The first city of the U.S., which runs entirely on renewable energy is City of Burlington of the state Vermont in the United States of America. About 45miles(72km) to the north of this city, you’ll find the Canada-United states border. It is the most populous city in Vermont, with a population of 42,417, according to the census of 2010. In this article, we have answered some most asked questions about the city of Burlington.
1. How did the City of Burlington get its Name?
There are two theories about the origin of the name city of Burlington, and both are equally popular among residents of the town. The first one says that the city was named after Richard Boyle, 3rd earl of Burlington, a member of the Noble family of Burlington. Richard Boyle is also famous for bringing Palladian Architecture to Britain and Ireland.
The second theory is that the name of the city of Burlington came from the politically prominent and wealthy Burling family of New York, who held large tracts of land in nearby towns. Both theories about the origin of the name of the city of Burlington are equally popular and fascinating.