From north to south, Vermont is 159 miles (256 km) long. federal border crossings between Vermont and Canada.
Its greatest width, from east to west, is 89 miles (143 km) at the Canada–U. border; the narrowest width is 37 miles (60 km) at the Massachusetts line. The state's geographic center is approximately three miles (5 km) east of Roxbury, in Washington County. The origin of the name "Vermont" is uncertain, but likely comes from the French les Verts Monts, meaning "the Green Mountains".
Founded in 1777 during the American Revolutionary War, the republic lasted for 14 years. In total area, it is larger than El Salvador and smaller than Haiti. The west bank of the Connecticut River marks the state's eastern border with New Hampshire, though much of the river is within New Hampshire's territory.
The opinions expressed in Facebook comments do not necessarily reflect those of On or its staff.France ceded the territory to Great Britain after being defeated in 1763 in the Seven Years' War.For many years, the nearby colonies, especially the provinces of New Hampshire and New York, disputed control of the area (then called the New Hampshire Grants).is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States. Lake Champlain forms half of Vermont's western border with New York. states of Massachusetts to the south, New Hampshire to the east and New York to the west, and the Canadian province of Quebec to the north.