Bolton was chartered on July 7, 1763. Bolton is often referred to as "the land of boulders and bears." The town has more than twenty mountains of over 2,000 feet, and nearly as many more just under that height. The 2010 population at the 1010 Census was 1,182.  
A history of Bolton, Gardiner Lane (1989) - find this book in a library.
FamilySearch Historical Records Collection has Vermont birth, death, and marriage records online.
The probate district for Bolton is Chittenden.
Chittenden District Probate Court
175 Main St.
PO Box 511
Burlington VT 05402
Phone: (802) 651-1518
The following is a list of major cemeteries in present-day Bolton. For location of all cemeteries, see Cemeteries of Vermont, Chittenden County, website at this link.
- East Bolton Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
- West Bolton Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1861-1999, can be found on FamilySearch (browse only images).
Bolton Land Records, 1851-1903, can be found on FamilySearch (browse only images).
Bolton Town Clerk Office
3045 Theodore Roosevelt Highway
Bolton, Vermont 05676
Phone: (802) 434-3064
Libraries and Historical Societies
- Bolton, VT History, http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/bolton.html#about
- History of Bolton, VT http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont/ChittendenBolton.html