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About Montpelier

Seal of Montpelier, VermontSatellite view showing Montpelier, capital of the State of Vermont, the 2nd least populous state in the United States.
Montpelier is also the county seat of Washington County, the town is located at two branches of the Winooski River in the upper central part of Vermont, 180 mi (290 km) northwest of Boston and 132 mi (210 km) southeast of Montreal, Canada.

Vermont State House in Montpelier, VT
Vermont State House in Montpelier, VT.
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The town was chartered in 1781 as a grant to settlers from Massachusetts. A first settlement was built along the North Branch of the Winooski River in 1787, it was named after the city of Montpellier in Southern France. In 1791, when Vermont became a state, Montpelier was a village of hardly 120 souls. But 15 years later the town's population grew already to 1200 citizens. Because of its central location within Vermont, Montpelier was selected the capital in 1805.

What distinguishes Montpelier, VT from other American state capitals? Montpelier has a population of 7,600 inhabitants (in 2015), that makes the town to the U.S. State Capital with the smallest population.

The town is home to the Vermont College of Fine Arts and the New England Culinary Institute, a culinary college.

Capital highlights:

Main Street in Montpelier, Thomas Silloway's Unitarian Universalaist Church in center
Main Street in Montpelier, Thomas Silloway's Unitarian Universalaist Church in center.
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Vermont State House, the Greek Revival building is Vermont's third capitol, constructed in 1833. It is the seat of Vermont's General Assembly.

Vermont History Museum, the museum of the Vermont Historical Society is housed in The Pavilion, the workplace of the Governor of Vermont.

Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium, planetarium and a museum for natural science, history, and ethnology.
Lost Nation Theater, performing arts theater - staging stories about the hopeful possibilities of human interaction -.
Hope Cemetery, cemetery and granite sculpture garden in Barre, Vermont.

Bragg Farm Sugarhouse and Gift Shop, and Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks, everything maple.

Just zoom in (+) to see Vermont State House, seat of the Vermont General Assembly.

The page shows a city map of Montpelier with expressways, main roads and streets and the location of Edward F. Knapp State Airport (IATA code: MPV) located in Berlin, VT, 4.6 mi (7 km) south of Montpelier. Nearest international airport is Burlington International Airport (IATA code: BTV), 36 mi (58 km) northwest of the capital town.

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Local Time Montpelier:
Wednsday-November-21 2018  12:49  
Standard time zone Eastern (EST): UTC/GMT -5 hours
Daylight Saving Time (EDT) in use from the second Sunday in March, ends on the first Sunday in November; time zone offset: UTC/GMT -4 hours

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Google Map: Searchable Map of the City of Montpelier, Vermont, USA.

City Coordinates: 44°15′59″N 72°34′18.98″W
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