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Guide to Vermont ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Vermont Information

Vermont is a state in the northeast region of the United States. It is divided into 14 counties and it's capital is Montpelier. Vermont was admitted to the Union as the 14th state on 4 mar 1791. Vermont was created from the Province of New York, New Hampshire Grants and Vermont Republic. [1]

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Getting Started with Vermont Research

Links to articles on getting started with Vermont research.

Vermont Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Vermont research.

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Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States. Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.

Bennington CountyWindham CountyRutland CountyWindsor CountyOrange CountyAddison CountyWashington CountyChittenden CountyLamoille CountyCaledonia CountyEssex CountyOrleans CountyFranklin CountyGrand Isle CountyVermont-county-map.gif


Extinct or Renamed Counties: Albany · Charlotte · Cumberland · Dominion of New England Genealogy · Gloucester · Jefferson · Massachusetts Bay Colony Genealogy · New Hampshire · New York · Washington (old)

Vermont Migration Routes

Chambly Canal · Champlain Canal · Connecticut River · Erie Canal · Hudson River · Lake Champlain

FamilySearch Resources

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.

Additional Resources


  1. Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 31 Oct 2016.