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State Facts

Full Name

State of Vermont

Admitted to the Union (Rank)

March 4, 1791 (14th)

Population 2000 (Rank)

608,827 (49th)

Land Area (Rank)

9,250 square miles; 23,956 square kilometers (43rd)

Capital

Montpelier

Postal Abbreviation

VT

State Nickname

Green Mountain State

Motto

Vermont, Freedom, and Unity

Song

“These Green Mountains” (music and words by Diane Martin)

State Symbols

  • Flower: Red clover
  • Tree: Sugar maple
  • Bird: Hermit thrush
  • Animal: Morgan horse
  • Insect: Honeybee

Economy

  • Agriculture:
    • Dairy products,
    • cattle,
    • hay,
    • apples,
    • maple products
  • Industry:
    • Electronic equipment,
    • fabricated metal products,
    • printing and publishing,
    • paper products,
    • tourism