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Vermont Famous

People listed are almost always native to the state. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within a state for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the state in their personal endeavors.


  • Bert Abbey baseball player
  • Charles Francis Adams first owner boston bruins
  • Charles Kendall Adams educator, historian
  • Frederick W. Adams physician, author, violin maker
  • Sherman Adams politician
  • Charles Augustus Aiken clergyman, academic
  • Henry Mills Alden author, editor "harper's weekly"
  • Ethan Allen revolutionary war leader (born in CT)
  • Frances Margaret "Fanny" Allen nun
  • Ira Allen vermont founder, leader green mountain boys (born in CT)
  • Jerome Allen author, educator
  • Lemuel H. Arnold politician
  • Chester Arthur 21st u.s. president
  • Warren Austin politician
  • Orville E. Babcock union army general
  • Maxine Bahns actress
  • Arthur Scott Bailey author
  • Consuelo Northrop Bailey first u.s. woman lt. governor
  • David Ball football player
  • Bradley Barlow politician
  • John Barrett u.s. diplomat
  • John L. Barstow teacher, politician, soldier
  • William Barton baseball player
  • Lindon Wallace Bates civil engineer
  • Fernando C. Beaman politician
  • Orson Bean actor
  • Hiram Bell politician
  • Ben & Jerry's ice cream manufacturer
  • Wilson "Snowflake" Bentley photographer
  • Charles Ethan Billings inventor
  • Frederick H. Billings president northern pacific railway
  • Hiram Bingham I missionary
  • George Bliss politician
  • Aretas Blood railroad steam locomotive manufacturer
  • Asa Peabody Blunt union army general
  • Beatrice Boepple actress
  • Elmer Bowman baseball player
  • Myra Bradwell publisher, activist, attorney in
  • Ezra Brainerd educator, botanist
  • Richard Brewer cowboy, outlaw
  • Francis Fisher Browne editor, poet
  • Orestes Brownson activist, labor organizer
  • Steven T. Byington translator


  • John C. Caldwell union army general, diplomat
  • Thomas Cale politician
  • Jim Cantore meteorologist weather channel
  • Matthew Hale Carpenter politician
  • William B. Castle politician
  • Lucien B. Caswell politician
  • Suzy Chaffee olympic skier, actress
  • Beth Chamberlin actress
  • John Putnam Chapin politician
  • Welcome Chapman mormon leader
  • Harrie B. Chase jurist
  • Horace Chase politician
  • Daniel Chipman politician
  • Thomas Chittenden politician (born in CT)
  • Lucius Chittenden author, politician, peace advocate
  • Sylvester Churchill journalist
  • Joseph A. Citro author, folklorist
  • Charles Edgar Clark u.s. navy officer
  • William Bullock Clark geologist
  • Barbara Cochran olympic medalist
  • Bob "Bobby" Cochran olympic medalist
  • Richard A. Cody vice chief of staff u.s. army
  • Lui Collins singer, songwriter
  • Ray Collins baseball player
  • George Partridge Colvocoresses u.s. navy rear admiral
  • Jessica Comolli miss vermont 2007
  • Calvin Coolidge 30th u.s. president
  • Tara Correa-McMullen actress
  • Barry M. Costello commander third fleet u.s. navy
  • Oliver Cowdery mormon church elder
  • Robert Cowdin union army general
  • Donald J. Cram chemist, nobel prize laureate
  • Jay Craven film director, screenwriter

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Vermont Cities, Counties & Area Codes

City County Area Code
Middlebury Addison 802
Bennington Bennington 802
Saint Johnsbury Caledonia 802
Burlington Chittenden 802
Island Pond Essex 802
Saint Albans Franklin 802
Grand Isle Grand Isle 802
Morrisville Lamoille 802
Randolph Orange 802
Newport Orleans 802
Rutland Rutland 802
Barre Washington 802
Brattleboro Windham 802
Springfield Windsor 802

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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.