Vermont Facts

Vermont Facts

Vermont is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States. Vermont is the 6th smallest in area and the 2nd least populous of the 50 United States. It is the only New England state not bordering the Atlantic Ocean. See the fact file below for more information about Vermont.

Capital
Montpelier

Became a State
March 4, 1791 (14th)

Location
New England region of United States

Area
9,620 sq. miles (45th)

Population
625,741 (49th)

Major Cities
Burlington, Montpelier, Newport, Rutland, Bennington, Brattleboro

Products
maple syrup, dairy farming, cheese, teddy bears, butter, micro breweries, ginseng, snowboards, chocolate, flour

Climate
continental moist climate, with warm, humid summers and cold winters

Yearly Precipitation
averages 34 inches

Professional Sports Teams
no professional sports teams

Major Waterways
West River, Otter River, Lake Champlain, Connecticut River

Most Famous Citizens
Calvin Coolidge(United States President)
Chester A. Arthur (United States President)
John Deere (inventor)
Stephen A. Douglas (politician)
Brigham Young (religious leader)

State Symbols
Bird – Hermit Thrush
Flower – Red Clover
Animal – Morgan Horse
Tree – Sugar Maple
Insect – Honeybee