Morristown, Vermont

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Brief History

Morristown was charatered on August 24, 1781 by the Vermont Legislature.  Morristown is the largest town by population in Lamoille County, and its central village of Morrisville serves as the county's main commercial center. The population was 5,227 at the 2010 census. [1]  [2]

Historical Data

Inventory of the town, village and city archives of Vermont, no. 8, Lamoille County, vol. VII, towns of Morristown and Sterling, village of Morrisville - view a digital version of this document.

Town Histories

History of Morristown, Vermont, by Anna L. Mower (1935) - view a digital copy of this book online.

Vital Records

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

Military Records

Probate Records

The probate district for Morristown is Lamoille.
Lamoille Probate Court
154 Main St.
PO Box 570
Hyde Park, VT 05655
Phone: (802) 888-3306

Church Records

City Directories

1884 Morristown Directory

Maps

1878 map of Morristown

Cemeteries

The following is a list of major cemeteries in present-day Morristown. For location of all cemeteries, see Cemeteries of Vermont, Lamoille County, website at this link.  

Record of deaths prior to 1870, Morristown, Vermont : taken from gravestones in the cemeteries of Morristown are available on microfilm at the Family History Library. Order film online.

Town Records 

Town of Morristown
PO Box 748
43 Portland Street
Morrisville, VT 05661
Phone: (802) 888-6669
Website: http://morristownvt.org/

Newspapers

Burlington Free Press

The Barre Montpelier Times-Argus

New and Citizen

Libraries and Historical Societies

Morristown Centennial Library
7 Richmond St.
Morrisville, VT 05661
Phone:(802) 888-3853
Website: http://centenniallibrary.org/


Morristown Historical Society, Inc
122 Lower Main Street
PO Box 1299
Morrisville, VT 05661 - View Map
Phone: (802) 888-7617

References

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