Burlington, Vermont

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Burlington, Vermont
City
Nickname(s): Queen City
Location in Vermont
Coordinates: 44°28′0″N 73°9′0″W / 44.466667°N 73.15°W / 44.466667; -73.15Coordinates: 44°28′0″N 73°9′0″W / 44.466667°N 73.15°W / 44.466667; -73.15
Country United States
State Vermont
County Chittenden
Settled 1783
Organized (town) 1785
Incorporated (city) 1865
Government
 • Mayor Miro Weinberger[1]
Area
 • City 15.5 sq mi (40.1 km2)
 • Land 10.6 sq mi (27.4 km2)
 • Water 12.7 sq mi (12.7 km2)
Elevation 200 ft (61 m)
Population (2000)
 • City 38,889
 • Density 3,682.0/sq mi (1,421.6/km2)
 • Metro 206,700
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 05401-05403, 05405-05408
Area code(s) 802

Burlington is a city in the American state of Vermont. It is the county seat of Chittenden County. Burlington was first settled in 1783. It became a city in 1865.

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Burlington is Vermont's largest city. It has a population of about 40,000 people. It is the smallest American city that is also the largest in its state. Burlington has a metropolitan population of about 210,000.

Geography[change | change source]

The city is located on the east bank of Lake Champlain. Burlington has an area of about 15.5 sq miles. It sits at an elevation of 200 feet.

Notable residents[change | change source]

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Although there is no formal twinning agreement, Burlington takes part in the annual Burlington International Games with

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On the shore of Lake Champlain