Vermont State Facts and Symbols
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Vermont
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Vermont Facts and Symbols

Vermont became the 14th state in 1791 and is the 49th largest state by population with about 620,000 residents. It is also the 43rd largest state by land and water area with a total area of 9,614 square miles.

The name Vermont orignates from a French phrase, "les monts verts" which is translated as "the green mountains" which French explorer, Samuel de Champlain, is credited as discovering in the 1600's.

Included below are more facts and symbols, information about the current Vermont Governor, a state map, Vermont members of the United States 112th Congress with a congressional district map, the state song and more views of the Vermont State Quarter.

Vermont State Quarter

Vermont
State Quarter

(United States Mint Image)

         
 
         
 

Vermont State Capital - Montpelier

State Motto - "Freedom & Unity"

State Flower - Red Clover

State Tree - Sugar Maple

State Butterfly - Monarch Butterfly

State Bird - Hermit Thrush

State Cold Water Fish - Brook Trout

State Warm Water Fish - Walleye Pike

State Animal - Morgan Horse

State Insect - Honeybee

State Mineral - Talc

State Gemstone - Grossular Garnet

State Fossil - White Whale

State Rock or Stone - Granite, Marble and Slate

State Soil - Tunbridge Soil Series

State Fruit - Apple

Official State Pie - Apple Pie

State Beverage - Milk

Official State Web Site - www.vermont.gov

 
 

Vermont State Governor:

Peter Shumlin

Executive Office of Governor Peter Shumlin
 

109 State Street, Pavilion
Montpelier, VT 05609

Phone: 802 828-3333
TTY: 800 649-6825
Fax: 802 828-3339

 
 

Vermont State Map:
(Click For Larger View)
Vermont State Map - Click for Larger View

 

Vermont State Congressional District Map:

Vermont State Congressional District Map

 

Vermont Members of the United States Congress (112th Congress)

 

United States Senate (Vermont Members):

  Patrick J. Leahy - (D-VT) Bernard Sanders - (I-VT)  
 

United States House of Representatives (Vermont Members by District):

 

Peter Welch - At-Large

 
 

Vermont State Song:

These Green Mountains
Composed by Diane Martin
Arranged by Rita Buglass Gluck

These green hills and silver waters
Are my home - they belong to me
And to all her sons and daughters
May they be strong and forever free
Let us live to protect her beauty
And look with pride on the golden dome
They say home is where the heart is
These green mountains are my home
These green mountains are my home

         
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    Vermont State Quarter - FrontVermont State Quarter - Back    
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