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| <br>'''''Most unique genealogical features:'''''
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*[[Vermont Probate Records|Probate districts]] - '''not''' counties
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*Good [[Vermont Vital Records#Vital_Records_Indexes|BMD indexes]] for early-1870, 1871-1908, 1909-1942, 1943-1953
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*NH &amp; NY have some [[Vermont Land and Property|early VT records]]
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=== Vermont Counties ===
  
Before 1900 the largest religious groups in Vermont were the Baptist, Congregational, Episcopal, Methodist, and Roman Catholic churches. For a list of churches in Vermont, see John Gordon Melton’s National Directory of Churches, Synagogues and Other Houses of Worship in [[United States Church Records]].  
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'''Click''' on the map below to go to a county page. '''Hover''' over a county to see its name. To see a larger version of the map, [[Vermont Counties Map|click here]].  
  
=== Counties  ===
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*[[Addison County, Vermont|Addison]]  
 
*[[Addison County, Vermont|Addison]]  
 
*[[Bennington County, Vermont|Bennington]]  
 
*[[Bennington County, Vermont|Bennington]]  
 
*[[Caledonia County, Vermont|Caledonia]]  
 
*[[Caledonia County, Vermont|Caledonia]]  
 
*[[Chittenden County, Vermont|Chittenden]]  
 
*[[Chittenden County, Vermont|Chittenden]]  
*[[Essex County, Vermont|Essex]]
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*[[Essex County, Vermont|Essex]]  
 
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*[[Franklin County, Vermont|Franklin]]  
 
*[[Franklin County, Vermont|Franklin]]  
 
*[[Grand Isle County, Vermont|Grand Isle]]  
 
*[[Grand Isle County, Vermont|Grand Isle]]  
 
*[[Lamoille County, Vermont|Lamoille]]  
 
*[[Lamoille County, Vermont|Lamoille]]  
 
*[[Orange County, Vermont|Orange]]  
 
*[[Orange County, Vermont|Orange]]  
*[[Orleans County, Vermont|Orleans]]
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*[[Orleans County, Vermont|Orleans]]  
 
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*[[Rutland County, Vermont|Rutland]]  
 
*[[Rutland County, Vermont|Rutland]]  
 
*[[Washington County, Vermont|Washington]]  
 
*[[Washington County, Vermont|Washington]]  
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''Extinct or Renamed Counties:'' [[Cumberland County, Vermont|Cumberland]] | [[Jefferson County, Vermont|Jefferson]] | [[Washington (old) County, Vermont|Washington (old)]]
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:''' [[Cumberland County, Vermont|Cumberland]] | [[Jefferson County, Vermont|Jefferson]] | [[Washington (old) County, Vermont|Washington (old)]]  
  
 
=== Major Repositories  ===
 
=== Major Repositories  ===
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[[Vermont State Archives and Records Admninistration]]{{·}} [[Vermont Historical Society]]{{·}} [[New England Historic Genealogical Society]]{{·}} [[National Archives Northeast Region (Boston)]]{{·}} [[Allen County Public Library]]  
 
[[Vermont State Archives and Records Admninistration]]{{·}} [[Vermont Historical Society]]{{·}} [[New England Historic Genealogical Society]]{{·}} [[National Archives Northeast Region (Boston)]]{{·}} [[Allen County Public Library]]  
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=== Research Tools  ===
 
=== Research Tools  ===
  
*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].  
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*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=2;t=searchable;c=1435692 Vermont Probate Files, 1791-1919] were added to FamilySearch Record Search. More than 200,000 images are currently available.  
*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Vermont/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.  
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*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=2;c=1409123;t=browsable;w= Vermont Land Records, Early to 1900] images are available online at FamilySearch Record Search.  
*[http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vttttp/ Vermont Trails to the Past]  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vtgenweb/VT_History.htm VTGenWeb Project] links repository by topic, and by county.
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vtgenweb/VT_History.htm The VTGenWeb Project]  
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*[http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vttttp/ Vermont Trails to the Past] small links repository mostly to maps.
*Check out [[Vermont Record Selection Table|Vermont Records]].
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=== Did You Know?  ===
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*Before 1900 the largest religious groups in Vermont were the Baptist, Congregational, Episcopal, Methodist, and Roman Catholic churches. For a list of churches in Vermont, see John Gordon Melton’s ''National Directory of Churches, Synagogues and Other Houses of Worship'' in [[United States Church Records]].
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*State, county, and town histories often contain biographical sketches of local citizens, including important genealogical information. This may be one of the best sources of information for some families.
  
 
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In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:  
 
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Revision as of 03:07, 3 November 2010

News and Events
Vermont Topics
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Vermont

Vermont's fall foliage.
Welcome to Vermont,
Green Mountain State

Most unique genealogical features:

Vermont Counties

Click on the map below to go to a county page. Hover over a county to see its name. To see a larger version of the map, click here.


Bennington CountyWindham CountyRutland CountyWindsor CountyOrange CountyAddison CountyWashington CountyChittenden CountyLamoille CountyCaledonia CountyEssex CountyOrleans CountyFranklin CountyGrand Isle CountyVermont-county-map.gif





Extinct or Renamed Counties: Cumberland | Jefferson | Washington (old)

Major Repositories

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Vermont State Archives and Records Admninistration · Vermont Historical Society · New England Historic Genealogical Society · National Archives Northeast Region (Boston) · Allen County Public Library

Migration Routes

Chambly Canal · Champlain Canal · Connecticut River · Erie Canal · Hudson River · Lake Champlain

Research Tools

Did You Know?

  • Before 1900 the largest religious groups in Vermont were the Baptist, Congregational, Episcopal, Methodist, and Roman Catholic churches. For a list of churches in Vermont, see John Gordon Melton’s National Directory of Churches, Synagogues and Other Houses of Worship in United States Church Records.
  • State, county, and town histories often contain biographical sketches of local citizens, including important genealogical information. This may be one of the best sources of information for some families.

Things you can do

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by: