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United States Gotoarrow.png Vermont Gotoarrow.png Essex County

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Essex County Courthouse 
P.O. Box 75
Guildhall, VT 05905-0075
Fax: 802-676-3463

County clerk has birth and death records from 1884, marriage and burial records, a few divorce records, court records from 1800 and land records from 1762; probate judge has probate records from 1800.

Towns Organized Before 1800:
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Essex County, Vermont
Bloomfield 1762,
Brunswick 1761,
Canaan 1782,
Concord 1780,
Guildhall 1761,
Lunenburg 1763,
Maidstone 1761,
Victory 1781[1]

Quick Facts

Parent County

  • Created 5 November 1792 from Orange County. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities


Extinct Town:   • Wenlock[2]


  • Warner's Grant
  • Warren Gore

Community:   • Island Pond

Neighboring Counties

Caledonia | Orleans | New Hampshire counties: Coös | Grafton | Quebec counties: Compton | Stanstead


Archives and Libraries


Church Records

Court Records



Land and Property


Military Records


Probate Records

Probate files or packets for Essex County are now digitized and available at http://labs.familysearch.org/.


Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 698. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Michael J. Leclerc, Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research, 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 395. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974 D27g 2012.