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  Burlington, Vermont - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Burlington is the largest city in the U.S. state of Vermont and is the Shire town of Chittenden County, Vermont.
The University of Vermont was established in Burlington in 1791 as the Agricultural College of Vermont on land donated by Ira Allen.
Burlington is located at 44° 28' N 73° 9' W. Burlington lies roughly 40 miles (65 km) northwest of the state capital in Montpelier, about 70 miles (110 km) north of Rutland, and 95 miles (150 km) southeast of Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
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 EPA Burlington, Vermont   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Burlington, Vermont, is a city of approximately 40,000 residents located on the shores of Lake Champlain.
Not only is Burlington the largest city in Vermont, but it is also located in the most populous and fastest growing county in the state.
Burlington's water plant is a member of the Partnership for Safe Water, a proactive organization whose purpose is to encourage water suppliers to provide the best possible water treatment, focusing particularly on pathogen reduction.
www.epa.gov /safewater/protect/casesty/burlingtonx.html   (1464 words)

  
 Champlain College: Burlington: Home
Burlington was Number 7 among America's small cities.
Burlington was named "One of the 50 Best Places to Live" and "Editor's Pick in the Northeast" by Men's Journal magazine in May 2003.
Location: Northwestern Vermont, right next door to the gorgeous Green Mountains; 45 minutes from major ski resorts, such as Stowe and Sugarbush; and not far from the legendary hiking trails of Mount Mansfield and Camel's Hump.
www.champlain.edu /burlington/index.php   (298 words)

  
 Burlington, Vermont, New England, USA
Burlington was an important port in the 19th century and boasts a wealth of historic resources.
Incorporated as a city by act of the Legislature in 1864, the original town was split into what is now the City of Burlington and a new town of South Burlington.
At the top of the hill is the University Green Historic District, the home of the University of Vermont and State Agricultural College (the nation's first state AC and one of its oldest medical schools), founded in 1791.
www.virtualvermont.com /towns/burlington.html   (1018 words)

  
 Burlington, Vermont - PopularCities.com
Burlington, the largest population center in Vermont, is only 76 miles south of Montreal, Canada.
Burlington lies the shore of Lake Champlain, which forms a beautiful backdrop to the town and its many activities.
Burlington's unique small town, yet sophisticated culture, its generous and happy spirit, and its incomparable scenery all combine to inspire and to refresh.
www.popularcities.com /cityguides/10390.htm   (611 words)

  
 Burlington travel guide - Wikitravel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Burlington [1] is the largest city in Vermont with a population of 38,889.
Transit: Burlington and the surrounding communities of South Burlington, Shelburne, Colchester and Essex Junction are served by the Chittenden County Transportation Authortity (CCTA) which operates public buses.
The main terminal is in downtown Burlington at the intersection of Church St. and Cherry St. Visit http://www.cctaride.org/main.php.
wikitravel.org /en/Burlington_(Vermont)   (1168 words)

  
 Burlington Vermont Lodging Travel and Tourism Real Estate Burlington VT USA Burlington VT So. Burllington South ...
Burlington Vermont is a port of entry and a manufacturing, commercial, educational, and tourism center, as well as the home of Vermont's largest daily newspaper, the The Burlington Free Press, and the state's largest airport, Burlington International Airport.
Burlington was the home of Ethan Allen, a hero of the American Revolution, and is the birthplace of American philosopher John Dewey.
Burlington, Vermont is named for the Burling family, early settlers of the Champlain Valley of western Vermont.
www.vtliving.com /towns/burlington   (537 words)

  
 Burlington Vermont during the War of 1812 by James P. Millard
By the end of the winter, it is estimated that one in twenty Burlingtonians had succumbed to the illnesses brought by the troops quartered by the lake.
As the 1814 campaign opened, Burlington continued to be used as a staging ground for the unsuccessful attacks against Canada.
The patients, at Burlington, found comfortable accommodations; their number, at this time, amounted to 815; 50 of whom were wounded.
www.historiclakes.org /explore/burlington.htm   (1995 words)

  
 Historic Burlington Vermont on Lake Champlain by James P. Millard
By the outbreak of the War of 1812, Burlington was a center of commerce on the lake, with a population of some 2,000.
Burlington became an important military base during the war, the battery upon the bluff overlooking the lake was shelled by the British during Murray's Raid.
Burlington's first cemetery, a truly lovely place crowning the hill that towers over the falls on the Winooski River, is the burial place of Gen. Ethan Allen.
www.historiclakes.org /towns/burlington_gallery.htm   (933 words)

