|RUTLAND County, Vermont
History <-> Genealogy
County seat: Rutland
Located in western Vermont, with Windsor
County to the east, Addison
County to the north, and Bennington
County to the south, with Lake Champlain and the state
of New York to it's west.
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VTGenWeb Rutland County Towns Table
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||Villages & Communities Within
||Benson, Benson Landing
||Brandon, Forest Dale
||Bomoseen, Castleton, Castleton Corners, West Castleton
||Alfrecha, Chippenhook, Clarendon, Clarendon Springs, East Clarendon,
North Clarendon, Pierces Corner
||Danby, Danby Four Corners
||East Hubbardton, Hortonia, Hubbardton
||Belmont, Healdville, Hortonville, Mount Holly, Tarbellville
||Pawlet, West Pawlet
||East Poultney, Horace, Poultney, South Poultney
||City of Rutland, Rutland Center
||North Sherburne, Sherburne Center, South Sherburne
||Cold River, Cuttingsville, North Shrewsbury, Russellville
||East Wallingford, South Wallingford, Wallingford
Vermont Historical Societies: in Rutland
County, by the Vermont Historical Society.
to Rutland County Families Online
Historic USGS Maps of New England; 1893
Rutland, VT Quadrangle Maps
See Vermont: Rutland
Haynes (1756-1836) -" ...first black in America to serve as pastor of a
white congregation...Rutland's West Parish"
Shop - Thomas Davenport, 1802-1851, Inventor of the Electric Motor
and Orange Alfonso Smalley (Brandon and Forestdale, VT)
Lake Champlain and Lake George:
Historic Waterways, by Jim
History Network for Rutland County, by Debbie
Rutland County, Vermont Early Census Index - only Head of House
Rutland Town Men Liable for Military Duty (850 names), from the
"Rutland Herald", of December 28, 1863.
County World War II Casualties, online by Dennis Partridge and
Judy Wallis White at AccessGenealogy.com.
Rutland Herald Online
- Rutland County news
Courts Research Information
Rutland District Probate Court
83 Center Street - P.O. Box 339 - Rutland VT
05701 Phone: (802) 775-0114.
Fair Haven District Probate Court
North Park Place - Fair Haven, VT 05743 · Phone:
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Rutland County Clerk:
83 Center Street - Rutland, VT 05701-4017 Phone:
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BENSON - Communities and Villages include:
Benson and Benson Landing.
Benson Town Clerk
Stage Road - Benson, VT 05731 Phone:
BRANDON - Communities and Villages include:
History of Brandon,
CASTLETON - Communities and Villages include:
Blissville, Bomoseen, Castleton, Castleton Corners, Hydeville, and West
Blissville, Bomoseen, Castleton, Castleton
Corners, and West Castleton are communities located in the municipal division
Castleton Historical Society Museum (Main Street)
P.O. Box 219 - Castleton, VT 05735
Phone: (802) 468-5523.
Castleton Town Clerk
Main Street - Castleton, VT 05735 Phone:
Chittenden Town Clerk
Holden Road - Chittenden, VT 05737
Phone: (802) 483-6647.
CLARENDON - Communities
and Villages include: Clarendon, Clarendon Springs, Chippenhook, East Clarendon,
North Clarendon, and Pierces Corner.
Clarendon of Virtual Vermont
Town of Clarendon Town Clerk
P.O. Box 30, Clarendon, VT 05759 Phone: 802-775-4274
DANBY - Communities and
Villages include: Danby and Danby Four Corners.
Danby Town Clerk
Brook Road - Danby, VT 05739 Phone: (802)
Fair Haven Cemetery Inscriptions: St.
Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Fair Haven, by Margaret Jenks, online
on the Irish Genealogical Society,
Int'l (IGSI) site.
Fair Haven Town Clerk
3 N. Park Place - Fair Haven, VT 05743
Phone: (802) 265-3610.
HUBBARDTON - Communities and Villages include:
East Hubbardton, Hortonia, and Hubbardton.
Hubbardton Town Clerk
RR 1 Box 2828 - Fair Haven, VT 05743 Phone:
Ira Town Clerk
RR 1 Box 4035 - West Rutland, VT 05777
Phone: (802) 235-2745.
MENDON - Communities and Villages include:
Mendon Town Clerk
34 US Route 4 - Mendon, VT 05701
Phone: (802) 775-1662
MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS - Communities
and Villages include: Middletown Springs
Middletown Springs Historical Society (The Green)
P.O. Box 1001 - Middletown Springs, VT 05757 Phone:
Middletown Springs Town Clerk
P.O. Box 1197 - Middletown Springs, VT 05757
Phone: (802) 235-2220.
