Vermont is a northeastern state in the New England region of the USA. It’s bordered by Canada in the north, New Hampshire in the east, Massachusetts in the south, and New York in the west. Vermont is the second-least-populated U.S. state with 623,989 inhabitants in 2019. Its capital is Montpelier and its largest city is Burlington. Its governor is Phil Scott.
Vermont has a humid continental climate, with muddy springs, in general a mild early summer, hot Augusts, and colorful autumns. In the center of the state, the most famous region is the Green Mountains. Formed over 400 million years ago, the rocks are thought to be some of the oldest in the world. This area includes the state’s highest point, Mount Mansfield.
Native American tribes including the Abenaki, the Mohican, the Pennacook, the Pocomtuc, and the Massachusett, have lived on this land; and members of the Abenaki tribe still live in Vermont today. In 1609, French explorer Samuel de Champlain claimed part of the region for France. Then in 1724, the British built the first permanent European settlement and claimed the area for themselves. After years of war, it became the 14th state in 1791.
About 78 percent of Vermont’s land is forest, which provides about 1.5 billion dollars’ worth of revenue for the state each year. Vermont is the largest producer of maple syrup in the United States, producing almost two million gallons a year, but Vermont’s economy relies heavily on the service sector. Vermont has a low unemployment rate as compared with other states.
Check below a list of all the cities in the state of Vermont, classified according to their number of inhabitants. You can click on the area you want to know more about, or look for it using the search bar: