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Vermont Probate Courts Research Information

There are 14 counties in the state of Vermont.  Each county has a Probate Court, and the four southern counties, of Bennington, Rutland, Windham, and Windsor, also have a second Probate Court district.  The Vermont probate courts have jurisdiction over a variety of records which may be helpful to history and genealogy researchers, such as the following: the administration and settlement of estates; adoptions; guardianships; and vital record corrections and name changes.

Scroll down this page to see the contact information for the probate court(s), listed in alphabetical order, by county.  Or visit the Vermont Judiciary site to learn more about Vermont's courts.


     ADDISON County, Vermont

     Addison Probate Court
       7 Mahady Court - Middlebury, VT 05753      Phone: (802) 388-2612.


     BENNINGTON County, Vermont

     Bennington District Probate Court
           P.O Box 65 - Bennington, VT 05201     Phone: (802) 447-2705.
     &
     Manchester District Probate Court
           Box 446 - Manchester, VT 05254      Phone: (802) 362-1410.


     CALEDONIA County, Vermont

   Caledonia Probate Court
       P.O. Box 406, 27 Main Street - St. Johnsbury, VT 05819    Phone: (802) 748-6605.


     CHITTENDEN County, Vermont

   Chittenden Probate Court
       P.O.Box 511 - Burlington, VT 05402     Phone: (802) 651-1518. 


     ESSEX County, Vermont

     Essex Probate Court
          Box 426 - Island Pond, VT 05846    Phone: (802) 723-4770.


     FRANKLIN County, Vermont

     Franklin County Probate Court
          17 Church Street - St. Albans, VT 05478      Phone: (802) 524-7948.


     GRAND ISLE County, Vermont

    Grand Isle Probate Court
        North Hero, VT 05474     Phone: (802) 372-8350.


   LAMOILLE County, Vermont

     Lamoille Probate Court
        P.O. Box 102 - Hyde Park, VT 05655-0102     Phone: (802) 888-3306.


     ORANGE County, Vermont

     Orange Probate Court
          RR1, Box 30 - Chelsea, VT 05038     Phone: (802) 685-4610. 


     ORLEANS County, Vermont

     Orleans Probate Court
           83 Main Street - Newport, VT 05855    Phone: (802) 334-3366. 


     RUTLAND County, Vermont

     Fair Haven District Probate Court
          North Park Place - Fair Haven, VT 05743     Phone: (802) 265-3380.
     &
     Rutland District Probate Court
          83 Center Street - Rutland, VT 05702     Phone: (802) 775-0114.


     WASHINGTON County, Vermont

     Washington Probate Court
          10 Elm St. #2 - Montpelier, VT 05602-2831     Phone: (802) 828-3405.


     WINDHAM County, Vermont

     Marlboro District Probate Court
          P.O. Box 523, West River Road - Brattleboro, VT 05302     Phone: (802) 257-2898.
     &
     Westminster District Probate Court
          P.O. Box 47 - Bellows Falls, VT 05101     Phone: (802) 463-3019.


     WINDSOR County, Vermont

     Hartford District Probate Court
          P.O.Box 275 - Woodstock, VT 05091     Phone: (802) 457-1503.
     &
     Windsor District Probate Court
          P.O. Box 402 - North Springfield, VT 05150     Phone: (802) 886-2284.


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