Hartland, Vermont

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United States Gotoarrow.png Vermont Gotoarrow.png Windsor Gotoarrow.png Hartland

Brief History

Hartland was actually chartered under the name of Hertford on July 10, 1761 by Governor Bennington Wentworth of New Hampshire. On June 15, 1782 the town name was changed to Waterford but two days later the name was changed to Hartland. The town of Hartland has three villages called Hartland Three Corners, Hartland Four Corners and North Hartland. The first town meeting took place on March 11, 1767.[1][2]

Historical Data

Town Histories

Hartland: the way it was, 1761-1976 -  Find this book in a library.

Vital Records

FamilySearch Historical Records Collection has Vermont birth, death, and marriage records online.

Probate Records

The probate district for Hartland is Hartford.
Hartford Probate Court
62 Pleasant Street
PO Box 275
Woodstock, VT 05091
Phone: (802) 457-1503

City Directories


Map of modern Hartland


The following is a list of cemeteries in present-day Hartland. For location of cemeteries, see Cemeteries of Vermont, Windsor County, website at this link.


First Congregational Church
10 Station Rd.
Hartland, VT 05048
Phone: (802) 436-2224
Website: http://www.hartlandbrickchurch.org/

Town Records

Digital images of Hartland Town records, 1810-1996, are available online at FamilySearch.

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Hartland Town Clerk's Office. These include Land records, 1788-1906; index to land records, 1778-1952, Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1856-1996, and Town and vital records, early to 1871.

Hartland Town Clerk
1 Quechee Rd.
PO Box 349
Hartland, VT 05048
Phone: (802) 436-2444
Email: hartlandvtclerk@vermontel.net
Website: http://www.hartland.govoffice.com/


The Vermont Standard

Libraries and Historical Societies

Hartland Historical Society
14 VT Route 12
P.O. Box 297
Hartland, VT 05048
Phone: (802) 436-1703
Email: info@hartlandhistory.org
Website: http://www.hartlandhistory.org/

Hartland Public Library
153 Route 5
P.O. Box 137
Hartland, VT 05048
Phone: 802.436.2473
Website: http://www.hartlandlibraryvt.org/


  1. Hartland, VT - History and Cemetery Listings, http://robinlull.com/garylull/Hartland_Village_cems.html
  2. History of the Town of Hartland, VT, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont/WindsorHartland.html

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