Essex County, Vermont Records
Essex County is bordered by Coos County, New Hampshire (east), Grafton County, New Hampshire (south), Caledonia County (southwest), Orleans County (west), Coaticook Regional County Municipality, Quebec (north).
Essex County Cities and Towns include Averill, Avery's Gore, Bloomfield, Brighton, Brunswick, Canaan, Concord, East Haven, Ferdinand, Granby, Guildhall, Lemington, Lewis, Lunenburg, Maidstone, Norton, Victory, Warner's Grant, Warren Gore.
The Town Maps of Essex County, Vermont contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Essex County, Vermont Courthouse Records
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.
Essex County Courthouse, 75 Guildhall Hill Rd, East Concord, VT 05906; (802) 676-3910, has Land Records from 1793–1971 (county only) and Probate Records from 1791 to present.
- Bloomfield Town Clerk, P. O. Box 336, N. Stratford, VT 03590 ; Phone: (802)962-5191
- Brighton Town Clerk, P. O. Box 377, Island Pond, VT 05846 ; Phone: (802)723-4405
- Brunswick Town Clerk, 994 VT Rt. 102, Brunswick, VT 05905 ; Phone: (802)962-5514
- Canaan Town Clerk, P.O. Box 159, Canaan, VT 05903 ; Phone: (802)266-3370
- Concord Town Clerk, P.O. Box 317, Concord, VT 05824 ; Phone: (802)695-2220
- East Haven Town Clerk, P.O. Box 10, East Haven, VT 05837 ; Phone: (802)467-3772
- Granby Town Clerk, P.O. Box 56, Granby, VT 05840 ; Phone: (802)328-3611
- Guildhall Town Clerk, P.O. Box 10, Guildhall, VT 05905 ; Phone: (802)676-3797
- Lemington Town Clerk, 2549 River Road, VT 102, Lemington, VT 05903-9610; Phone: (802)277-4814
- Lunenburg Town Clerk, P.O. Box 54, Lunenburg, VT 05906 ; Phone: (802)892-5959
- Maidstone Town Clerk, P.O. Box 118, Guildhall, VT 05905 ; Phone: (802)676-3210
- Norton Town Clerk, 172 Leo's Lane, Norton, VT 05907 ; Phone: (802)822-9935
- Victory Town Clerk, P.O. Box 609, N. Concord, VT 05858 ; Phone: (802)328-2400
Essex County, Vermont Census Records
- Learn More: State of Vermont Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1800, 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Essex County, Vermont Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Vermont Vital Records
- Birth, Marriage, Divorce and Death Records: for most recent 5 years. For records over 5 years old see the Vermont State Archives below
- Locations: Vermont Department of Health, Vermont State Archives and Records Administration (VSARA)
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications.
- In Person: Vermont Department of Health, Vital Records Section, P.O. Box 70, 108 Cherry Street, Burlington, VT 05402; (802) 863-7275
Essex County, Vermont Resources
- Canaan Historical Society
- Concord Historical Society
- Island Pond Historical Society, PO Box 408, Island Pond, VT 05846; Phone: (802) 723-4345
- Lunenburg Historical Society
- Essex County, Vermont Message Boards
Essex County, Vermont External Links
- Vermont Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Vermont (1783–2006)
- Essex County, Vermont Books - Amazon
- Essex Co., Vermont - FindaGrave
- A history of Guildhall, Vt.
- Essex County, Vermont Links - Cyndi's List
- Essex Co. VTGenweb
- Essex County, Vermont Ancestry Database Collections
- Essex County, Vermont Military Records