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Rutland County, Vermont



Rutland County Resources

The online resources listed on this page are general in nature. You can view a listing of printed material on the Rutland County Bibliography page and personal websites relating back to Rutland County on the Personal Websites page. If you know of a web site that would help your fellow researchers that relates to Vermont and to Rutland County in particular, please Email Sue! Put the words Rutland County in the subject line. Thanks.


Rutland County Clerk:
83 Center Street, Rutland, VT 05701-4017 Phone (802) 775-4394

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 05701 Phone (802) 775-0114

Vermont's Courts. Read more about them here

Vermont Probate Courts Research Information

If you know the name of the town, but not what county it's in, you can check out the Vermont Towns page for help. You can also check out Center for Rural Studies; A Gazetter of Vermont place Names, Real and Fictitious.

Check out the Vermont Vital Records site for information on obtaining vital records.

Town and County clerks also often keep vital records as well. Check out the county/town you need to contact at the Vermont Vital Records County site.

You can also check out the State of Vermont, department of Buildings and General Services, Records Center. This site also contains vital records as well as other records projects such as military, church and naturalization records.

Vermont State Archives
...located at the Redstone Building in Montpelier, Vermont. The reading room may be visited between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. each business day. State Archivist, Greg Sanford, may be contacted at email address for details.

Office of the Secretary of State
Street Address: 26 Terrace Stree, Montpelier, VT Phone (802) 828-2397
Mailing Address: 109 State Street Montpelier, VT 05609-1103

USGenWeb Projects and Resources

The USGenWeb Pension Project

The USGenWeb Archives State Search Page Search engine for actual records. This is the state page.

The USGenWeb Tombstone Project Transcriptions of tombstones from cemeteries across the country.

The USGenWeb Digital Map Library The goal is to make high quality, useable maps available to genealogists.

The USGenWeb Archives Pension Project The goal is to provide transcripts, abstracts or extracts of pension-related material for all wars prior to 1900.

There are more projects ongoing. You can see the full list at The USGenWeb Project Projects page.

These are specific to Rutland County

Queries Bibles Bios Deeds Obits Pensions Wills

GenConnect Search the USA Index here


Vermont Family History Wonderful page done by Melissa Perkins. Includes the 1890 Veterans Census, queries, researchers for hire

Vermont Genealogy Resources Extensive site with lots of information pertinent to researching your Vermont genealogy.

Vermont History and Genealogy Different site than the one listed above by the same name. This one includes a Biographies project, GEDCOM files, some source documentation and more.

Genealogy Helplist Vermont Listing of people who have volunteered to do lookups for other researchers.

I am really looking forward to having this site grow ever larger. Please recommend particularly helpful resources to be posted here! Email Sue at Please include the words Rutland county in the subject line. Thank you!

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