 45th largest U.S. state, covering a total of 9,616.36 square miles or 0.25% of the total area of the United States.
  5. Vermont's 9,616.36 square miles is 95.84% land and 4.16% surface water.
  6. Vermont is ranked 45th with the most land area in the United States, with 9,216.66 square miles of land area.
  7. Vermont is ranked 46th with the most water area in the United States, with 399.71 square miles of water area.
  8. Vermont is the 49th most populated U.S. state with a population of 643,077 or 0.19% of the total population of the United States.
  9. The state capital of Vermont is the city of Montpelier.
  10. Vermont is divided into 14 counties statewide.
  11. Chittenden County is the most populated county in Vermont
  12. The most populated city in Vermont is Burlington with an estimated 42,899 residents.
  13. The five most populated city in Vermont are Burlington, South Burlington, Rutland, Hartford and Montpelier.
  14. A native or resident Vermont is called a Vermonter.
  15. Vermont's average elevation statewide is 1,000 feet.
  16. Vermont's highest elevation point is Kings Peak at 13,534 feet.
  17. Vermont's lowest elevation point is the Lake Champlain at 95 feet.
  18. Vermont is all in the Eastern Time Zone (ET).
  19. The two letter abbreviation for Vermont is VT.
  20. The ISO 3166 code for Vermont is US-VT.
  21. Vermont is called the Green Mountain State.
  22. The estimated median household income in Vermont is $63,001.
  23. Vermont is the 21st most expensive U.S. state to buy a home with an estimated median home price of $254,234.
  24. Vermont is ranked 10th on the cost of living index out of all 50 U.S. states.
  25. Vermont has the 3rd oldest population in the United States with a median age of 43.
  26. Vermont's average temperature is 43.74°F making it the 45th warmest state in the United States.
  27. Vermont on average has 42.58 inches of precipitation per year, making it the 25th wettest U.S. state.
  28. The hottest temperature ever recorded in Vermont was 105 °F on Tuesday, July 4, 1911, in Vernon, VT.
  29. The coldest temperature ever recorded in Vermont was -50 °F on Saturday, December 30, 1933, in Bloomfield, VT.
  30. Vermont's official state mottos are "Freedom and Unity" and "Stella quarta decima fulgeat" (Latin: May the 14th star shine bright).
  31. Vermont's official state bird is the Hermit thrush (Catharus guttatus).
  32. Vermont's official state tree is the Sugar Maple (Catharus guttatus).
  33. Vermont's official state flower is the Red Clover (Trifolium pratense).

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Vermont on a Map of the United States of America

The state of Vermont and its regional area on a Map of the United States of America.

The Official State Flag of Vermont

The official state flag of Vermont waving in the wind on a flag pole.

The Official State Seal of Vermont

The official state seal of Vermont that is used by the state's government.

Montpelier the state capital of Vermont

Montpelier the capital city of Vermont.

Burlington, Vermont, United States

Burlington, Vermont, United States of America.

Quechee Gorge Little Grand Canyon

Quechee Gorge Little Grand Canyon

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