Quick Facts About Burlington
Latitude / Longitude: 44.48 N / 73.22 W
Zip Code(s): 05401, 05402, 05405, 05406
Population (2010): 42,417
Elevation: 113 feet | Land Area: 10.6 miles
Town Clerk: 802-865-7000
Nicknames: The Queen City
Major Hospitals: Fletcher Allen Hospital
Major Airports: Burlington International Airport
Amtrak Stations: Burlington-Essex Junction
|Colleges/Universities: University of Vermont (UVM), Burlington College, Burlington Technical Center, Champlain College, Woodbury Institute at Champlain College||Top Employers: IBM Corporation, Fletcher Allen Health Care, University of Vermont, Ben & Jerry's, People's United Bank, GE Healthcare, City of Burlington, UTC Aerospace Systems (formerly Goodrich Corp), Verizon, Green Mountain Power|
|Tourist Attractions: The Burlington Waterfront, The Arena Ice Skating Rink in Leddy Park, ECHO Lake Aquarium & Science Center, Church Street Marketplace, Champlain Ferries. Nearby: Shelburne Museum, and Vermont Teddy Bear Factory are only about 15 minutes south of Burlington.||Birthplace of: John Dewey (1859-1952), philosopher; Ralph Abraham (born 1936), mathematician.|
Fun Fact: Burlington Vermont was a filming location for the movies Me, Myself & Irene (2000) and What Lies Beneath (2000).
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Vermont Events in May
Fit Camp 5/4/13 - 8/31/13
Stay motivated on the weekends and come join a free running and circuit based fit camp. Come have fun, get fit and enjoy judgement free exercise on the beautiful waterfront.
Biggest loser body transformation challenge 5/9/13 - 9/1/13
Biggest Loser Weight Loss Challenge – join a fun, 12 week weight loss challenge – lose weight and earn prizes!! Contact Caroline at Shape Up Burlington.
Science and Stories: Bubble Magic 5/21/13 - 5/21/13
Can you make a round bubble? Sure you can! How about a square bubble? Join Elizabeth at Science and Stories and make some crazy bubbles!
Green Mountain Comedy Festival 5/22/13 - 5/26/13
The 5th Annual GMCF is going to be bigger and better than ever! 5 nights of standup, improv and sketch comedy, plus workshops for all ages.
Opening Day of BIGGER THAN T-REX exhibit. 5/25/13 - 9/2/13
Saturday, May 25, 10 a.m - 5 p.m. Opening Day of BIGGER THAN T-REX exhibit. Skeletons of Gigantotosaurus, Mapusaurus, and more carnivorous dinosaurs; some of them larger than the legendary T-Rex. Hands-on dig pit, video of actual dinosaur excavation, and animatronic raptors round out this exciting and crowd-pleasing exhibition. At ECHO through September 2, 2013. Free with admission. 1.877.324.6386
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