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State Resources — Vermont

Updated: August 2002

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document Vital Records

State office has birth, marriage, divorce, and death records for the last 10 years. Marriage and divorce records are also kept at the local level (see the notes below).

Birth, Marriage, Divorce, and Death Records

Call (802) 863-7275 for information on record lookup fees.
Write to:
Vermont Department of Health
Vital Records Section
P.O. Box 70
108 Cherry Street
Burlington, VT 05402

For local marriage records, contact the Town or City Clerk in town/city where the license was issued. Cost will vary.

For local divorce records, contact the Family Court in the county where the divorce was granted. Cost will vary.

book State Archives and Libraries

They currently have vital records, court records, colonial petitions and correspondences, military records, newspapers, tax records, cemetery records, probate records, maps, federal census records from 1790-1910, local histories, manuscripts, and periodicals.

Write to:
Vermont Historical Society Library and Museum
60 Washington Street (Route 302) [History Center]
Pavilion Building 109 State Street [Museum]
Montpelier, VT 05609
Telephone: (802) 479-8500
Web site:
Hours: Tuesday-Friday 9:00-4:30, Saturday 9:00-4:00, Sunday 12:00-4:00, closed Monday, and all state holidays.

 Local Genealogical Societies

Write to:
Genealogical Society of Vermont
c/o Janet Induni
P.O. Box 1553
St. Albans, VT 05478-1006
  Publication: Branches and Twigs


Vermont Historical Society
Pavilion Office Bldg.
109 State Street
St. Albans, VT 05609-0901
Telephone: (802) 828-2291

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