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 August
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.
ECHO Presents: Keva Planks: The Fusion of Art and Science 5/24/14 - 9/1/14
From architects, engineers, designers and artists to teacher and kids and adults of all ages, KEVA planks is a meaningful activity for everyone. 15,000 Keva planks ensure that there is plenty of design and creativity to go around. Every plank is identical so you spend no time searching for special pieces or connectors. Just start stacking and see where it goes. Towers can go to the ceiling. Battlefields can go wall to wall
Green Mountain Getaway 8/2/14 - 8/3/14
Saturday options include 20 to 100 mile routes. Sunday options include 45 to 100 mile routes. Start/Finish at UVM where cyclists celebrate the ride with great food, music and friends. Sunday includes a post-ride barbecue.
“Celebrate the Lake” Party 8/3/14 - 8/3/14
This year, for the first time, ECHO is allowing the public to view the fireworks from the aquarium and science center. The “Celebrate the Lake” Party will include dinner (American BBQ-style), music, cash bar, face painting, airbrush tattoos and access to ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center through 11 p.m.!
Mission Possible 8/17/14 - 8/17/14
Mission Possible is an off-the-wall Scavenger Hunt and Adventure Race in which teams compete in fun physical and mental challenges that highlight some of the amazing non-profit programs supported by United Way of Chittenden County!
Gourmet Spa Getaway
Lodging, Cooking, and Relaxing at Vermont's Culinary Resort!
The Essex Resort & Spa
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