  
 New York District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
The breakwater of the city of Burlington, Vermont, is a historically significant structure.
The estimate for the 1,000-foot Burlington breakwater was $28,727.18; the 675-foot Port Kent breakwater was $43,876.27; and the 1,000-foot Plattsburgh breakwater was 24, 003.16.
Recording the Burlington Breakwater in Lake Champlain, City of Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont in Connection with the Proposed Structural Repair Activities and Section 110 Responsibilities.
www.nan.usace.army.mil /project/vermont/burweb   (3491 words)

  
 Burlington Electric Department
In May of 2000, the City Council of Burlington, Vermont adopted the Climate Action Plan aimed at reversing the steady growth of greenhouse gas emissions in the City of Burlington.
Burlington Planning and Zoning Department - Responsible for development and implementation of land use policies and their enforcement, the Planning Department is helping to carry out the task force efforts.
Burlington Department of Public Works (DPW) - Responsible for street, water, waste water, recycling, traffic and transportation construction and planning in the city, DPW owns a large percentage of the City’s vehicles and maintains virtually all municipally owned vehicles.
www.burlingtonelectric.com /SpecialTopics/climate.htm   (1442 words)

  
 South Burlington, Vermont, New England, USA
In 1864, the Legislature incorporated the City of Burlington from what was then the village of Burlington and about 10,000 acres of the original New Hampshire Grant town of Burlington.
Concurrently, the remainder of the original town was designated the Town of South Burlington, which, in turn, became Vermont's newest city by Act of Incorporation in 1971.
Despite the name, the city is as much east of Burlington as south, curving around Burlington in a rough crescent from east to south.
www.virtualvermont.com /towns/southburlington.html   (456 words)

  
 Burlington Vermont - VT Burlington - Vermont Burlington - Burlington VT - Lake Champlain - LinkVermont.com
Burlington Vermont - VT Burlington - Vermont Burlington - Burlington VT - Lake Champlain - LinkVermont.com
Commonly referred to as Vermont's West Coast, the Burlington Area is located in the northwest portion of the state, approximately 40 miles from
Burlington is Vermont's largest city, and Lake Champlain is one of this nation's largest lakes - 120 miles long and covering 435 square miles to be exact.
www.linkvermont.com /townsvill/burlington_lakechamplain   (1223 words)

  
 GOP Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The taxpayers, in Burlington, in order to get their Democratic and Progressive public officials attention and unquestionable support need to organize and establish a union.
  Burlington’s poverty level has continued to increase over the years and in fact, when our economic profile is reviewed against the surrounding communities, we are next to the bottom of the list.
The Democratic and Progressive political party have dominated the political scene in Burlington since Mayor Gordon Paquette was defeated by Bernie.
www.burlingtongop.com   (392 words)

  
 Burlington Parks and Recreation
Burlington is blessed to have considerable green space.
One portion of public space is the area between the curb and the sidewalk which is commonly known as the "greenbelt".
While this is City owned land, the Burlington Charter requires the adjoining property owner to maintain it.
www.enjoyburlington.com   (424 words)

  
 Historic Burlington, Vermont 1830
No longer just another Vermont village, Burlington had entered a period of brisk growth that would last for over a half century and transform it into Vermont's largest city.
With the 1823 opening of the Champlain Canal that provided a continuous water route from Lake Champlain to the Hudson River and New York City, Burlington's importance grew swiftly, and by 1830 it was becoming the leading center of commerce and industry on Lake Champlain and in Vermont.
The portrait of Ammi B. Young shown at the left was painted by C. Rogers in 1846 and is in the collection of the Vermont Historical Society.
www.uvm.edu /~histpres/HPJ/burl1830/intro.html   (898 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Burlington
During the years that followed, Jesuit and other missionaries traversed the State and left the evidences of their zeal in the converted Indians and the Catholic settlers in many villages.
When the Diocese of Boston was created in 1810 the State of Vermont was included within its jurisdiction, and the venerable Father Matignon of Boston visited Burlington in 1815 and found about one hundred Catholics Canadians there without a priest or church.
In 1853 on the petition of the bishops of the Provence of New York, the pope erected Vermont into a diocese with Burlington as the titular city.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/03081b.htm   (714 words)

