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Birth Records (498)
Cemetery Records (2,384)
Census Records (829)
Church Records (378)
City Directories (916)
Court Records (30)
Death Records (589)
Histories and Genealogies (815)
Immigration Records (91)
Land Records (464)
Map Records (624)
Marriage Records (609)
Military Records (414)
Minority Records (28)
Miscellaneous Records (189)
Newspapers and Obituaries (1,592)
Probate Records (73)
School Records (406)
Tax Records (15)

By County

Addison County (782)
Bennington County (732)
Caledonia County (657)
Chittenden County (990)
Essex County (284)
Franklin County (688)
Grand Isle County (157)
Lamoille County (375)
Orange County (661)
Orleans County (532)
Rutland County (1,177)
Washington County (1,050)
Windham County (1,093)
Windsor County (1,011)

By City

Addison (in Addison County) (29)
Albany (in Orleans County) (34)
Alburgh (in Grand Isle County) (36)
Andover (in Windsor County) (29)
Arlington (in Bennington County) (52)
Athens (in Windham County) (34)
Bakersfield (in Franklin County) (31)
Baltimore (in Windsor County) (25)
Barnard (in Windsor County) (35)
Barnet (in Caledonia County) (40)
Barre (in Washington County) (208)
Barton (in Orleans County) (65)
Bellows Falls (in Windham County) (116)
Belvidere (in Lamoille County) (26)
Bennington (in Bennington County) (235)
Benson (in Rutland County) (40)
Berkshire (in Franklin County) (37)
Berlin (in Washington County) (44)
Bethel (in Windsor County) (48)
Bloomfield (in Essex County) (28)
Bolton (in Chittenden County) (32)
Bradford (in Orange County) (101)
Braintree (in Orange County) (45)
Brandon (in Rutland County) (91)
Brattleboro (in Windham County) (269)
Bridgewater (in Windsor County) (31)
Bridport (in Addison County) (39)
Brighton (in Essex County) (29)
Bristol (in Addison County) (78)
Brookfield (in Orange County) (31)
Brookline (in Windham County) (34)
Brownington (in Orleans County) (27)
Brunswick (in Essex County) (27)
Burke (in Caledonia County) (29)
Burlington (in Chittenden County) (395)
Cabot (in Washington County) (36)
Calais (in Washington County) (32)
Cambridge (in Lamoille County) (41)
Canaan (in Essex County) (33)
Castleton (in Rutland County) (55)
Cavendish (in Windsor County) (48)
Charleston (in Orleans County) (34)
Charlotte (in Chittenden County) (38)
Chelsea (in Orange County) (53)
Chester (in Windsor County) (61)
Chittenden (in Rutland County) (36)
Clarendon (in Rutland County) (47)
Colchester (in Chittenden County) (65)
Concord (in Essex County) (45)
Corinth (in Orange County) (31)
Cornwall (in Addison County) (45)
Coventry (in Orleans County) (32)
Craftsbury (in Orleans County) (34)
Danby (in Rutland County) (60)
Danville (in Caledonia County) (43)
Derby (in Orleans County) (41)
Derby Line (in Orleans County) (22)
Dorset (in Bennington County) (38)
Dover (in Windham County) (47)
Dummerston (in Windham County) (33)
Duxbury (in Washington County) (39)
East Barre (in Washington County) (21)
East Dorset (in Bennington County) (21)
East Georgia (in Franklin County) (22)
East Haven (in Essex County) (30)
East Montpelier (in Washington County) (47)
Eden (in Lamoille County) (23)
Elmore (in Lamoille County) (28)
Enosburg Falls (in Franklin County) (33)
Enosburgh (in Franklin County) (52)
Essex (in Chittenden County) (55)
Essex Junction (in Chittenden County) (49)
Fair Haven (in Rutland County) (79)
Fairfax (in Franklin County) (54)
Fairfield (in Franklin County) (54)
Fairlee (in Orange County) (29)
Fayston (in Washington County) (28)
Ferrisburg (in Addison County) (44)
Fletcher (in Franklin County) (31)
Franklin (in Franklin County) (39)
Georgia (in Franklin County) (43)
Glastenbury (in Bennington County) (21)
Glover (in Orleans County) (33)
Goshen (in Addison County) (26)
Grafton (in Windham County) (32)
Granby (in Essex County) (34)
Grand Isle (in Grand Isle County) (26)
Granville (in Addison County) (29)
Greensboro (in Orleans County) (42)
Groton (in Caledonia County) (43)
Guildhall (in Essex County) (41)
Guilford (in Windham County) (46)
Halifa (in Windham County) (20)
Halifax (in Windham County) (45)
Hancock (in Addison County) (31)
Hardwick (in Caledonia County) (57)
Hartford (in Windsor County) (48)
Hartland (in Windsor County) (50)
Highgate (in Franklin County) (40)
Hinesburg (in Chittenden County) (42)
Holland (in Orleans County) (25)
Hubbardton (in Rutland County) (43)
Huntington (in Chittenden County) (32)
Hyde Park (in Lamoille County) (52)
Ira (in Rutland County) (33)
Irasburg (in Orleans County) (43)
Island Pond (in Essex County) (47)
Isle La Motte (in Grand Isle County) (25)
Jacksonville (in Windham County) (21)
Jamaica (in Windham County) (34)
Jay (in Orleans County) (26)
Jeffersonville (in Lamoille County) (20)
Jericho (in Chittenden County) (54)
Johnson (in Lamoille County) (62)
Kirby (in Caledonia County) (31)
Landgrove (in Bennington County) (26)
Leicester (in Addison County) (27)
Lemington (in Essex County) (30)
Lincoln (in Addison County) (40)
Londonderry (in Windham County) (40)
Lowell (in Orleans County) (31)
Ludlow (in Windsor County) (71)
Lunenburg (in Essex County) (33)
Lyndon (in Caledonia County) (50)
