Vermont Gazetteers

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Gazetteers list geographical names such as towns, settlements, villages, districts, rivers, and mountains. They identify these locations and sometimes, give historical and biographical information concerning early residents.
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Gazetteers list geographical names such as towns, settlements, villages, districts, rivers, and mountains. They identify these locations and sometimes, give historical and biographical information concerning early residents.  
  
Several guides to Vermont place-names have been published, including:
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Several guides to Vermont place-names have been published, including:  
  
Hayward, John. ''A Gazetteer of Vermont''. 1849. Reprint, Bowie, Maryland.: Heritage Books, 1990. (FHL book 974.3 E5h.) This book includes histories of counties and towns; descriptions of the boundaries; names of the first settlers, ministers, and businessmen; and population schedules for each town for the census years.
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Hayward, John. ''A Gazetteer of Vermont''. 1849. Reprint, Bowie, Maryland.: Heritage Books, 1990. (Family History Library book 974.3 E5h.) This book includes histories of counties and towns; descriptions of the boundaries; names of the first settlers, ministers, and businessmen; and population schedules for each town for the census years.  
  
Swift, Ester Munroe. ''Vermont Place-Names: Footprints of History''. Brattleboro, Vermont: Stephen Greene Press, 1977. (FHL book 974.3 E2s.) This source contains brief histories of each town and county that include dates of creation and maps and indicate whether the town was created by New Hampshire grants, New York patents, or Vermont charters.
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Swift, Ester Munroe. ''Vermont Place-Names: Footprints of History''. Brattleboro, Vermont: Stephen Greene Press, 1977. (Family History Library book 974.3 E2s.) This source contains brief histories of each town and county that include dates of creation and maps and indicate whether the town was created by New Hampshire grants, New York patents, or Vermont charters.  
  
Thompson, Zadock. ''History of Vermont: Natural, Civil and Statistical in Three Parts, with an Appendix, 1853.'' Burlington, Vermont: Thompson, 1853. (FHL book 974.3 H2t; fiche 6046850.) Part 3 of the book contains a gazetteer that is alphabetical and gives a detailed description of the counties, towns, rivers, and mountains.
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Thompson, Zadock. ''History of Vermont: Natural, Civil and Statistical in Three Parts, with an Appendix, 1853.'' Burlington, Vermont: Thompson, 1853. (Family History Library book 974.3 H2t; fiche 6046850.) Part 3 of the book contains a gazetteer that is alphabetical and gives a detailed description of the counties, towns, rivers, and mountains.  
  
Hemenway’s ''The Vermont Historical Gazetteer''cited in the [[Vermont Biography|“Biography”]] section of this outline contains a list of counties and towns with their origins and history and names of prominent citizens.
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Hemenway’s ''The Vermont Historical Gazetteer''cited in the [[Vermont Biography|“Biography”]] section of this outline contains a list of counties and towns with their origins and history and names of prominent citizens.  
  
Other gazetteers and place name resources can be found in the Family History Library Catalog by using a Place Search under:
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Other gazetteers and place name resources can be found in the Family History Library Catalog by using a Place Search under:  
  
VERMONT- GAZETTEERS
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VERMONT- GAZETTEERS  
  
VERMONT, [COUNTY]- GAZETTEERS
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VERMONT, [COUNTY]- GAZETTEERS  
  
VERMONT- HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY
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VERMONT- HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY  
  
VERMONT- NAMES, GEOGRAPHICAL
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VERMONT- NAMES, GEOGRAPHICAL  
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== Web Sites ==
  
==Web Sites==
 
 
*http://www.cyndislist.com/vt.htm#Maps
 
*http://www.cyndislist.com/vt.htm#Maps
  
 
[[Category:Vermont]]
 
[[Category:Vermont]]

Revision as of 19:46, 13 August 2008

Gazetteers list geographical names such as towns, settlements, villages, districts, rivers, and mountains. They identify these locations and sometimes, give historical and biographical information concerning early residents.

Several guides to Vermont place-names have been published, including:

Hayward, John. A Gazetteer of Vermont. 1849. Reprint, Bowie, Maryland.: Heritage Books, 1990. (Family History Library book 974.3 E5h.) This book includes histories of counties and towns; descriptions of the boundaries; names of the first settlers, ministers, and businessmen; and population schedules for each town for the census years.

Swift, Ester Munroe. Vermont Place-Names: Footprints of History. Brattleboro, Vermont: Stephen Greene Press, 1977. (Family History Library book 974.3 E2s.) This source contains brief histories of each town and county that include dates of creation and maps and indicate whether the town was created by New Hampshire grants, New York patents, or Vermont charters.

Thompson, Zadock. History of Vermont: Natural, Civil and Statistical in Three Parts, with an Appendix, 1853. Burlington, Vermont: Thompson, 1853. (Family History Library book 974.3 H2t; fiche 6046850.) Part 3 of the book contains a gazetteer that is alphabetical and gives a detailed description of the counties, towns, rivers, and mountains.

Hemenway’s The Vermont Historical Gazetteercited in the “Biography” section of this outline contains a list of counties and towns with their origins and history and names of prominent citizens.

Other gazetteers and place name resources can be found in the Family History Library Catalog by using a Place Search under:

VERMONT- GAZETTEERS

VERMONT, [COUNTY]- GAZETTEERS

VERMONT- HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY

VERMONT- NAMES, GEOGRAPHICAL

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