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Welcome to the Fairlee, Vermont web site. Please note that this site is designed primarily for use by genealogists and is not intended to be the official town site.

Links to external web sites are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or approval of any of the products, services or opinions contained in any external web site. Please direct your research questions to the appropriate Town Offices as listed on the town pages or to the Vermont State Archives and Records Administration at Vermont State Archives

Town Government

Villages and hamlets in Fairlee include: Ely and Fairlee.

It should be noted that Town Clerks as a rule no longer will perform research but will assist researchers when they visit the town offices.

For current information for Fairlee, visit their website at: Town of Fairlee 

Orange County Probate Court

For current information for the court, visit their website at: Orange County Probate Court

Fairlee Public Library

For current information for the Fairlee Public Library, visit their website at: Fairlee Public Library

Fairlee History

   Excerpt from Child's 1887 Gazetteer

Fairlee Historical Society

Town Hall, 75 Town Common Road, Fairlee, VT  05045
Mailing Address: c/o Town Hall, PO Box 95, Fairlee, VT 05045
Phone: (802) 333-4363
Contact: Georgette Wolf-Ludwig, Town Clerk/Curator

The society fosters genealogical and historical research. Its collection includes manuscriptps, photos, artifacts, and ephemera concerning Fairlee and Ely (South Fairlee) from 1761 to the present. Visitors by appointment.

For current information for Fairlee, visit their website at: Fairlee VT Historical Society 

Fairlee Vital Statistics

    1790 Orange County

Census reporting ends with the 1820 census. There were over 50 separate items of data gathered in the 1830 census. That fact and that names are not in alphabetical order make it impractical to report later years.

Fairlee Schools

For current information for the Fairlee Schools, visit their website at: Fairlee Schools

Fairlee Churches

For current information for the Fairlee Churchs, visit their website at: Fairlee Churchs

Cemetery Information

Digging Deep Unearthing the Mysteries of Burial and Cemetery Laws

Orange County Cemeteries Courtesy of Paul DesTroismaisons and Janice Boyko. Some listings of interments and GoogleMaps.

Following is a list of all cemeteries in Fairlee with directions as to how to reach each one. Photos of the cemeteries are also provided. Please click on the image to see a full size view. Full listings of gravestones in each cemetery is on my list of things to do.

Cemetery Listings


Ely - South Fairlee

Fairlee Village

Whiting Family

Other Fairlee Links

   Northeastern US Waterfalls -- A list of waterfalls in the Northeastern US among which some may be located in Fairlee.
   Some Old Photos of Fairlee --  Select Map/Keyword Search and select the town.
   Vermont Historical Gazetteer - Courtesy: Rod Skinner    Local History for Vermont towns.

   HomePage for Upper Connecticut River Valley    Lots of other genealogical information.
   Other Listings of Interest, Courtesy - Janice Boyko
   Cyndi's List for Orange County Vermont


    Orange County Bibliography

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