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Online Records


County Courthouse

Essex County Courthouse 
P.O. Box 75
Guildhall, VT 05905-0075
Fax: 802-676-3463

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1884,
marriage and burial records a few divorce records,
court records from 1800 and land recordsc from 1762;
Probate Judge has probate records from 1800

Towns Organized Before 1800:
Bloomfield 1762,
Brunswick 1761,
Canaan 1782,
Concord 1780,
Guildhall 1761,
Lunenburg 1763,
Maidstone 1761,
Victory 1781[1]

Quick Facts

Wikipedia has more about this subject: Essex County, Vermont

Parent County

  • Created 5 November 1792 from Orange County. [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places


  • Averill
  • Bloomfield
  • Brighton
  • Brunswick
  • Canaan
  • Concord
  • East Haven
  • Ferdinand
  • Granby
  • Guildhall
  • Lemington
  • Lewis
  • Lunenburg
  • Maidstone
  • Norton
  • Victory


  • Island Pond

Grants and gores:

  • Avery's
  • Warner's
  • Warren's

Neighboring Counties

Caledonia | Orleans | New Hampshire counties: Coos | Grafton | Quebec counties: Compton | Stanstead


Archives and Libraries


Church History and Records

Court Records



Land and Property


Military History and Records


Probate Records

Probate files or packets for Essex County are now digitized and available at


Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Essex County, Vermont. Page 698 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. WorldCat 50140092FHL Collection Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)


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