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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.


  • Henry M. Leland automobile entrepreneur
  • Kevin Lepage race car driver
  • Aaron Lewis musician
  • Horatio G. Loomis organizer chicago board of trade
  • Phillips Lord creator radio programs, writer, narrator
  • Will Lyman actor
  • Andrew Mead-Lawrence olympic medalist
  • Susan Tolman Mills educator, co-founder mills college
  • Graham Mink hockey player
  • Anais Mitchell singer, songwriter
  • Amanda Miteer miss vermont 2005
  • Justin Morrill politician
  • Levi Parsons Morton u.s. vice president
  • Joseph A. Mower union general
  • Harvey Newcomb author
  • Clarina I. H. Nichols journalist, lobbyist
  • John Humphrey Noyes utopian, founder oneida community
  • John O'Brien filmmaker
  • Franklin W. Olin founder olin corporation
  • Robert Stanbury "Buster" Olney III sports columnist
  • Elisha Otis inventor
  • Katherine Paterson author (born in China)
  • Moses Pendleton choreographer
  • Charles E. Phelps brigadier general u.s. army
  • John W. Phelps union army general
  • William Lamb Picknell artist
  • Russell W. Porter astronomer
  • Grace Potter singer
  • Ross Powers olympic medalist
  • Silas G. Pratt composer
  • Rachel Oakes Preston organizer seventh-day adventists
  • Cyrus Pringle botanist
  • Thomas Edwin Greenfield Ranson union army general
  • Henry Mower Rice politician
  • Israel Bush "Fighting Dick" Richardson union army major general
  • Edward D. Robie naval engineer, inventor
  • Theodore Robinson artist
  • William Hepburn Russell founder Pony Express
  • Alvah Sabin politician
  • Matt Salinger actor
  • Stephen Alonzo Schoff engraver, artist
  • Arthur E. Scott photographer, photo-historian
  • Julian Scott artist
  • Patty Sheehan golfer
  • Charles H. Sheldon politician
  • George Dallas Sherman musician
  • John Gregory Smith politician
  • Joseph Smith, Jr. founder mormon church
  • Ken Squier radio sports announcer
  • Timothy Steele poet
  • Nettie Maria Stevens biologist, geneticist
  • Anne Story "mother of the green mountain boys" (born in CT)
  • Charles B. Stoughton vermont infantry soldier
  • Edwin H. Stoughton union army general
  • George Crockett Strong union army brigadier general
  • William Barstow Strong president atchison, topeka & santa fe railway
  • Horace Austin Warner Tabor prospector, "silver king"
  • Alphonso Taft politician
  • Cherilee Taylor actress
  • Louise Taylor singer, songwriter
  • George Robert "Birdie" Tebbets baseball player
  • Hannah Teter olympic medalist
  • Ernest Thompson playwright, actor
  • John Thurston politician
  • Fred Tuttle actor
  • Dan Tyminski composer, singer
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  • Rudy Vallee singer, bandleader
  • James Van Ness politician
  • James M. Warner union army general
  • Cephas Washburn missionary, educator
  • Sterry R. Waterman jurist
  • Henry Wells entrepreneur, founder wells college
  • Horace Wells dentist, pioneered use of nitrous oxide
  • William Wells union army general
  • Jody Williams teacher, nobel peace prize laureate
  • William "Bill" Wilson founder alcoholics anonymous
  • Steve Wisniewski football player
  • George Woodard actor
  • Sameul Worcester missionary, translator
  • Brigham Young mormon leader

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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
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.