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Windham County, Vermont (Map It) was created on November 1, 1810 as one of the original two counties. This particular county was named after the town of Windham, Connecticut. Learn More About State of Vermont History.
Windham County is bordered by Windsor County (north), Sullivan County, New Hampshire (northeast), Cheshire County, New Hampshire (east), Franklin County, Massachusetts (south), Bennington County (west).
Windham County Cities and Towns include Athens, Brattleboro, Brookline, Dover, Dummerston, Grafton, Guilford, Halifax, Jamaica, Londonderry, Marlboro, Newfane, Putney, Rockingham, Somerset, Stratton, Townshend, Vernon, Wardsboro, Westminster, Whitingham, Wilmington, Windham . The Town Maps of Windham County, Vermont contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Windham 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.
Windham County Courthouse, Court St, Newfane, VT 05345; (802) 365-4257, has Land Records from Cumberland County Deeds 1766–74;1772–77 (county only) and Probate Records from 1781 to present. Marlboro Probate District covers the towns in southern part of Windham County. Westminster Probate District covers the towns in northern part of Windham County.
- Athens Town Clerk, 56 Brookline Road, Athens, VT 05143 ; Phone: (802)869-3370
- Brattleboro Town Clerk, 230 Main St., Suite 108, Brattleboro, VT 05301-2885(802)254-4541 ext.129
- Brookline Town Clerk, P.O. Box 403, Newfane, VT 05345 ; Phone: (802)365-4648
- Dover Town Clerk, P.O. Box 527, W. Dover, VT 05356 ; Phone: (802)464-5100
- Dummerston Town Clerk, 1523 Middle Road, E. Dummerston, VT 05346 ; Phone: (802)257-1496
- Grafton Town Clerk, P.O. Box 180, Grafton, VT 05146 ; Phone: (802)843-2419
- Guilford Town Clerk, 236 School Road, Guilford, VT 05301 ; Phone: (802)254-6857
- Halifax Town Clerk, P. O. Box 127, West Halifax, VT 05358 ; Phone: (802)368-7390
- Jamaica Town Clerk, P.O. Box 173, Jamaica, VT 05343 ; Phone: (802)874-4681
- Londonderry Town Clerk, P.O. Box 118, S. Londonderry, VT 05155 ; Phone: (802)824-3356
- Marlboro Town Clerk, P.O. Box E, Marlboro, VT 05344 ; Phone: (802)254-2181
- Newfane Town Clerk, P.O. Box 36, Newfane, VT 05345 ; Phone: (802)365-7772
- Putney Town Clerk, P.O. Box 233, Putney, VT 05346 ; Phone: (802)387-5862
- Rockingham Town Clerk, P.O. Box 339, Bellows Falls, VT 05101-0339; Phone: (802)463-4336
- Stratton Town Clerk, 9 West Jamaica Road, Stratton, VT 05360 ; Phone: (802)896-6184
- Townshend Town Clerk, P.O. Box 223, Townshend, VT 05353 ; Phone: (802)365-7300
- Vernon Town Clerk, 567 Governor Hunt Road, Vernon, VT 05354 ; Phone: (802)257-0292
- Wardsboro Town Clerk, P.O. Box 48, Wardsboro, VT 05355 ; Phone: (802)896-6055
- Westminster Town Clerk, P.O. Box 147, Westminster, VT 05158 ; Phone: (802)722-4091
- Whitingham Town Clerk, P.O. Box 529, Jacksonville, VT 05342 ; Phone: (802)368-7887
- Wilmington Town Clerk, P.O. Box 217, Wilmington, VT 05363 ; Phone: (802)464-5836
- Windham Town Clerk, 5976 Windham Hill Rd, Windham, VT 05359 ; Phone: (802)874-4211