Walden, Vermont

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United States Gotoarrow.png Vermont Gotoarrow.png Caledonia Gotoarrow.png Walden

Brief History

Walden was chartered on August 18, 1781 by the Vermont Legislature. The population was 935 at the 2010 census. The community has no ZIP code of its own; mail is routed through the West Danville and East Hardwick post offices.  [1]  [2]

Historical Data

Walden, Vermont USGenWeb Page

Town Histories

A history of Walden, Vermont, by the History Committee (1986) - find this book in a library.

Vital Records

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

Military Records

Probate Records

The probate district for Walden is Caledonia
Caledonia Probate Division
1126 Main St, Ste 1
St Johnsbury, VT 05819
Phone: (802) 748-6605

Church Records

City Directories

1888 Walden Town Directory


1875 map of Walden


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

Town Records 

Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1794-1950, can be found on FamilySearch (browse only images).

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Walden Town Clerk's Office. These include Births 1883-1930, marriages 1883-1950, deaths 1883-2001; card index, 1883-2001, Land records and deeds, 1794-1900; index, 1858-1883, and Town and vital records, 1796-1884.

Walden Town Clerk
12 Vt Route 215
Walden, VT 05873
Mailing Address: 12 VT Route 215, West Danville, VT 05873.
Phone:(802) 563-2220
Email: waldentc@pivot.net


Burlington Free Press

The Barre Montpelier Times-Argus

The Caledonian Record

Libraries and Historical Societies

Northeast Kingdom Genealogy - Genealogy resources for towns in the counties of Essex, Orleans and Caledonia.


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