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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Washington County'''
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Washington-County-Vermont-Courts.htm Washington County Courthouse ]<br>65 State Street, <br>Montpelier, VT 05601-0426&nbsp;<br>Mailing Address: P.O. Box 426, <br>Montpelier, VT 05601-0426 <br>Phone:&nbsp;802-223-2091
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Secretary of State, Montpelier has birth, marriage <br>and death records;&nbsp;County Clerk has divorce and <br>court records; Probate Court has probate records; <br>Town and City Clerks have land records
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Towns Organized Before 1800: <br>Barre 1781,<br>Berlin 1763,<br>Calais 1781,<br>Duxbury 1763,<br>Marshfield 1782,<br>Middlesex 1763,<br>Montpelier 1781,<br>Moretown 1763, <br>Northfield 1781,<br>Plainfield 1797,<br>Roxbury 1781,<br>Waitsfield 1782,<br>Warren 1780,<br>Waterbury 1763,<br>Worcester 1763<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Washington County, Vermont. Page 699 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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*Renamed 8 November 1814 from Jefferson County, Vermont. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[Addison County, Vermont|Addison ]]| [[Caledonia County, Vermont|Caledonia ]]| [[Chittenden County, Vermont|Chittenden ]]| [[Lamoille County, Vermont|Lamoille ]]| [[Orange County, Vermont|Orange]]  
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[[Addison County, Vermont|Addison]] | [[Caledonia County, Vermont|Caledonia]] | [[Chittenden County, Vermont|Chittenden]] | [[Lamoille County, Vermont|Lamoille]] | [[Orange County, Vermont|Orange]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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*[http://www.nekg-vt.com/Cemeteries%20of%20VT/washington.htm#top List of Washington County Cemeteries]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=108029 Hope Cemetery, Barre] BillionGraves
  
 
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'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''
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[[Vermont, Washington County, Probate Estate Files (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Vermont, Washington County, Probate Estate Files (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Montpelier Vermont Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=183897&subject_disp=Vermont%2C+Washington&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library catalog for Washington County  
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*{{FHL|Vermont%2C+Washington|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for Washington County  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vtwashin/ The Washington County VTGenWeb Project], an member of [[VTGenWeb|The VTGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vtwashin/ The Washington County VTGenWeb Project], an member of [[VTGenWeb|The VTGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/vt/washing.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Washington County
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/vt/washing.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Washington County  
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*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nekg3/nekg-townreports.htm Northeast KIngdom Genealogy] for the counties of Caledonia, Essex, and Orleans. It also has some limited information for some surrounding areas. <br>
  
 
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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Washington County Courthouse
65 State Street,
Montpelier, VT 05601-0426 
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 426,
Montpelier, VT 05601-0426
Phone: 802-223-2091

Secretary of State, Montpelier has birth, marriage
and death records; County Clerk has divorce and
court records; Probate Court has probate records;
Town and City Clerks have land records

Towns Organized Before 1800:
Barre 1781,
Berlin 1763,
Calais 1781,
Duxbury 1763,
Marshfield 1782,
Middlesex 1763,
Montpelier 1781,
Moretown 1763,
Northfield 1781,
Plainfield 1797,
Roxbury 1781,
Waitsfield 1782,
Warren 1780,
Waterbury 1763,
Worcester 1763[1]

History

Parent County

  • Renamed 8 November 1814 from Jefferson County, Vermont. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities:

Barre City

Montpelier

Towns:

  • Barre Town
  • Berlin
  • Cabot
  • Calais
  • Duxbury
  • East Montpelier
  • Fayston
  • Marshfield
  • Middlesex
  • Moretown
  • Northfield
  • Plainfield
  • Roxbury
  • Waitsfield
  • Warren
  • Waterbury
  • Woodbury
  • Worcester

Villages:

  • Cabot
  • Marshfield
  • Northfield
  • Waterbury

Communities:

  • Adamant
  • Graniteville-East Barre
  • South Barre
  • Tangletown

Neighboring Counties

Addison | Caledonia | Chittenden | Lamoille | Orange

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Vermont, Washington County, Probate Estate Files (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Washington County, Vermont. Page 699 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.