Lyndonville (in Caledonia County) (58)
Maidstone (in Essex County) (29)
Manchester (in Bennington County) (86)
Marlboro (in Windham County) (45)
Marshfield (in Washington County) (34)
Mendon (in Rutland County) (37)
Middlebury (in Addison County) (203)
Middlesex (in Washington County) (32)
Middletown (in Rutland County) (26)
Middletown Springs (in Rutland County) (36)
Milton (in Chittenden County) (49)
Monkton (in Addison County) (38)
Montgomery (in Franklin County) (36)
Montpelier (in Washington County) (283)
Moretown (in Washington County) (38)
Morgan (in Orleans County) (45)
Morristown (in Lamoille County) (36)
Morrisville (in Lamoille County) (48)
Mount Holly (in Rutland County) (36)
Mount Tabor (in Rutland County) (31)
New Haven (in Addison County) (38)
Newark (in Caledonia County) (32)
Newbury (in Orange County) (63)
Newfane (in Windham County) (63)
Newport (in Orleans County) (79)
North Bennington (in Bennington County) (26)
North Hero (in Grand Isle County) (31)
North Troy (in Orleans County) (28)
Northfield (in Washington County) (91)
Norton (in Essex County) (30)
Norwich (in Windsor County) (54)
Orange (in Orange County) (34)
Orleans (in Orleans County) (28)
Orwell (in Addison County) (56)
Panton (in Addison County) (32)
Pawlet (in Rutland County) (48)
Peacham (in Caledonia County) (45)
Peru (in Bennington County) (34)
Pittsfield (in Rutland County) (28)
Pittsford (in Rutland County) (54)
Plainfield (in Washington County) (41)
Plymouth (in Windsor County) (32)
Pomfret (in Windsor County) (39)
Poultney (in Rutland County) (73)
Pownal (in Bennington County) (50)
Proctor (in Rutland County) (42)
Putney (in Windham County) (71)
Randolph (in Orange County) (67)
Reading (in Windsor County) (37)
Readsboro (in Bennington County) (33)
Richford (in Franklin County) (59)
Richmond (in Chittenden County) (58)
Ripton (in Addison County) (31)
Rochester (in Windsor County) (47)
Rockingham (in Windham County) (46)
Roxbury (in Washington County) (35)
Royalton (in Windsor County) (37)
Rupert (in Bennington County) (40)
Rutland (in Rutland County) (289)
Ryegate (in Caledonia County) (36)
Salisbury (in Addison County) (35)
Sandgate (in Bennington County) (38)
Saxtons River (in Windham County) (26)
Searsburg (in Bennington County) (25)
Shaftsbury (in Bennington County) (56)
Sharon (in Windsor County) (31)
Sheffield (in Caledonia County) (37)
Shelburne (in Chittenden County) (51)
Sheldon (in Franklin County) (39)
Sherburne (in Rutland County) (32)
Shoreham (in Addison County) (47)
Shrewsbury (in Rutland County) (45)
Somerset (in Windham County) (21)
South Burlington (in Chittenden County) (54)
South Hero (in Grand Isle County) (24)
South Royalton (in Windsor County) (36)
South Woodstock (in Windsor County) (21)
Springfield (in Windsor County) (95)
St Albans (in Franklin County) (189)
St George (in Chittenden County) (23)
St Johnsbury (in Caledonia County) (176)
Stamford (in Bennington County) (31)
Starksboro (in Addison County) (40)
Stockbridge (in Windsor County) (24)
Stowe (in Lamoille County) (70)
Strafford (in Orange County) (40)
Stratton (in Windham County) (40)
Sudbury (in Rutland County) (38)
Sunderland (in Bennington County) (31)
Sutton (in Caledonia County) (29)
Swanton (in Franklin County) (83)
Thetford (in Orange County) (59)
Tinmouth (in Rutland County) (47)
Topsham (in Orange County) (39)
Townshend (in Windham County) (41)
Troy (in Orleans County) (28)
Tunbridge (in Orange County) (57)
Underhill (in Chittenden County) (43)
Vergennes (in Addison County) (78)
Vernon (in Windham County) (27)
Vershire (in Orange County) (36)
Victory (in Essex County) (35)
Waitsfield (in Washington County) (56)
Walden (in Caledonia County) (35)
Wallingford (in Rutland County) (60)
Waltham (in Addison County) (29)
Wardsboro (in Windham County) (39)
Warren (in Washington County) (32)
Washington (in Orange County) (32)
Waterbury (in Washington County) (70)
Waterford (in Caledonia County) (35)
Waterville (in Lamoille County) (25)
Weathersfield (in Windsor County) (38)
Wells (in Rutland County) (52)
Wells River (in Orange County) (35)
West Brattleboro (in Windham County) (20)
West Dover (in Windham County) (21)
West Fairlee (in Orange County) (40)
West Haven (in Rutland County) (42)
West Randolph (in Orange County) (31)
West Rutland (in Rutland County) (57)
West Townshend (in Windham County) (22)
West Windsor (in Windsor County) (23)
Westfield (in Orleans County) (34)
Westford (in Chittenden County) (32)
Westminster (in Windham County) (53)
Westmore (in Orleans County) (25)
Weston (in Windsor County) (29)
Weybridge (in Addison County) (33)
Wheelock (in Caledonia County) (31)
White River Junction (in Windsor County) (41)
Whiting (in Addison County) (32)
Whitingham (in Windham County) (50)
Williamstown (in Orange County) (37)
Williston (in Chittenden County) (42)
Wilmington (in Windham County) (51)
Windham (in Windham County) (24)
Windsor (in Windsor County) (105)
Winhall (in Bennington County) (28)
Winooski (in Chittenden County) (60)
Wolcott (in Lamoille County) (30)
Woodbury (in Washington County) (33)
Woodford (in Bennington County) (29)
Woodstock (in Windsor County) (141)
Worcester (in Washington County) (60)

