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Many symbols of Vermont can be found in our Vermont coloring pages section. This includes state map outlines, the flag, state flower, famous landmarks, state animals and other symbols of the region. These printables make a great resource for student reports.

Check out the Vermont Unit of Study for all coloring pages, information, interactive puzzles, word jumbles, word searches, worksheets, and thematic book reviews. We even included a state quarter observation sheet!

Vermont OutlineState Name: Vermont
State Nickname: The Green Mountain State
State Capital: Montpelier
State Governor: Peter Shumlin
State Abbreviation: Vt.
2 letter Postal Code: VT
Area: 9,609 square miles
Date Entered the Union: March 4, 1791
State #: 14
Borders: Canada, Connecticut River, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York, Lake Champlain
Vermont flagFlag Meaning: The coat of arms of Vermont appears on a dark blue rectangle. It includes a shield, crest, scroll and badge. Pictures of fields, hills, a tall pine tree, 3 sheaves of grain and a cow appear on the shield. The hills represent the Green Mountains. The sheaves of grain represent farming and the cow symbolizes dairying. At the top of the shield is a buck's head that represents the abundance of wildlife in the state. A red banner at the bottom of the scroll bears the state motto - "Vermont, Freedom and Unity." Pine needle boughs wrap around coat of arms. The flag was adopted in 1923.
Number of U.S. Representatives: 1
State Motto: Vermont, Freedom and Unity
State Flower: red clover
State Bird: hermit thrush
State Song: "These Green Mountains"
State Tree: sugar maple
State Mammal: Morgan horse
State Fish: Brook Trout; Walleye Pike
State Amphibian: Northern Leopard Frog
State Butterfly: Monarch
10 Largest Cities (in order of size): Burlington, Rutland, South Burlington, Barre, Essex Junction, Montpelier, St. Albans, Winooski, Newport, Northfield
Famous Residents:
- Chester A. Arthur, president
- Calvin Coolidge, president
- Stephen A. Douglas, politician
- Elisha Otis, inventor
- Rudy Vallee, singer and band leader
- Brigham Young, religious leader
Attractions: Bennington Battle Monument, Coolidge Birthplace, Shelburne Museum, Mt Mansfield, Granite Quarries, Marble Exhibit, Naulakha - home of Rudylard Kipling, Old Constitution House, Smuggler's Notch
Agriculture: apples, dairy products, hay, maple syrup, maple sugar, poultry and poultry products
Industries: farming, dairy, technology, textiles
Natural Resources: granite, marble, slate, talc
 

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