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Welcome to the Washington, 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 Washington include: South Washington and Washington.

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.

Carol Davis, Clerk-Treasurer
2895 VT Route 110
Washington, VT  05675
Tel: 802-883-2218                                   Fax: 802-883-2218
Website: none
Email: Washington Town Clerk
Office Hours: Monday & Tuesday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday by appointment

Listers: Monday & Tuesday, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Orange County Probate Court

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

Nearby Library

For current information for the library, visit their website at: Calef Memorial Library    Email: Calef Memorial Library

Washington History

Excerpt from Child's 1887 Gazetteer

Washington Historical Society

For current information for the society, visit their website at: Washington Historical Society

Washington Vital Information

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.
1790 Orange County

Washington Churches

Washington Baptist Church

Washington Schools

Washington Village School

It appears that High School students most likely go to Barre.

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 Washington 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

Caswell

Cheney

Clough

Fish

Maple Hill

South Washington

Weeden-Bohonon

Other Washington Links

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

Bibliography

    Orange County Bibliography

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