Windsor County, Vermont

Windsor County

Windsor County was created on February 22, 1781 from part of Cumberland County. This particular county was named after the Town of Windsor, Connecticut.

Places adjacent to Windsor County are Orange County (north), Grafton County, New Hampshire (northeast), Sullivan County, New Hampshire (east), Windham County (south), Bennington County (southwest), Rutland County (west), Addison County (northwest).

Cities, towns, and villages to be found in Windsor County include Andover, Baltimore, Barnard, Bethel, Bridgewater, Cavendish, Chester, Hartford, Hartland, Ludlow, Norwich, Plymouth, Pomfret, Reading, Rochester, Royalton, Sharon, Springfield, Stockbridge, Weathersfield, West Windsor, Weston, Windsor, Woodstock .

Windsor County vital records from the last five (5) yearscan be found at the Vermont Office of Vital Records. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Vermont for current fees and application process. For Records more than five (5) years ago can be ordered from the Vermont State Archives and Records Administration.

You can search online for Windsor County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Vermont Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications to mail.

Windsor County does have Federal Census Schedules to help in exploring your family tree. United states federal Population Schedules are available for 1790, 1800, 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Windsor Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Windsor Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be acquired for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Windsor Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be obtained for 1890. You can get free down loadable and also printable census forms to assist with your research.

Windsor County Society and Family History Resources

A list of Windsor County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.

Windsor County Courthouse and Government Records

Researchers frequently forget about the significance of Windsor County court, probate, and land records data as a resource of family history and genealogy information. Hidden away in Vermont courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Vermont citizens. The odds are great that your potential ancestors have left a in-depth document of at least quite a few factors of their lives in the Windsor County court records. Even if your ancestors and forefathers is not mentioned in a Court case, take into consideration all of the other methods which often can have lead to him or her appearing in court records.

You should contact the clerk's office to verify hours, mailing address, fees and other details prior to visiting or inquiring about information because of many times changing contact details. The Department Offices DO NOT DO RESEARCH. The records are available to interested parties, barring private issues. A lot of staff will aid persons in obtaining the resources, however it's up to the man or women to undertake the researching.

Each town clerk's office holds the original deed, vital, tax, and town meeting records. Included in town or proprietor's meeting records are such valuable sources as lists of freemen (new voters in town), annual election of officers, school records, hog or cattle marks, warnings out to those for whom the town will not assume legal responsibility, militia, and accounts of various town officials. Even though the political division of county has little meaning in Vermont, there are some county land records, primarily for unorganized towns, and county court records located at the appropriate county office. Town Clerks also has copies of vital records birth, marriage, civil unions, divorce and death records.

Windsor County Courthouse, 12 The Green, Woodstock, VT 05091; (802) 457-2121, has Land Records from Cumberland County Deeds 1784–94 (county only) and Probate Records from 1787 to present. Windsor Probate District covers towns in southern part of Windsor County. First book of guardianships is missing, as are some pages in the recorded probates. Probate files for 1781—1850 were burned. Hartford Probate District covers towns in northern part of Windsor County.

  • Andover Town Clerk, 953 Weston-Andover Rd., Andover, VT 05143; Phone: (802)875-2765
  • Baltimore Town Clerk, 1902 Baltimore Rd., Baltimore, VT 05143 ; Phone: (802)263-5274
  • Barnard Town Clerk, P.O. Box 274, Barnard, VT 05031 ; Phone: (802)234-9211
  • Bethel Town Clerk, PO Box 404, Bethel, VT 05032 ; Phone: (802)234-9722
  • Bridgewater Town Clerk, P.O. Box 14, Bridgewater, VT 05034 ; Phone: (802)672-3334
  • Cavendish Town Clerk, P.O. Box 126, Cavendish, VT 05142 ; Phone: (802)226-7291
  • Chester Town Clerk, P.O. Box 370, Chester, VT 05143 ; Phone: (802)875-2173
  • Hartford Town Clerk, 171 Bridge Street, White River Jct., VT 05001 ; Phone: (802)295-2785
  • Hartland Town Clerk, P.O. Box 349, Hartland, VT 050480349; Phone: (802)436-2444
  • Ludlow Town Clerk, P.O. Box 307, Ludlow, VT 05149 ; Phone: (802)228-3232
  • Norwich Town Clerk, P.O. Box 376, Norwich, VT 05055 ; Phone: (802)649-1419
  • Plymouth Town Clerk, 68 Town Office Rd., Plymouth, VT 05056 ; Phone: (802)672-3655
  • Pomfret Town Clerk, P.O. Box 64 , South Pomfret, VT 05067 ; Phone: (802)457-3861
  • Reading Town Clerk, P.O. Box 72, Reading, VT 05062 ; Phone: (802)484-7250
  • Rochester Town Clerk, P.O. Box 238, Rochester, VT 05767 ; Phone: (802)767-3631
  • Royalton Town Clerk, P.O. Box 680, S. Royalton, VT 05068 ; Phone: (802)763-7207
  • Sharon Town Clerk, P.O. Box 250, Sharon, VT 05065 ; Phone: (802)763-8268
  • Springfield Town Clerk, 96 Main Street, Springfield, VT 05156 ; Phone: (802)885-2104
  • Stockbridge Town Clerk, P.O. Box 39, Stockbridge, VT 05772 ; Phone: (802)234-9371
  • Weathersfield Town Clerk, P. O. Box 550, Ascutney, VT 05030 ; Phone: (802)674-2626
  • West Windsor Town Clerk, P.O. Box 6, Brownsville, VT 05037 ; Phone: (802)484-7212
  • Weston Town Clerk, P.O. Box 98, Weston, VT 051610098; Phone: (802)824-6645
  • Windsor Town Clerk, PO Box 47, Windsor, VT 05089 ; Phone: (802)674-5610
  • Woodstock Town Clerk, 31 The Green, Woodstock, VT 05091 ; Phone: (802)457-3611
  • Vermont Office of Vital Records has copies of birth, marriage, divorce and death records. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Vermont for current fees and application process. Birth, marriage, and death records are connected with central life events.

Windsor County Links

The following are links to Genealogy and family history, Records and Resources pertaining to Windsor County. Most of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some call for a cost. This is just a listing which has been collected or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another. Feel free to submit your own favorite Windsor County genealogy or family history associated sites.

Windsor Co. VT Books, Newspapers & Publications

Windsor Co. VT Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Windsor Co. VT Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Windsor Co. VT Census Records

Windsor Co. VT Cemeteries & Graveyards

Windsor Co. VT Church & Bible Records

Windsor Co. VT Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Windsor Co. VT General and History Websites

Windsor Co. VT Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Windsor Co. VT Military Records

Windsor Co. VT Schools & Directories

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