●Population of 7,855 at the 2010 census: It is the smallest state capitol in the United States.
Things to Do:
1.Vermont State House The capitol building is beautiful with its gold dome. It is one of the oldest and best preserved state capitols in the United States. It is open Monday through Friday 8-4 p.m. You can take a free guided tour on the half-hour July through mid-October or walk around the building yourself.
2.Downtown Montpelier There are many beautiful churches, bookstores, shops and restaurants in the downtown area.
3.Bragg Farm This is a maple syrup farm. They have a gift shop as well as an animal farm with goats and ponies. You can listen to a talk about how they make maple syrup. They have free samples of maple syrup in all four grades, maple butter, jams, etc. They even make maple soft serve ice cream that you can buy.
4.Green Mount Cemetery This is a 35 acre cemetery. You can either walk or drive through the cemetery. There are many ornate headstones.