Vermont State Symbols, Facts & Info
The United States of America accepted Vermont as the 14th state to enter the union. Below, you will find the official state symbols and interesting facts about Vermont.
State Name: Vermont
Capital of Vermont State: Montpelier
Date of Statehood: March 4, 1791
Vermont State Population: 623,050 (US Census 2005 estimate)
Primary Agriculture: Agriculture in Vermont is diverse with everything produced from emus to sheep milk cheese. Milk, cheese, ice cream, butter, yogurt and other popular dairy goods are produced from Vermont's rich milk. Vermont is also the largest producer of maple syrup and also produces substantial crops of Macintosh apples, potatoes, eggs, honey, vegetables, Christmas trees, lumber, pulp wood and green house nursery products.
Primary Industry: Production of electronic components and equipment, machine tools, specialty consumer products, wood products, quarried and finished stone, printing, computer chips, canoes, tombstones and teddy bears.
Vermont State Nickname: The Green Mountain State
Vermont State Motto: Freedom and unity.
Vermont State Flower:
Red Clover (Trifolium pratense)(Legislation of 1895)
Vermont State Tree: Sugar Maple (Legislation of 1949)
Vermont State Bird:
Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus)(Legislation of 1941)
Vermont State Fish: Brook Trout (Legislation of 1978)
Vermont State Insect: Honey Bee (Legislation of 1977)
Vermont State Gemstone: Grossular Garnet (Legislation of 1991)
Official State Seal:
Official State Flag:
State Commemorative Quarter:
From the 1999-2008 United States Mint 50 State Quarters® Program
Vermont State Postage Stamp:
From the 2002 United States Postal Service Greetings from America series.
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Vermont State License Plate:
Photo under license from collector Jim Moini ©2011.
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