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Orleans County, Vermont

Orleans County was created on November 5, 1792 from part of Chittenden County and Orange County.

Places adjacent to Orleans County are Essex CountyCaledonia CountyLamoille CountyFranklin County, Brome-Missisquoi Regional County Municipality, Quebec, Memphrémagog Regional County Municipality, Quebec, Coaticook Regional County Municipality, Quebec.

Orleans 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 Orleans County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Vermont Birth CertificateMarriage CertificateDivorce CertificateDeath Certificate Applications to mail.

Orleans County does have Federal Census Schedules to help in exploring your family tree. United states federal Population Schedules are available for 1790180018101820183018401850186018701880189019001910192019301940.

Orleans Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Orleans Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be acquired for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Orleans 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.

Orleans County Society and Family History Resources

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

Orleans County Courthouse and Government Records

Researchers frequently forget about the significance of Orleans 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 Orleans 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.

Orleans County Courthouse, 247 Main St, Newport, VT 05855; (802) 334-3344, has Land Records from 1799–1849 (county only) and Probate Records from 1796 to present.

  • Albany Town Clerk, P.O. Box 284, Albany, VT 05820 ; Phone: (802)755-6100
  • Barton Town Clerk, P. O. Box 657, Barton, VT 05822 ; Phone: (802)525-6222
  • Brownington Town Clerk, 509 Dutton Brook Lane, Brownington, VT 05860 ; Phone: (802)754-8401
  • Charleston Town Clerk, 5063 Vt. Rte. 105, W. Charleston, VT 05872 ; Phone: (802)895-2814
  • Coventry Town Clerk, P.O. Box 104, Coventry, VT 05825 ; Phone: (802)754-2288
  • Craftsbury Town Clerk, P.O. Box 55, Craftsbury, VT 05826 ; Phone: (802)586-2823
  • Derby Town Clerk, P.O. Box 25, Derby, VT 05829 ; Phone: (802)766-4906
  • Glover Town Clerk, 51 Bean Hill, Glover, VT 05839 ; Phone: (802)525-6227
  • Greensboro Town Clerk, P.O. Box 119, Greensboro, VT 05841 ; Phone: (802)533-2911
  • Holland Town Clerk, 120 School Road – Holland, Derby Line, VT 05830-8961; Phone: (802)895-4440
  • Irasburg Town Clerk, P.O. Box 51, Irasburg, VT 05845 ; Phone: (802)754-2242
  • Jay Town Clerk, 1036 VT RTE 242, Jay, VT 05859 ; Phone: (802)988-2996
  • Lowell Town Clerk, 2170 VT Rt. 100, Lowell, VT 05847 ; Phone: (802)744-6559
  • Morgan Town Clerk, P.O. Box 45, Morgan, VT 05853 ; Phone: (802)895-2927
  • Newport City, 222 Main Street, Newport, VT 05855 ; Phone: (802)334-2112
  • Newport Town, P. O. Box 85, Newport Center, VT 05857 ; Phone: (802)334-6442
  • Troy Town Clerk, P.O. Box 80, North Troy, VT 05859 ; Phone: (802)988-2663
  • Westfield Town Clerk, 1257 VT Rt. 100, Westfield, VT 05874 ; Phone: (802)744-2484
  • Westmore Town Clerk, 54 Hinton Hill Road, Orleans, VT 05860 ; Phone: (802)525-3007

Orleans County Links

The following are links to Genealogy and family history, Records and Resources pertaining to Orleans 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 Orleans County genealogy or family history associated sites.

Orleans Co. VT Books, Newspapers & Publications

Orleans Co. VT Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Orleans Co. VT Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Orleans Co. VT Census Records

Orleans Co. VT Cemeteries & Church Records

Orleans Co. VT Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Orleans Co. VT General and History Websites

Orleans Co. VT Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Orleans Co. VT Military Records

Orleans Co. VT Schools & Directories