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Contents

County Courthouse

Orange County Courthouse
5 Court Street, Chelsea, VT 05038
802-685-4610
Fax: 802-685-3246

History

Parent County

  • Created 22 February 1781 from the Colonial Lands. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Towns:

  • Bradford
  • Braintree
  • Brookfield
  • Chelsea
  • Corinth
  • Fairlee
  • Newbury
  • Orange
  • Randolph
  • Strafford
  • Thetford
  • Topsham
  • Tunbridge
  • Vershire
  • Washington
  • West Fairlee
  • Williamstown

Villages:

  • Newbury
  • Wells River

Community:

  • Bradford

Neighboring Counties

Addison | Caledonia | Washington | Windsor | Grafton County, New Hampshire

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

A transcript of the 1771 census of Gloucester County, New York survives:

  • O'Callaghan, Edmund B. Documentary History of the State of New York Vol. 4 (1851):709.[2] Digital version at Internet Archive - free.

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

 Orange County Probate Districts

  • Randolph District - Braintree, Brookfield, Chelsea, Orange, Randolph, Tunbridge, Washington and Williamstown.
  • Bradford District - Bradford, Corinth, Fairlee, Newbury, Strafford, Thetford, Topsham, Vershire and West Fairlee.
  • Orange District - in 1994 the Randolph and Bradford Districts merged under the Orange District.

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].
  2. Harry Macy, "Newtown Census of 1771," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 117, No. 1 (Jan. 1986):8. Digital version at New York Family History ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 117. The original census records were destroyed in a 1911 fire at the New York State Library.

 

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