How did Vermont get its capital?

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Montpelier was part of a land grant in 1781, and was named in 1787 by one of its founders, Colonel Jacob Davis. It is named for a city on the Mediterranean coast in southern France (Montpellier), in honor of the aid given by France in the Revolutionary War.
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What is the state capital of Vermont?

The capital of the state of Vermont is Montpelier. Montpelier is located in Washington County, and has a population ofapproximately 7,755. By population, it is the smallest s