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Vermont

Welcome to Vermont and a brief overview of The Green Mountain State.

One of the six New England States, Vermont is located in the northeast corner of the 48 "conterminous" states. It's bordered by Canada on the north and Massachusetts on the south. Vermont is bordered by New Hampshire on the east and New York on the west.

Vermont's eastern border with New Hampshire is formed by the Connecticut River.

Vermont among the states

  • Statehood: March 4, 1791 (14th state)
  • Abbreviation: Vt. (traditional), VT (postal)
  • Capital: Montpelier.
  • Size: 9,614 square miles, includes inland water (43rd)
  • Coastline: None.
  • Motto: Freedom and Unity.
  • State bird: Hermit thrush (Catharus guttatus) adopted 1941.
  • State flower: Red clover (Trifolium pratense) adopted 1894.
  • State song: "These Green Mountains", words and music by Diane Martin, adopted 1999.
  • State tree: Sugar maple (Acer saccharum) adopted 1949.


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