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Chittenden County, Vermont (Map It) was created on October 22, 1787 from part of Addison County. This particular county was named in honor of Thomas Chittenden (1730–1797), first governor of Vermont (1791–1797). Learn More About State of Vermont History.
Chittenden County is bordered by Grand Isle County (north), Franklin County (northeast), Lamoille County (east), Washington County (southeast), Addison County (south), Essex County, New York (southwest), Clinton County, New York (northwest).
Chittenden County Cities and Towns include Bolton, Buels Gore*, Burlington, Charlotte, Colchester, Essex, Hinesburg, Huntington, Jericho, Milton, Richmond, Shelburne, South Burlington, St. George, Underhill, Westford, Williston, Winooski. The Town Maps of Chittenden County, Vermont contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Chittenden 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.
Chittenden County Courthouse, 175 Main St, Burlington, VT 05401; (802) 863-3467, has Probate Records from 1795 to present.
- Bolton Town Clerk, 3045 T. Roosevelt Hwy., Bolton, VT 05676 ; Phone: (802)434-5075
- Burlington Town Clerk, 149 Church Street, Burlington, VT 05401 ; Phone: (802)865-7000
- Charlotte Town Clerk, P.O. Box 119, Charlotte, VT 05445 ; Phone: (802)425-3071
- Colchester Town Clerk, P.O. Box 55, Colchester, VT 05446 ; Phone: (802)655-0812
- Essex Town Clerk, 81 Main Street, Essex Junction, VT 05452 ; Phone: (802)879-0413
- Hinesburg Town Clerk, P.O. Box 133, Hinesburg, VT 05461 ; Phone: (802)482-2281
- Huntington Town Clerk, 4930 Main Road, Huntington, VT 05462 ; Phone: (802)434-2032
- Jericho Town Clerk, P.O. Box 67, Jericho, VT 05465 ; Phone: (802)899-4936
- Milton Town Clerk, P.O. Box 18, Milton, VT 05468 ; Phone: (802)893-4111
- Richmond Town Clerk, P.O. Box 285, Richmond, VT 05477 ; Phone: (802)434-2221
- Saint George Town Clerk, 1 Barber Rd., St. George, VT 05495 ; Phone: (802)482-5272
- Shelburne Town Clerk, P.O. Box 88, Shelburne, VT 05482 ; Phone: (802)985-5116
- South Burlington City, 575 Dorset Street, S. Burlington, VT 05403 ; Phone: (802)846-4105
- Underhill Town Clerk, P.O. Box 32, Underhill Center, VT 05490 ; Phone: (802)899-4434
- Westford Town Clerk, 1713 Vt. Route 128, Westford, VT 05494 ; Phone: (802)878-4587
- Williston Town Clerk, 7900 Williston Road, Williston, VT 05495 ; Phone: (802)878-5121
- Winooski Town Clerk, 27 West Allen Street, Winooski, VT 05404 ; Phone: (802)655-6419