  
 City of South Burlington, VT Official Website
South Burlington, Vermont is located in the western part of the state on the shores of beautiful Lake Champlain.
South Burlington is known for the quality of its public schools, city services, parks, and recreational opportunities.
South Burlington Community Education Fund: South Burlington residents are raising funds to support our schools and restore cut programs.
www.sburl.com   (111 words)

  
 Vermont Lodging - Vermont Travel - Vermont Vacation - Vermont Map - Vermont Tourism - Vermont Attractions - Vermont ...
This is one of Vermont's top events, and great fun for the entire family.
Bicycling is a great way to enjoy Vermont during the warmer months, Touring and Mountain Biking are the most popular, but are not for the faint-of-heart or the ill-equipped.
LinkVermont.com is not published by an agency of the State of Vermont.
www.linkvermont.com   (494 words)

  
 Burlington, Vermont (Cities)
As Vermont's largest city, Burlington is located on slopes above Lake Champlain and its eastern edge is situated along Interstate 89.
The University of Vermont is also in town.
Burlington is part of the Burlington, Vermont metro area.
www.ohwy.com /vt/b/burlingt.htm   (253 words)

  
 Seven Days: 7D Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Gary Cole is a bundle of contradictions: artist, theater producer, attorney, former CIA employee, lifelong Republican and -- for three days in 2003 -- head of the $60 million annual grants program at the National Endowment for the Arts....
VERMONT -- Bernie Sanders and Rich Tarrant aren't the only ones providing the sound bites in Vermont's heated U....
BURLINGTON -- On a drizzly, overcast morning last week, Dave Zuckerman trudged up and down the muddy rows of his crops at Full Moon Farm in Burlington’s Intervale and assessed the damage from last month’s flood....
www.sevendaysvt.com   (211 words)

  
 Burlington Vermont Real Estate, Brian Boardman, Burlington VT Real Estate Listings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Vermont real estate, especially in the Burlington area, presents unique challenges, even for the best Vermont real estate agents.
Search the Vermont MLS for residential properties, land, condos, or income property.
If you're selling your home here in Vermont he can help you effectively market your property in the fast-paced Chittenden County real estate market.
www.brianboardmanvt.com   (379 words)

  
 Dozen Distinctive Destinations | Burlington, Vermont   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Burlington is also a city on the move, boasting an active arts scene as well as a rich architectural legacy and a not-to-be-believed setting.
The handsomely revitalized downtown is a recipient of the National Trust for Historic Preservation's coveted Great American Main Street Award, and several areas, including City Hall Park and the heart of the University of Vermont campus, have been designated historic districts.
Several internationally-known museums, including the Ethan Allen Homestead, the Fleming Museum and the Shelburne Museum, are all close by, making Burlington a convenient gateway to northern New England - and a perfect getaway in its own right.
www.nationaltrust.org /dozen_distinctive_destinations/list.asp?i=9   (236 words)

  
 Burlington, Vermont
Located along the eastern shore of Lake Champlain, the area is home to several colleges, including the University of Vermont.
Downtown Burlington's Church Street is a pedestrain mall with shopping and an excellent mix of restaurants, cafes and lounges.
I-89 is the main Interstate route through the Greater Burlington area.
www.icity.net /cityguide/burlington.html   (344 words)

  
 City of Burlington, Vermont
Bob Kiss was sworn in as Burlington's 35th Mayor on April 3: State of the City Address.
Located on the eastern shore of Lake Champlain between the Adirondack and Green Mountains, Burlington is one of America's most liveable cities.
"Burlington has taken steps to lower the high cost to our taxpayers of providing prescription drugs for employees - and to reduce the costs to employees themselves.
www.ci.burlington.vt.us   (414 words)

  
 Burlington Vermont Hotels & Essex Junction Resorts - The Inn At Essex Culinary Resort
Discover this unique alternative to the typical Burlington Vermont hotels - where stylish charm and rich service are basic ingredients of every stay.
Savor some of the finest gourmet cooking in the country - from customized private dining to culinary demonstrations - prepared by the highly acclaimed New England Culinary Institute.
Venture out to explore Burlington attractions - just minutes away - or revel in five distinctive ski resorts.
www.vtculinaryresort.com   (625 words)

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