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Caledonia County, Vermont (Map It) was created on November 5, 1792 from part of Orange County. This particular county was named after the Latin name for Scotland. Learn More About State of Vermont History.
Caledonia County is bordered by Orleans County (north), Essex County (northeast), Grafton County, New Hampshire (south), Washington County (southwest), Orange County (southwest), Lamoille County (west).
Cities, towns, and villages located in the county include Barnet, Burke, Danville, Groton, Hardwick, Kirby, Lyndon, Newark, Peacham, Ryegate, Sheffield, St. Johnsbury, Stannard, Sutton, Walden, Waterford, Wheelock. The Town Maps of Caledonia County, Vermont contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Caledonia County, Vermont Courthouse Records
Each town clerk's office holds the original deed, vital, tax, and town meeting records. Included in town or proprietor's meeting records are such valuable sources as lists of freemen (new voters in town), annual election of officers, school records, hog or cattle marks, warnings out to those for whom the town will not assume legal responsibility, militia, and accounts of various town officials. Even though the political division of county has little meaning in Vermont, there are some county land records, primarily for unorganized towns, and county court records located at the appropriate county office. Town Clerks also has copies of vital records birth, marriage, civil unions, divorce and death records.
Caledonia County Courthouse, 1126 Main St, St Johnsbury, VT 05819; (802) 748-6600, has Land Records from 1797–1896 (county only) and Probate Records from 1796 to present.
- Barnet Town Clerk, P. O. Box 15, Barnet, VT 05821 ; Phone: (802)633-2256
- Burke Town Clerk, 212 School Street, W. Burke, VT 05871 ; Phone: (802)467-3717
- Danville Town Clerk, P.O. Box 183, Danville, VT 05828 ; Phone: (802)684-3352
- Groton Town Clerk, 314 Scott Highway, Groton, VT 05046 ; Phone: (802)584-3276
- Hardwick Town Clerk, P.O. Box 523, Hardwick, VT 05843 ; Phone: (802)472-5971
- Kirby Town Clerk, 346 Town Hall Road, Lyndonville, VT 05851 ; Phone: (802)626-9386
- Lyndon Town Clerk, P.O. Box 167, Lyndonville, VT 05851-0167; Phone: (802)626-5785
- Newark Town Clerk, 1336 Newark Street, Newark, VT 05871 ; Phone: (802)467-3336
- Peacham Town Clerk, P.O. Box 244, Peacham, VT 05862 ; Phone: (802)592-3218
- Ryegate Town Clerk, P. O. Box 332, Ryegate, VT 050420332; Phone: (802)584-3880
- Saint Johnsbury Town Clerk, 1187 Main Street,Suite 2, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819 ; Phone: (802)748-4331
- Sheffield Town Clerk, P.O. Box 165, Sheffield, VT 05866 ; Phone: (802)626-8862
- Stannard Town Clerk, P.O. Box 94, Greensboro Bend, VT 05842 ; Phone: (802)533-2577
- Sutton Town Clerk, P.O. Box 106, Sutton, VT 05867 ; Phone: (802)467-3377
- Walden Town Clerk, 12 VT RTE 215, W. Danville, VT 05873-9859; Phone: (802)563-2220
- Waterford Town Clerk, P.O. Box 56, Lower Waterford, VT 05848 ; Phone: (802)748-2122
- Wheelock Town Clerk, P.O. Box 1328, Lyndonville, VT 05851 ; Phone: (802)626-9094