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Caledonia County, Vermont
Map of Vermont highlighting Caledonia County
Location in the state of Vermont
Founded November 5, 1792
County Seat Saint Johnsbury
Address Caledonia County Courthouse
Mailing: P.O. Box 4129
Saint Johnsbury , VT 05819
27 Main Street, St. Johnsbury, VT
Fax: 802-748-6603
Caledonia County Website


County Courthouse

Town Clerks have birth, marriage, death, burial and land records; County Clerk has divorce and court records from from 1797; Probate Judge has probate records.

Towns Organized Before 1800:
Barnet 1763,
Burke 1782,
Cabot 1780,
Danville 1786,
Groton 1789,
Hardwick 1781,
Lyndon 1780,
Peacham 1763,
Ryegate 1763,
Sheffield 1793,
St. Johnsbury 1785,
Sutton 1782,
Walden 1780,
Waterford 1781,
Wheelock 1785[1]
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Caledonia County, Vermont

Quick Facts

Parent County

5 November 1792: from Orange County.[1]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Vermont County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Vermont County Boundary Maps" (1764-1895) may be viewed for free at the website.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

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Modern town borders in Caledonia County, Vermont.


Extinct Towns:   · Bradleyvale  · Hopkinsville[2]

Villages:   · Lyndonville  · West Burke

Neighboring Counties:   · Essex  · Lamoille  · Orange  · Orleans  · Washington  · New Hampshire county: Grafton


Archives and Libraries



Church Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration




  • Jeffrey, William H. Successful Vermonters; a modern gazetteer of Caledonia, Essex, and Orleans Counties. East Burke, Vermont, The Historical Publishing Company, 1904. Online.

  • Child, Hamilton Gazetteer of Caledonia and Essex Counties, Vt. 1764-1887. Caledonia County, Vermont, Syracuse Journal Company, Printers and Binders, 1887. Online.

Land and Property



Military History and Records

Civil War

Regiments and Companies:

- 4th Regiment, Vermont Infantry, Companies G and H


The Caledonian : (St. Johnsbury, Vermont) 1837-1867, A.G. Chadwick. Dates of publication:1837-1867. Published weekly.

St. Johnsbury Caledonian. (St. Johnsbury, Vermont) 1867-1919. C.M. Stone & Co. Dates of publication:1867-1919. Published weekly.

Probate Records


Vital Records

See also How to order Vermont Vital Records, order electronically online or download an application for Vermont <a title="Vermont Birth Certificate Application" href="" target="_blank">Birth Certificate</a>, <a title="Vermont Marriage Certificate Application" href="" target="_blank">Marriage Certificate</a>, <a title="Vermont Divorce Certificate Application" href="" target="_blank">Divorce Certificate</a>, <a title="Vermont Death Certificate Application" href="" target="_blank">Death Certificate</a> Applications to mail.

Societies, Libraries and Museums

See also a List of Vermont Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Caledonia County Historical Societies

Family History Centers



  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Caledonia County, Vermont, 698. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Michael J. Leclerc, Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research, 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 394. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974 D27g 2012.


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