Saturday, January 26, 2008


Capital Montpelier
Area 9,614 sq mi
24,900 sq km
(2000 census) 608,827
Major Cities
(2000 census) Burlington (38,889), Rutland (17,292),
South Burlington (15,814), Barre (9,291),
Essex Junction (8,591)
Major Rivers Connecticut, Otter Creek, Missisquoi, Lamoille, Winooski
Highest Point Mt. Mansfield
4,393 feet
1,339 meters
Industry electrical equipment, fabricated metal products, printing and publishing, paper products, tourism
Agriculture beef cattle, dairy products, hay, apples, maple products
Minerals and Resources granite, dimension stone, crushed stone, construction sand and gravel, asbestos