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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.


  • Thomas Davenport inventor
  • John Deere inventor, founder deere & company
  • George Dewey admiral u.s. navy
  • John Dewey philosopher, education reformer
  • Stephen A. Douglas politician
  • Andrew Ellicott Douglass astronomer, developer tree-ring dating
  • Norman Dubie poet
  • Jean Dubuc baseball player
  • Christopher Ellis Duffy baseball player
  • Horatio "Good Roads" Earle advocate good roads
  • John Eaton u.s. education commissioner
  • George F. Edmunds politician
  • Merritt "Red Mike" Edson general u.s. marine corps
  • Chesselden Ellis politician
  • Jeremiah Evarts missionary, reformer, activist
  • John Chipman Farrar author, publisher
  • Young Firpo boxer
  • Dorothy Canfield Fisher education reformer, activist, author (born in KS)
  • James Fisk financier
  • Wilbur Fisk minister, educator, theologian
  • John Fitzpatrick politician
  • Ralph Flanders politician
  • George P. Foster union army general
  • Martin Henry Freeman first black college president
  • Ida May Fuller first recipient of social security benefits
  • Larry Gardner baseball player
  • David Giancola filmmaker
  • Cynthia Gibb actress
  • Amanda Gilman miss vermont 2006
  • Isaac Goodnow co-founder kansas state university
  • Walter Willis Granger vertebrate paleontologist
  • Lewis Addison Grant asst. u.s. secretary of war
  • Duane Graveline astronaut
  • Josiah Grout politician


  • Joy Hakim author
  • Hiland Hall politician
  • Tristan Honsinger cellist
  • Jacob Howard politician
  • Stephen Huneck artist
  • Richard Morris Hunt architect
  • William Morris Hunt artist
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  • James Monroe Ingalls ballistics authority
  • Milo Parker Jewett educator
  • Jo Jo singer, songwriter
  • Ernie Johnson baseball player
  • Miranda July actress, director
  • Charlene King Johnson miss usa 1955
  • William "Billy" Kidd olympic medalist
  • M. Jayne Kitchel politician
  • Bill Koch olympic medalist
  • James Kochlka comic book writer, artist
  • Walt Lanfranconi baseball player
  • Patrick Leahy politician
  • John LeClair hockey player
  • Henry David Lee inventor lee jeans
  • Brady Leisenring hockey player

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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.