Vermont is situated in the New England area of the northeastern part of the United States of America with the postal abbreviation VT. It is the only state of the New England area that is not surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean. The state is surrounded by New Hampshire in the east, New York on the west, Quebec province of Canada in the north and Massachusetts in the south. It is the second least crowded and the sixth smallest land area state among the 50 states in the United States.
The state of Vermont was at first occupied by two main Native American ethnic groups. Much of the land that is currently Vermont was occupied by France at the beginning of its colonial era. France surrendered the colony to the Great Britain Kingdom subsequent to being beaten in the 1763 Indian and French War. For several years, the neighboring colonies, particularly New York and New Hampshire, quarreled for the control of the region.
Colonists who detained land titles approved by these settlements were contested, which finally succeeded in forming a self-governing state called the Vermont Republic. Established in the year 1777 during the period of the Revolutionary War, the Vermont Republic survived for fourteen years.
Vermont was the 14th state admitted to the union on the 4th of March 1791. The total land area of Vermont is 9,616 square miles, which offers the state a rank of 45 out of the available 50 states in the country. In addition, water surface occupies 400 square miles of the total area of the state within its boundaries. There are 14 counties in Vermont among which the Lamoille County was the most recent county formed in the state, in the year 1835.
Consistent with 2010 United States Census information, the population of Vermont was 608,827. Among the counties of the Vermont State, the most populous county is the Chittenden County with the population of 156,545, and the Essex County is ranked as the least populous county with the population of 6,306.
As of 2010, there are three State Electoral Votes in Vermont. The State Quarter issue Date of Vermont is August 6, 2001. The state motto of Vermont is “Freedom and unity“.
Green Mountain State is the nickname of the state of Vermont. The name of the state bird of Vermont is the Hermit Thrush. Sugar Maple is the state tree of Vermont, and the Red Clover is the state flower. Montpelier City is the state capital of Vermont. The Burlington City is the biggest of all cities in Vermont by population, and the South Burlington City ranks first in total land area. The Brattleboro City is the oldest city in Vermont. The Vermont State is served by a single area code, such as 802.