Vermont State Facts

Admission to Statehood: March 4, 1791 – 14th State

Area: 9615 sq. mi., 45th Land 9249 sq.mi., Water 366 sq. mi.

Population: 608,827

Largest City: Burlington, Essex, Rutland, Colchester, South Burlington, Bennington, Brattleboro, Hartford, Milton, Barre

Highest Point: Mt. Mansfield; 4,393 feet
Lowest Point: Lake Champlain; 95 feet, 28th

Nickname: Green Mountain State

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 top of the shield is a stag’s head.

Flower: Red Clover

Bird: Hermit Thrush

Song: These Green Mountains – Diane Martin – Composer, Rita Buglass – Arranger

Tree: Sugar Maple

Motto: Freedom and Unity


Agriculture: Dairy products, cattle, hay, apples, maple products.

Industry: Electronic equipment, fabricated metal products, printing and publishing, paper products, tourism

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