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Windsor County, Vermont (Map It) was created on February 22, 1781 from part of Cumberland County. This particular county was named after the Town of Windsor, Connecticut. Learn More About State of Vermont History.
Windsor County is bordered by Orange County (north), Grafton County, New Hampshire (northeast), Sullivan County, New Hampshire (east), Windham County (south), Bennington County (southwest), Rutland County (west), Addison County (northwest).
Windsor County Cities and Towns include Andover, Baltimore, Barnard, Bethel, Bridgewater, Cavendish, Chester, Hartford, Hartland, Ludlow, Norwich, Plymouth, Pomfret, Reading, Rochester, Royalton, Sharon, Springfield, Stockbridge, Weathersfield, West Windsor, Weston, Windsor, Woodstock . The Town Maps of Windsor County, Vermont contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Windsor 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.
Windsor County Courthouse, 12 The Green, Woodstock, VT 05091; (802) 457-2121, has Land Records from Cumberland County Deeds 1784–94 (county only) and Probate Records from 1787 to present. Windsor Probate District covers towns in southern part of Windsor County. First book of guardianships is missing, as are some pages in the recorded probates. Probate files for 1781—1850 were burned. Hartford Probate District covers towns in northern part of Windsor County.
- Andover Town Clerk, 953 Weston-Andover Rd., Andover, VT 05143; Phone: (802)875-2765
- Baltimore Town Clerk, 1902 Baltimore Rd., Baltimore, VT 05143 ; Phone: (802)263-5274
- Barnard Town Clerk, P.O. Box 274, Barnard, VT 05031 ; Phone: (802)234-9211
- Bethel Town Clerk, PO Box 404, Bethel, VT 05032 ; Phone: (802)234-9722
- Bridgewater Town Clerk, P.O. Box 14, Bridgewater, VT 05034 ; Phone: (802)672-3334
- Cavendish Town Clerk, P.O. Box 126, Cavendish, VT 05142 ; Phone: (802)226-7291
- Chester Town Clerk, P.O. Box 370, Chester, VT 05143 ; Phone: (802)875-2173
- Hartford Town Clerk, 171 Bridge Street, White River Jct., VT 05001 ; Phone: (802)295-2785
- Hartland Town Clerk, P.O. Box 349, Hartland, VT 050480349; Phone: (802)436-2444
- Ludlow Town Clerk, P.O. Box 307, Ludlow, VT 05149 ; Phone: (802)228-3232
- Norwich Town Clerk, P.O. Box 376, Norwich, VT 05055 ; Phone: (802)649-1419
- Plymouth Town Clerk, 68 Town Office Rd., Plymouth, VT 05056 ; Phone: (802)672-3655
- Pomfret Town Clerk, P.O. Box 64 , South Pomfret, VT 05067 ; Phone: (802)457-3861
- Reading Town Clerk, P.O. Box 72, Reading, VT 05062 ; Phone: (802)484-7250
- Rochester Town Clerk, P.O. Box 238, Rochester, VT 05767 ; Phone: (802)767-3631
- Royalton Town Clerk, P.O. Box 680, S. Royalton, VT 05068 ; Phone: (802)763-7207
- Sharon Town Clerk, P.O. Box 250, Sharon, VT 05065 ; Phone: (802)763-8268
- Springfield Town Clerk, 96 Main Street, Springfield, VT 05156 ; Phone: (802)885-2104
- Stockbridge Town Clerk, P.O. Box 39, Stockbridge, VT 05772 ; Phone: (802)234-9371
- Weathersfield Town Clerk, P. O. Box 550, Ascutney, VT 05030 ; Phone: (802)674-2626
- West Windsor Town Clerk, P.O. Box 6, Brownsville, VT 05037 ; Phone: (802)484-7212
- Weston Town Clerk, P.O. Box 98, Weston, VT 051610098; Phone: (802)824-6645
- Windsor Town Clerk, PO Box 47, Windsor, VT 05089 ; Phone: (802)674-5610
- Woodstock Town Clerk, 31 The Green, Woodstock, VT 05091 ; Phone: (802)457-3611