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Essex County, Vermont (Map It) was created on November 5, 1792 from part of Orange County. This particular county was named after Essex, a county in England. Learn More About State of Vermont History.
Essex County is bordered by Coos County, New Hampshire (east), Grafton County, New Hampshire (south), Caledonia County (southwest), Orleans County (west), Coaticook Regional County Municipality, Quebec (north).
Essex County Cities and Towns include Averill, Avery's Gore, Bloomfield, Brighton, Brunswick, Canaan, Concord, East Haven, Ferdinand, Granby, Guildhall, Lemington, Lewis, Lunenburg, Maidstone, Norton, Victory, Warner's Grant, Warren Gore. The Town Maps of Essex County, Vermont contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Essex 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.
Essex County Courthouse, 75 Guildhall Hill Rd, East Concord, VT 05906; (802) 676-3910, has Land Records from 1793–1971 (county only) and Probate Records from 1791 to present.
- Bloomfield Town Clerk, P. O. Box 336, N. Stratford, VT 03590 ; Phone: (802)962-5191
- Brighton Town Clerk, P. O. Box 377, Island Pond, VT 05846 ; Phone: (802)723-4405
- Brunswick Town Clerk, 994 VT Rt. 102, Brunswick, VT 05905 ; Phone: (802)962-5514
- Canaan Town Clerk, P.O. Box 159, Canaan, VT 05903 ; Phone: (802)266-3370
- Concord Town Clerk, P.O. Box 317, Concord, VT 05824 ; Phone: (802)695-2220
- East Haven Town Clerk, P.O. Box 10, East Haven, VT 05837 ; Phone: (802)467-3772
- Granby Town Clerk, P.O. Box 56, Granby, VT 05840 ; Phone: (802)328-3611
- Guildhall Town Clerk, P.O. Box 10, Guildhall, VT 05905 ; Phone: (802)676-3797
- Lemington Town Clerk, 2549 River Road, VT 102, Lemington, VT 05903-9610; Phone: (802)277-4814
- Lunenburg Town Clerk, P.O. Box 54, Lunenburg, VT 05906 ; Phone: (802)892-5959
- Maidstone Town Clerk, P.O. Box 118, Guildhall, VT 05905 ; Phone: (802)676-3210
- Norton Town Clerk, 172 Leo's Lane, Norton, VT 05907 ; Phone: (802)822-9935
- Victory Town Clerk, P.O. Box 609, N. Concord, VT 05858 ; Phone: (802)328-2400