Mt. Holly Town Clerk
P.O. Box 248 - Mount Holly, VT 05758
Phone: (802) 259-2391
Mt. Tabor Town Clerk
Brooklyn Road - Danby, VT 05739 Phone: (802) 293-5282.
PAWLET - Communities and Villages include:
North Pawlet, Pawlet and West Pawlet.
Pawlet Public Library
122 School Street - Pawlet, VT 05761 Phone: (802)
Pawlet Town Clerk
P.O. Box 128, Pawlet, VT 05761-0128 Phone: (802)
for Pittsfield History and Genealogy
Pittsfield Historical Society (Town Hall)
P.O. Box 808 - Pittsfield, VT 05762 Phone: (802)
Pittsfield Town Clerk: P.O Box 556 - Pittsfield, VT 05762
Phone: (802) 746-8170.
The Pittsfield Inn
site includes ca. 1864 and 1875 pictures of the Pittsfield and a brief
Society (Eaton Hall, Route 7)
P.O. Box 423 - Pittsford, VT 05763 Phone: (802)
New Book: Pittsford's
Pittsford Town Clerk: Plains Road - Pittsford, VT 05763
Phone: (802) 483-2931.
POULTNEY - Communities
and Villages include: East Poultney, Poultney, and South Poultney.
The Town of Poultney,
Poultney Historical Society
148 Upper Road - Poultney, VT 05764 Phone: (802)
This site includes the following histories
Cemetery & Church pictures, by Susan Howe -
Family History, by Susan Howe - "...Jacob HOWE married between
1817 and 1820, Hannah Prindle, daughter of Samuel and Nancy (DUNNING) PRINDLE,
of Poultney, Vermont..." The Jacob Howe site also contains
information about other Rutland County families: BARKER, RUDD, LEETE.
All Heros, by Errol Cross - "...Some of our families were pillars
of the community and some were scalawags, some were rich, some lost their
land for taxes, some were good parents, and some left just after their
children were born. But they are all hero's to us..." This site includes
the following family names: PRINDLE, HOWE, TRISH, TRASK, COOK, GRAY,
BOOKWALTER, HOGAN, MARGESON, CHURCHILL, CROSS, TROTTER, HIGLEY, COSMAN,
The following book is offered for sale off site: A History of the
Town of Poultney, Vermont, Dated: 1875, Detailed information about the
book is located at:
Poultney Town Clerk:
86-88 Main Street - Poulmey, VT 05764 Phone: (802)
Proctor Town Clerk: Main Street - Proctor, VT 05765
Phone: (802) 459-3333.
Rutland, Vermont Regional Chamber
The Town of Rutland, VT.
Rutland Herald Online
Rutland Historical Society
96 Center Street - Rutland, VT 05701 Phone: (802) 775-2006.
Rutland City Town Clerk:
P.O Box 969 - Rutland, VT 05702 Phone: (802) 773-1801.
Rutland Town Town Clerk:
P.O Box 225 - Center Rutland, VT 05736 Phone: (802)
West Rutland Town Clerk:
P.O Box 115 - West Rutland, VT 05777 Phone: (802)
Sherburne Town Clerk:
P.O Box 429 - Killington, VT 05751 Phone: (802)
- Communities and Villages include: Cuttingsville and North Shrewsbury.
Shrewsbury Town Clerk:
Cold River Road - Cuttingsville, VT 05738 Phone:
VT History and Genealogy, by Mary Anne Wheeler!
Sudbury Town Clerk:
RR 1 Box 1238 - Sudbury, VT 05733 Phone: (802) 623-7296.
TINMOUTH - Communities
and Villages include: Tinmouth
Tinmouth Town Clerk:
RR 1 Box 551 - Wallingford, VT 05773 Phone: (802)
WALLINGFORD - Communities
and Villages include: East Wallingford, South Wallingford, and Wallingford.
Wallingford Historical Society
P.O. Box 327 - Wallingford, VT 05773 Phone: (802)
Wallingford Town Clerk:
P.O Box 327 - Wallingford, VT 05773 Phone: (802)
Wells Historical Society
R R 1 Box 37, Wells, VT 05774 Phone: (802) 645-0435.
Wells Town Clerk: P.O Box 585 - Wells, VT 05774 Phone:
West Haven Town Clerk: RR 1 - Fair Haven, VT 05743 Phone:
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PROFESSIONAL HISTORICAL GENEALOGY RESEARCH
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Researching onsight, and with the vast resources of The Allen
County Public Library, holding one of the largest genealogical collections
in North America. Search the Library's
online catalogue to see some of the printed resources available for
a location or topic.
Printed resources for this page include:
The Vermont Atlas & Gazetteer. Eighth Edition, Third Printing.
Freeport, Maine: Delorme. 1988.
School and Library Atlas of the World. Fred W. Foster, Ph.D.
(Editor). Sycamore, Illinois: School and Library Publishing
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