Vermont County Creation Dates and Parent Counties

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Name of County Date Formed Boundary
Parent County Counties Created by Boundary Changes
Addison 1785 Oct 18 Details Rutland, Orange Chittenden 1787
Bennington 1779 Feb 11 Details Colonial lands Windham 1781
Caledonia 1792 Nov 05 Details Orange none
Chittenden 1787 Oct 22 Details Addison Franklin 1792, Lamoille 1835, Washington 1810, Jefferson 1810
Cumberland 1766 6 17 Details Albany, Gloucester (New York) divided to Bennington, Orange, Windham, Windsor
Essex 1792 Nov 05 Details Orange none
Franklin 1792 Nov 05 Details Chittenden Grand Isle 1802
Grand Isle 1802 Nov 09 Details Franklin, Chittenden none
Jefferson 1810 Nov 01 Details Caledonia, Chittenden, Orange renamed Washington 1814
Lamoille 1835 Oct 26 Details Chittenden, Franklin, Orleans, Washington none
Orange 1781 Feb 22 Details Cumberland Addison 1785, Caledonia 1792, Essex 1792, Jefferson 1810, Lamoille 1835, Orleans 1792, Washington 1810
Orleans 1792 Nov 05 Details Orange none
Rutland 1781 Feb 22 Details Bennington Addison 1785
Washington 1814 Nov 08 Details renamed from Jefferson none
Windham 1781 Feb 22 Details Cumberland none
Windsor 1781 Feb 22 Details Cumberland none

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  1. [http://historical-county./website/Vermont/viewer.htm Vermont Atlas of Historical County Boundaries, John H. Long, Editor; Peggy Tuck Sinko, Associate Editor; Gordon DenBoer, Historical Compiler; Douglas Knox, Book Digitizing Director and Digital Compiler; Emily Kelley, Research Associate; Laura Rico-Beck, GIS Specialist; Peter Siczewicz, ArcIMS Interactive Map Designer; Robert Will, Cartographic Assistant. Copyright The Newberry Library 2008.