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Montpelier, Vermont

Montpelier, Vermont
Full nameMontpelier, Vermont
Official nameMontpelier, Vermont
Settlement typeCity
CountryUnited States
Incorporated (village)1818
Incorporated (city)1895
MayorMary Hooper
Total Area10.3 sq mi (26.7 km2)
Land Area10.2 sq mi (26.4 km2)
Water Area0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation600 ft (182.9 m)
Total Population7,855 (city proper) (2010)
Density (pop.)285.6/km2 (739.9/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneEST (UTC-5)
- Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes05601-05604, 05609, 05620, 05633
Area code802
FIPS code50-46000 
GNIS feature ID1461834 

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Montpelier c-enmɒntˈpiːliər

is a city in the U.S. state of Vermont that serves as the state capital and the shire town (county seat) of Washington County. As the capital of Vermont, Montpelier is the site of the Vermont State House, seat of the legislative branch of Vermont government. The population was 7,855 at the 2010 census. By population, it is the smallest state capital in the United States. The Vermont History Museum and Vermont College of Fine Arts are located in Montpelier.

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