Franklin County, Vermont Genealogy Guide
|Other VT Resources|
| VT Birth, Death, Marriage, |
Divorce & Death Records
VT Ancestor Records
VT Military Databases
VT Data Collections
VT Historical Newspapers
Social Security Death Index
Create a Free Family Tree
Franklin County, Vermont (Map It) was created on November 5, 1792 from part of Chittenden County. This particular county was named in honor of Benjamin Franklin (1706–1790), one of the most critical Founding Fathers of the United States. Learn More About State of Vermont History.
Franklin County is bordered by Orleans County (east), Lamoille County (southeast), Chittenden County (southwest), Grand Isle County (west), Brome-Missisquoi Regional County Municipality, Quebec (north).
Franklin County Cities and Towns include Bakersfield, Berkshire, Enosburgh, Fairfax, Fairfield, Fletcher, Franklin, Georgia, Highgate, Montgomery, Richford, Sheldon, St. Albans (city), St. Albans (town), Swanton . The Town Maps of Franklin County, Vermont contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Franklin 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.
Franklin County Courthouse, 17 Church St, St Albans, VT 05478; (802) 524-3863
- Bakersfield Town Clerk, P.O. Box 203, Bakersfield, VT 05441-0203; Phone: (802)827-4495
- Berkshire Town Clerk, 4454 Watertower Road, Enosburg Falls, VT 05450 ; Phone: (802)933-2335
- Enosburgh Town Clerk, P.O. Box 465, Enosburg Falls, VT 05450 ; Phone: (802)933-4421
- Fairfax Town Clerk, P.O. Box 27, Fairfax, VT 05454 ; Phone: (802)849-6111
- Fairfield Town Clerk, P.O. Box 5, Fairfield, VT 05455 ; Phone: (802)827-3261
- Fletcher Town Clerk, 215 Cambridge Road, Cambridge, VT 05444 ; Phone: (802)849-6616
- Franklin Town Clerk, P.O. Box 82, Franklin, VT 05457 ; Phone: (802)285-2101
- Georgia Town Clerk, 47 Town Common Road, North, St., Albans, VT 05478 ; Phone: (802)524-3524
- Highgate Town Clerk, P.O. Box 67, Highgate Center, VT 05459 ; Phone: (802)868-4697
- Montgomery Town Clerk, P.O. Box 356, Montgomery Center, VT 05471 ; Phone: (802)326-4719
- Richford Town Clerk, P.O. Box 236, Richford, VT 05476-0236; Phone: (802)848-7751
- Saint Albans City, P.O. Box 867, St., Albans, VT 05478-0867; Phone: (802)524-1501
- Saint Albans Town, P.O. Box 37, St., Albans Bay, VT 05481 ; Phone: (802)524-2415
- Sheldon Town Clerk, P.O. Box 66, Sheldon, VT 05483 ; Phone: (802)933-2524
- Swanton Town Clerk, P.O. Box 428, Swanton, VT 05488 ; Phone: (802)868-4421