Winooski, Vermont

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Winooski (/wɪˈnuːski/) is a city in Chittenden County, Vermont, in the United States. Located at the mouth of the Winooski River, as of the 2000 census the city population was 6,561.[3] It is part of the Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2), of which, 1.4 square miles (3.7 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km2) of it (5.30%) is water.

Etymology

The word "winooski" comes from the language of the Abenaki tribe, and means "this is where the wild onions grow".[citation needed]

History

Pre-columbian

5000 years ago a single family of paleolithic native Americans came to what is now the city[citation needed]. The prehistoric campground for this transient group is one of Vermont's significant archaeological sites. Other native people came to Winooski in the years that followed.[4]

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