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Welcome to the Newbury, 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 Newbury include: Boltonville, Newbury, Newbury Center, Peach Four Corners, South Newbury, West Newbury, and Wells River.

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 Newbury, visit Town of Newbury

Susan A. Underwood, Clerk
4982 Main Street
Newbury, VT 05051
Tel: 802-866-5521                              Fax: none
Email:  Town of Newbury                 Website: none
Hours:  M, W, Th   9:00 AM - 4:00 PM 
Listers: same  Zoning: no zoning bylaw
Fees:  Certified Copies     -  
           Non-Certified Copies - 

Orange County Probate Court

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

Newbury Public Library

Baldwin Memorial Library  33 Main Street, Newbury, VT    802-757-2693
Website: Baldwin Memorial Library

Tenney Memorial Library  4886 Main Street, Newbury, VT    802-866-5366
Website: Tenney Memorial Library

Newbury History

   Excerpt from Child's 1887 Gazetteer

Newbury Historical Society

One-Room School House, West Newbury, VT 05051
Mailing Address: PO Box 115, Newbury, VT 05051
Email: Newbury Historical Society
Phone: (802) 866-5979
Contact: Eleanor Longfellow, President

Visitors by appointment. Admission free.

Newbury 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.

Newbury Schools

Newbury Elementary School
P. O. Box 68
Newbury, Vermont  05051
(802) 866-5621    (Voice)    (802) 866-3345    (Fax)

Oxbow Union High School
36 Oxbow Drive
Bradford, Vermont  05033
(802) 222-5214    (Voice)    (802) 222-5847    (Fax)

Blue Mountain Union School
2420 Route 302
Wells River, Vermont  05081
(802) 757-2711    (Voice)    (802) 757-3894    (Fax)

Newbury Churches

West Newbury Congregational Church
Tyler Farm Road
West Newbury, Vermont  05085
(802) 429-2869    (Voice)

First Congregational Church of Newbury
4915 Main Street
PO Box 165
Newbury, Vermont  05051
(802) 866-5544    (Voice)

Newbury Bible Church
17 Cross Street
Newbury, Vermont  05051
(802) 866-5527    (Voice)

South Newbury Seventh Day Adventist
72 Scott Road
Newbury, Vermont  05051
(802) 431-3843    (Voice)

Abbey Ch St Andrew Apostle   (May no longer be active)
26 Doe Lane
Newbury, Vermont  05051
(802) 866-5687    (Voice)

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 Newbury 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



Jefferson Hill


Lime Kiln

Newbury Town House

Oxbow (Old)

Oxbow (New)


Page Hill - Fulton


Renfrew - Heath

Rogers Hill


Tucker Mountain - Putnam

Wells River (Mills Memorial)


West Newbury


Other Newbury Links

   Northeastern US Waterfalls -- A list of waterfalls in the Northeastern US among which some may be located in Newbury.
   Some Old Photos of Newbury --  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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