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Burlington, Vermont

city in Chittenden County, Vermont, United States

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.

Burlington, Vermont
Flag of Burlington, Vermont
Nickname(s): Queen City
Location in Vermont
Location in Vermont
Coordinates: Coordinates: 44°28′0″N 73°9′0″W / 44.46667°N 73.15000°W / 44.46667; -73.15000
Country United States
State Vermont
County Chittenden
Settled 1783
Organized (town) 1785
Incorporated (city) 1865
 • Mayor Miro Weinberger[1]
 • 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 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.


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. The suburb of Shelburne is 7 miles nearby Burlington.

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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