Quick Facts About Montpelier
Latitude / Longitude: 44.26 N / 72.57 W
Zip Code(s): 05601, 05602, 05603, 05604, 05609, 05620, 05633
Population (2010): 7,855
Elevation: 525 feet | Land Area: 10.2 miles
Town Clerk: 802-223-9500
Major Hospitals: Central Vermont Medical Center (3.3 miles SE), Fletcher Allen Hospital (38.9 miles NW)
Major Airports: Burlington International Airport (35.9 miles NW)
Amtrak Stations: Montpelier Junction
|Colleges/Universities: Community College of Vermont, New England Culinary Institute (NECI), Vermont College of Fine Arts. Nearby: Norwich University (10.8 miles SW), Goddard College (10.5 miles NE)||Top Employers: State of Vermont, National Life Group, Vermont Mutual Insurance, New England Culinary Institute (NECI), Vermont College of Fine Arts, Community College of Vermont (CCV), Goddard College, Norwich University.|
|Tourist Attractions: Vermont State House, Vermont Historical Society Museum, Montpelier Historic District, The Capital Region's Welcome Center, Hubbard Park, T.W. Wood Gallery & Arts Center, North Branch Nature Center, Kellogg-Hubbard Library. Nearby: Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Factory Tour (13.0 miles NW),||Birthplace of: Patrick Leahy (born 1940), US senator.|
Fun Fact: Did you know Montpelier is the only state capital in the US without a McDonald's!
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Vermont Events in May
Small Business Health Care Forum 5/21/13 - 5/21/13
Vermont Health Connect is a new health insurance marketplace launching in October that is designed to help you, your family or your small business find, compare and purchase health coverage. You’re invited to a small business forum with Deputy Commissioner Lindsey Tucker and the Vermont Chamber of Commerce to learn more about upcoming health reforms. The first portion of the forum will focus on what Vermont Health Connect means for small businesses in Vermont—who can get coverage through Vermont Health Connect, the choices that small business owners will have related to employee’s coverage, tax credits available now and more. The second portion will be presented by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce. Snacks will be provided. Please pre-register at http://tiny.cc/ChamberRegistration
Hiking the Appalachian Trail 5/23/13 - 5/23/13
Have you ever dreamed of hiking the Appalachian Trail? Mary Murphy, a Vermont wilderness guide, will share a stunning slideshow of her 2009 solo Thruhike of the Appalachian Trail and answer questions about long-distance hiking in Vermont and beyond. Come ready for a tale of adventure, and bring your questions about camping gear, life on the trail, and planning your own backpacking trip in the New England mountains.
KHL Film Discussion Series with Richard Bidnick Chopin: Desire for Love 5/29/13 - 5/29/13
This lush historical drama follows the life of native son pianist & composer Frederic Chopin, focusing on the 19th-century musical giant's ill-fated love affair with the controversial, married author who called herself George Sand. Piotr Adamczyk, Danuta Stenka star; soundtrack by Yo-Yo Ma, Emmanuel Ax, Pamela Frank, and more.
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