Vermont State
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Vermont State collage of images.
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

Abbreviation:
VT

Capital:
Montpelier

Date of Statehood:
March 4, 1791

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.

Nickname:
The Green Mountain State

Motto:
Freedom and unity.

Flower:
Red Clover (Legislation of 1895)
Picture of the Red Clover, the official state flower of Vermont.

Tree:
Sugar Maple (Legislation of 1949)

Bird:
Hermit Thrush (Legislation of 1941)
Picture of the Hermit+Thrush, the official state bird of Vermont.
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Fish:
Brook Trout (Legislation of 1978)

Insect:
Honey Bee (Legislation of 1977)

Gemstone:
Grossular Garnet (Legislation of 1991)

Official State Seal:
Official State Seal of Vermont.
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Official State Flag:
Official State Flag of Vermont.
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State Commemorative Quarter:
From the 1999-2008 United States Mint 50 State Quarters® Program
Commemorative state quarter of Vermont.
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State Postage Stamp:
From the 2002 United States Postal Service Greetings from America series.
34 cent Greetings from America commemorative stamp of Vermont state.
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