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St. George was chartered on August 18, 1763 and was not organized until 1813..  St. George is so small that many think it was originally a gore, but it was, in fact, granted as a town. The name apparently alludes to the King George himself.  
 
St. George was chartered on August 18, 1763 and was not organized until 1813..  St. George is so small that many think it was originally a gore, but it was, in fact, granted as a town. The name apparently alludes to the King George himself.  
  
In its heyday, St. George thrived on sheep raising, until the bottom fell out of the market. Today, a cluster of houses, a cemetery, an old one-room schoolhouse, a mobile home park and a small industrial park identify St. George village near where Route 2A ends at Route 116.
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In its heyday, St. George thrived on sheep raising, until the bottom fell out of the market. Today, a cluster of houses, a cemetery, an old one-room schoolhouse, a mobile home park and a small industrial park identify St. George village near where Route 2A ends at Route 116.  
  
 
The 2010 US Census shows St. George had a population of 674.<span style="line-height: 1.5em;" />&nbsp;<ref>Brief history of St. George, VT http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/stgeorge.html#about</ref>&nbsp;<ref>Town of South Burlington, Vermont, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont/TownSouthBurlington.html</ref>  
 
The 2010 US Census shows St. George had a population of 674.<span style="line-height: 1.5em;" />&nbsp;<ref>Brief history of St. George, VT http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/stgeorge.html#about</ref>&nbsp;<ref>Town of South Burlington, Vermont, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont/TownSouthBurlington.html</ref>  
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=== Maps<br>  ===
 
=== Maps<br>  ===
  
[http://www.historicmapworks.com/Map/US/4775/Burlington+City+++Burlington+Town+South+Plan/Chittenden+County+1869/Vermont/ 1869 map of the Town on South Burlington]<br>  
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[http://www.historicmapworks.com/Map/US/4790/St++George++Williston++Williston+North/Chittenden+County+1869/Vermont/ 1869 map of Williston and St. George]<br>  
  
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
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[http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/ Burlington Free Press]  
 
[http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/ Burlington Free Press]  
  
=== Libraries and Historical Societies<br> ===
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=== Libraries and Historical Societies  ===
 
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South Burlington Community Library<br>540 Dorset Street<br>South Burlington, VT 05403<br>Phone: (802) 652-7080<br>Email: sbclinfo@sbschools.net<br>Website: [http://www.sburlcomlib.com/ http://www.sburlcomlib.com/]
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=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===

Revision as of 17:56, 29 May 2014

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Contents

Brief History

St. George was chartered on August 18, 1763 and was not organized until 1813..  St. George is so small that many think it was originally a gore, but it was, in fact, granted as a town. The name apparently alludes to the King George himself.

In its heyday, St. George thrived on sheep raising, until the bottom fell out of the market. Today, a cluster of houses, a cemetery, an old one-room schoolhouse, a mobile home park and a small industrial park identify St. George village near where Route 2A ends at Route 116.

The 2010 US Census shows St. George had a population of 674. [1] [2]

Historical Data

Town Histories

Vital Records

FamilySearch Historical Records Collection has Vermont birth, death, and marriage records online.

Probate Records

The probate district for St. Geroge is Chittenden.
Chittenden District Probate Court
175 Main St.
PO Box 511
Burlington VT 05402
Phone: (802) 651-1518

Military Records

City Directories

Maps

1869 map of Williston and St. George

Cemeteries

The following is a list of major cemeteries in present-day St. George. For location of all cemeteries, see Cemeteries of Vermont, Chittenden County, website at this link.  

  • Ahavath Gerim Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
  • Eldredge Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
  • Hebrew Holy Society Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
  • Resurrection Park Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
  • Shelburne Road Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.

Churches

Town Records

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the St. George Town Clerk's Office. These include Records of births, deaths, and marriages, 1787-1999; indexes to births, deaths, marriages, 1787-1933, and Land records, 1813-1913.

St George Town Clerk
1 Barber Rd, St George, VT 05495
Mailing Address: PO Box 874, Williston, VT 05495
Phone:(802) 482-5272
Website: http://www.stgeorgevt.com/

Newspapers

Burlington Free Press

Libraries and Historical Societies

References

Adjacent towns: