Offers a full list of counties and county equivalents in
Vermont featuring the oldest, newest, largest and smallest counties by
population and area, as well as county seals and political map of Vermont.
the abbreviations and acronyms that stand for Vermont. Also includes other
English words or phrases that have the same initials as state name of
Vermont is a state of the United States of America and is located in the
northeast of the country. The state is part of the region known as New
England. Vermont's northern border separates the state from Canada. The capital
Montpelier is located in the center of the state. The state motto is Freedom and
The history of Vermont - America's pioneer
Vermont's history goes back a long way. The region was originally settled by
various Indian tribes. Among other things, the Iroquois lived in this region.
French explorers came to Vermont as the first Europeans.
The state became a colony of Great Britain after the immigration of European
Vermont is considered a pioneer of the states in many ways. Vermont was the
first state to have a written constitution in 1777. Vermont was also the first
state to abolish slavery.
In the civil war between the northern and southern states, Vermont fought on
the side of the northern states. Vermont had suffered heavy losses among
soldiers in battle.
Even today, Vermont is still a pioneer on political and social issues in
America. In 2009, Vermont was the first state in the United States to introduce
marriage for same-sex couples.
Today Vermont is a popular vacation destination for many people.
President Lincoln's wife once spent her vacation here.
The country has become an attractive travel destination for thousands and
thousands of people.
The region attracts many visitors, especially in the winter sports season.