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Burlington, Vermont is located on the eastern shore of Lake Champlain, just 45 miles south of the US-Canadian border. Burlington is the largest city in Vermont. As of the 2010 census, the metro area ... more info
 
 

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Quick Facts About Burlington

County: Chittenden
Latitude / Longitude: 44.48 N / 73.22 W
Zip Code(s): 05401, 05402, 05405, 05406
Incorporated: 1865
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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Nearby Cities and Towns:

Region 4: Lake Champlain Valley | Colchester (2.0 miles NNE) | Winooski (1.5 miles NE) | South Burlington (1.7 miles SE) | Lake Champlain






Vermont Events in September

ECHO: Rock Collectors Camp: Awesome Arrowheads 4/25/14 - 4/25/15
Is Kryptonite real? Can you really turn an animal into a diamond? Come uncover the rockin’ world of geology at ECHO. Campers will learn where to find different rocks in Vermont, discover their special properties, and explore their unique uses. Ranging from fossils to flint, campers will leave each day with an awesome new rock for their home collections! For grades K - 5th. Aftercare available until 5 p.m. for an additional fee. Visit www.echovermont.org/camps or call 1-802-864-1848 x 142 for more information.


South End Art Hop 9/5/14 - 9/7/14
The South End Arts & Business Association (SEABA) is proud to present the 22nd Annual South End Art Hop happening September 5-7! Last year over 30,000 visitors were able to experience and enjoy an array of exhibits from over 500 participating artists throughout Burlington's South End. Join us in celebrating Vermont's largest Art Festival. Visit http://seaba.com/art-hop/ soon for all the sites, artists, sculpture, events and more! Hop this Way to the South End, September 5-7, 2014


Indigenous Peoples Movies 9/6/14 - 9/6/14
ECHO teamed up with Vermont ethnographer Ned Castle and award-winning Vermont filmmaker Matt Day to create the four films in our Native American series. Each originally produced film focuses on a specific topic including basket making, drumming, language, and fellowship.


Conversation with Sister Lucy Kurien, Founder of Maher Ashram 9/6/14 - 9/6/14
Join us for tea and conversation with Sister Lucy Kurien. Sister Lucy is the founder of Maher Ashram in Pune, India which is one of the Peace & Justice Store's vendors. Found out more about the story and impact behind their products! Maher's primary purpose is to provide shelter and care to women in crisis. Maher also has children's homes, homes for women with mental disabilities, homes for elderly women and a home for men who cannot care for themselves due to physical or mental disability. In addition to its shelters Maher conducts extensive community outreach work focused on women's rights, education, microloan co-ops, and environmental sustainability. Sister Lucy, a catholic nun from Kerala, India, founded Maher in 1997. Maher has grown from a single safe home for battered women to a large NGO housing over 1,000 people and serving hundreds of communities. Sister Lucy us a leading humanitarian activist who has much to teach about eradicating poverty using grassroots techniques. For more about Maher, visit their website here: http://www.maherashram.org/content/maher-glance


Indigenous Peoples Movies 9/7/14 - 9/7/14
ECHO teamed up with Vermont ethnographer Ned Castle and award-winning Vermont filmmaker Matt Day to create the four films in our Native American series. Each originally produced film focuses on a specific topic including basket making, drumming, language, and fellowship.


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