Overview of Vermont Genealogy Records

  • History: Vermont was first settled in 1749. It was part of New Hampshire from 1749 to 1764, then became part of New York in 1764. It became independent of New York in 1776 and became a state in 1791.
  • Birth records: Birth records were kept in Vermont by the individual town clerks starting from the earliest settlement in about 1760, but the records were incomplete. Complete records were kept starting in 1857. Birth records for Vermont can be located online through the links on this site.
  • Marriage records: Marriage records were kept in Vermont by the individual town clerks starting from the earliest settlement in about 1760, but the records were incomplete. Complete records were kept starting in 1857. Marriage records for Vermont can be located online through the links on this site.
  • Death records: Death records were kept by the individual town clerks in Vermont starting from the earliest settlement in about 1760, but the records were incomplete. Complete records were kept starting in 1857. Death records for Vermont can be located online through the links on this site.
  • Divorce records: Divorce records for 1861 to 1968 can be obtained from the Vermont State Archives and after 1968 from the Vermont Division of Vital Statistics.
  • Census records: The first federal census available for Vermont is 1790. There are federal censuses publicly available for 1790, 1800, 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940, and 1950.
  • Land records: Land records are kept by the town clerks.
  • County records: Court, probate, naturalization, and tax records were kept by the individual counties.
  • Other records: Many cities and towns kept newspapers, churches kept records, and there are records of cemeteries, histories, schools, city directories, and other records that can be located by using the city pages on this site. Records specific to minority groups can be found in the Minority Records section.
  • All records: Use the links on this site to locate the online indexes and images of many of the above records.
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