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United States  RTENOTITLE  Vermont

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:  Albany · Charlotte · Cumberland · Gloucester · Jefferson · Washington (old)


Major Repositories

Vermont State Archives and Records Administration · 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

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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. 

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