Lat/Long: 44.0000, -73.0000
Created from territory controlled at times by New Hampshire, and New York, Vermont ratified the U.S. Constitution on March 4, 1791, being the fourteenth state in the Union. Montpelier has been the capital since 1805. A free state, it remained loyal to the Union in the Civil War.
Webster's New Geographical Dictionary (Springfield, MA: Merriam-Webster, 1988), 1292; Courtlandt Canby, The Encyclopedia of Historic Places (New York: Facts on File, 1984), 2:989-90.