Monday, April 2, 2018

April - week 14 - Vermont - the Green Mountain State

14 Vermont
Date admitted to the US – March 4, 1791
Postal abbreviation – VT
Capital – Montpelier
Area – 9,614.26 [45th largest in the US, meaning the smallest state]
Population as of census 2010 – 625,741 [49th largest in the US]
Population density per square mile – 67.9 [31st largest in the US]
Area codes – 802
Zip codes – 05001 - 05907
Number of counties –14
State nickname –  Green Mountain State
State motto – "Freedom and Unity " 

State Flag of Vermont
Fun facts
-Vermont was the first state admitted to the Union after the ratification of the Constitution
-At fewer than nine thousand people, Montpelier is the smallest state capital in the US, and is the only state capital without a McDonalds
-Until 1996, Vermont was the only state without a Wal-Mart
-Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream company gives their ice cream waste to local Vermont farmers who use it to feed their hogs. The hogs seem to like all of the flavors except Mint Oreo.

Law Schools
Vermont Law School

Military facts
Military Schools

Military Bases

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