Rutland County, Vermont Genealogy Guide

Rutland County, Vermont (Map It) was created on February 22, 1781 from part of Bennington County. This particular county was named after the town of Rutland, Massachusetts. Learn More About State of Vermont History.

Rutland County is bordered by Addison County (north), Windsor County (east), Bennington County (south), Washington County, New York (west).

Rutland County Cities and Towns include Benson, Brandon, Castleton, Chittenden, Clarendon, Danby, Fair Haven, Hubbardton, Ira, Killington, Mendon, Middletown Springs, Mount Holly, Mount Tabor, Pawlet, Pittsfield, Pittsford, Poultney, Proctor, Rutland town, Rutland city, Shrewsbury, Sudbury, Tinmouth, Wallingford, Wells, West Haven, West Rutland. The Town Maps of Rutland County, Vermont contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Rutland 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.

Rutland County Courthouse, 83 Center St, Rutland, VT 05701; (802) 775-4394, has Land Records from 1763–1822 (county only) and Probate Records from 1784 to present. Rutland Probate District covers towns in eastern part of Rutland County. Fair Haven Probate District covers towns in western part of Rutland County.

  • Benson Town Clerk, P. O. Box 163, Benson, VT 05731 ; Phone: (802)537-2611
  • Brandon Town Clerk, 49 Center Street, Brandon, VT 05733 ; Phone: (802)247-5721
  • Castleton Town Clerk, P.O. Box 727, Castleton, VT 05735 ; Phone: (802)468-2212
  • Chittenden Town Clerk, P. O. Box 89, Chittenden, VT 05737 ; Phone: (802)483-6647
  • Clarendon Town Clerk, P.O. Box 30, Clarendon, VT 05759 ; Phone: (802)775-4274
  • Danby Town Clerk, P.O. Box 231, Danby, VT 05739 ; Phone: (802)293-5136
  • Fair Haven Town Clerk, 3 North Park Place, Fair Haven, VT 05743 ; Phone: (802)265-3610
  • Hubbardton Town Clerk, 1831 Monument Hill Road, Castleton, VT 5735 ; Phone: (802)273-2951
  • Ira Town Clerk, 808 Route 133-IRA, W. Rutland, VT 05777 ; Phone: (802)235-2745
  • Killington Town Clerk, P.O. Box 429, Killington, VT 05751 ; Phone: (802)422-3243
  • Mendon Town Clerk, 34 US Route 4, Mendon, VT 05701 ; Phone: (802)775-1662
  • Middletwn Spg Town Clerk, P. O. Box 1232, Middletown Springs, VT 05757 ; Phone: (802)235-2220
  • Mt. Holly Town Clerk, P.O. Box 248, Mount Holly, VT 05758 ; Phone: (802)259-2391
  • Mt. Tabor Town Clerk, P.O. Box 245, Mount Tabor, VT 05739 ; Phone: (802)293-5282
  • Pawlet Town Clerk, P.O. Box 128, Pawlet, VT 05761-0128; Phone: (802)325-3309
  • Pittsfield Town Clerk, P.O. Box 556, Pittsfield, VT 05762 ; Phone: (802)746-8170
  • Pittsford Town Clerk, P. O. Box 10, Pittsford, VT 057630010; Phone: (802)483-6500
  • Poultney Town Clerk, 9 Main Street, Suite 2, Poultney, VT 05764 ; Phone: (802)287-5761
  • Proctor Town Clerk, 45 Main Street, Proctor, VT 05765 ; Phone: (802)459-3333
  • Rutland City, P.O. Box 969, Rutland, VT 05702 ; Phone: (802)773-1801
  • Rutland Town, P.O. Box 225, Center Rutland, VT 05736 ; Phone: (802)773-2528
  • Shrewsbury Town Clerk, 9823 Cold River Road, Shrewsbury, VT 05738 ; Phone: (802)492-3511
  • Sudbury Town Clerk, 36 Blacksmith Lane, Sudbury, VT 05733 ; Phone: (802)623-7296
  • Tinmouth Town Clerk, 515 North End Road, Tinmouth, VT 05773 ; Phone: (802)446-2498
  • Wallingford Town Clerk, P. O. Box 327, Wallingford, VT 05773 ; Phone: (802)446-2336
  • Wells Town Clerk, P.O. Box 585, Wells, VT 05774 ; Phone: (802)645-0486
  • West Haven Town Clerk, 2919 Main Road, West Haven, VT 05743 ; Phone: (802)265-4880
  • West Rutland Town Clerk, 35 Marble Street, W. Rutland, VT 05777 ; Phone: (802)438-2204

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