YOUR KEY TO THE CITY

US Facts       Footsteps of History       Footsteps of History In Pictures       It Happened Here      
Mottos, Slogans and Nicknames       Noted Notables


Home     SEARCH THE INTERNET



Welcome To KEY TO THE CITY's Page For
Montpelier
Washington County, Vermont

ZipCodes
05602

Motto
"The State Capital"



Page Contents for Montpelier, Vermont

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Vermont state capital is Montpelier.
The population of Montpelier is approximately 8,247 1990, 7855 2010.
The approximate number of families is 3,769 1990, 3786 2010.
The amount of land area in Montpelier is 26.557 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.026 sq kilometers.
The distance from Montpelier to Washington DC is 442 miles.
The distance to the Vermont state capital is miles. (as the crow flies)
Montpelier is positioned 44.26 degrees north of the equator and 72.57 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

in central Vermont
Return to Index

History & History Related Items

When it came time to choose a state capital, Montpelier resident wanted their city chosen. They eventually won out over Burlington and other communities, mostly because they were able to fund the construction of the new capitol and donated the land for the state house. In 1831, the private funding for a new state house was repeated by the citizens of Montepelier, when the wooden structure was replaced by a larger and more substantial building designed by Boston architect, Amani B. Young. In the winter of 1857, most of that building was destroyed by fire. The third State Capitol, the one in use today, was designed by Thomas Silloway and completed in 1859. The interior has been restored to its original condition making the building a fine example of 19th century grandeur.
Return to Index

Attractions

Gold-leaf dome on capitol building
Pavillion Hotel with Vermont Historical Society Muserum and State offices

Thomas Waterman Wood Art Gallery
Vermont College
Morse Farm Sugar Shack
Return to Index


Montpelier City Government

City of Montpelier

Montpelier City Manager
39 Main St
Montpelier, VT 05602-2950
Phone: 802-223-9502




STATE GOVERNMENT


State Of Vermont
10 Baldwin St
Montpelier, VT 05602-2109
Phone: 802-828-1110

Montpelier Chamber

Chamber Of Commerce
2 Granger Rd
Montpelier, VT 05602
Phone: 802-223-3443


Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce
Phone: 802-229-5711
Email

Montpelier Organizations

Chamber Of Commerce
2 Granger Rd
Montpelier, VT 05602
Phone: 802-223-3443


Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce
Phone: 802-229-5711
Email

Montpelier Libraries

Gary Memorial Library
College St
Montpelier, VT 05602
Phone: 802-828-8747


Kellogg-Hubbard Library
135 Main St
Montpelier, VT 05602-2909
Phone: 802-223-3338


Midstate Regional Library
RR 4 Box 1870
Montpelier, VT 05602-8917
Phone: 802-828-2320

Montpelier Schools

Montpelier Superintendent of Schools
58 Barre St
Montpelier, VT 05602-3508
Phone: 802-223-9796



HIGHER EDUCATION


Community College Of Vermont
32 College St
Montpelier, VT 05602-3654
Phone: 802-828-4060


Vermont College
32 College St
Montpelier, VT 05602-3654
Phone: 802-828-8750


New England Culinary Institute
250 Main Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602
Phone: 802-223-6324
Interested in Cooking School? Call or look at our website
Offering Certificate programs, Associates and Bachelor's degrees. Montpelier

Miscellany

Mountpelier, Vermont is the only U.S. capitol to not have a McDonald's in it.

Montpelier, VT is the 3,030th largest city in the United States. added on 9-2-2003


Contribute information for this community or any other community on the Key To TheCity website

Be sure to include the name of the community and its state when contacting Key to the City as you are NOT directly contacting this community.

Thanks for visiting Key to the City. Come back again! Soon!

The information on Key to the City is from multiple sources including government, commerce, libraries, individuals and organizations. There is no guarantee of the accuracy or timeliness of the information presented on these pages, therefore, please use at your own risk.



Search Key to the City
Custom Search
or Search anywhere on the Web
Custom Search