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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.
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.
FamilySearch Historical Records Collection has Vermont birth, death, and marriage records online.
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
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.
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
Libraries and Historical Societies
South Burlington Community Library
540 Dorset Street
South Burlington, VT 05403
Phone: (802) 652-7080
- ↑ Brief history of St. George, VT http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/stgeorge.html#about
- ↑ Town of South Burlington, Vermont, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont/TownSouthBurlington.html