General Vermont Information
Capital: Montpelier Largest City: Burlington
Demonym: Vermonter Population: Ranked 49th in the US 608,827
Vermont State Flag: vermont state flag Vermont State Seal: vermont state seal
Select the map you wish to view - They will appear below

General Maps: vermont maps Road Maps: vermont road map
Topographic Maps: vermont topographic map County Maps: vermont counties map
Travel Deal of the week: Save Up to $500 on hotel and flight packages. Flight Deal of the week:

Right click to save the image or to view it more clearly - you can even print it!

Vermont map

Vermont

The first permanent English settlement was established along the Connecticut River in 1724 at Fort Dummer, near what is now Brattleboro. The fort was maintained by the colonial governments of Massachusetts and New Hampshire as a defensive outpost throughout the French and Indian Wars.

When peace was made with the French in 1760, the Green Mountains were quickly opened to settlement, and to considerable squabbling between the colonies of New Hampshire and New York as to which had the proper claim to the territory, then called the New Hampshire Grants. Most of the new settlers were from Connecticut or Massachusetts and persistently resisted the claims of authority by New York. Resistance to the "Yorkers" brought the organization of the Green Mountain Boys under the leadership of Col. Ethan Allen in 1775; this small but experienced army came to play a significant role during the American Revolution at the battles of Hubbardton and Bennington in 1777.

On January 17, 1777, Vermont was declared an independent republic in a meeting held at Westminster. This independent course, with the little republic minting its own coin and providing postal service, was followed until 1791 when Vermont was admitted to the union, the first state to join the original thirteen. The first governor was Thomas Chittenden.

Vermont's site