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Orleans County, Vermont (Map It) was created on November 5, 1792 from part of Chittenden County and Orange County. This particular county was named aftre the City of Orléans, France. Learn More About State of Vermont History.
Orleans County is bordered by Essex County (east), Caledonia County (south), Lamoille County (southwest), Franklin County (west), Brome-Missisquoi Regional County Municipality, Quebec (northwest), Memphrémagog Regional County Municipality, Quebec (north), Coaticook Regional County Municipality, Quebec (northeast).
Orleans County Cities and Towns include Albany, Barton, Brownington, Charleston, Coventry, Craftsbury, Derby, Glover, Greensboro, Holland, Irasburg, Jay, Lowell, Morgan, Newport (city), Newport (town), Troy, Westfield, Westmore. The Town Maps of Orleans County, Vermont contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Orleans 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.
Orleans County Courthouse, 247 Main St, Newport, VT 05855; (802) 334-3344, has Land Records from 1799–1849 (county only) and Probate Records from 1796 to present.
- Albany Town Clerk, P.O. Box 284, Albany, VT 05820 ; Phone: (802)755-6100
- Barton Town Clerk, P. O. Box 657, Barton, VT 05822 ; Phone: (802)525-6222
- Brownington Town Clerk, 509 Dutton Brook Lane, Brownington, VT 05860 ; Phone: (802)754-8401
- Charleston Town Clerk, 5063 Vt. Rte. 105, W. Charleston, VT 05872 ; Phone: (802)895-2814
- Coventry Town Clerk, P.O. Box 104, Coventry, VT 05825 ; Phone: (802)754-2288
- Craftsbury Town Clerk, P.O. Box 55, Craftsbury, VT 05826 ; Phone: (802)586-2823
- Derby Town Clerk, P.O. Box 25, Derby, VT 05829 ; Phone: (802)766-4906
- Glover Town Clerk, 51 Bean Hill, Glover, VT 05839 ; Phone: (802)525-6227
- Greensboro Town Clerk, P.O. Box 119, Greensboro, VT 05841 ; Phone: (802)533-2911
- Holland Town Clerk, 120 School Road - Holland, Derby Line, VT 05830-8961; Phone: (802)895-4440
- Irasburg Town Clerk, P.O. Box 51, Irasburg, VT 05845 ; Phone: (802)754-2242
- Jay Town Clerk, 1036 VT RTE 242, Jay, VT 05859 ; Phone: (802)988-2996
- Lowell Town Clerk, 2170 VT Rt. 100, Lowell, VT 05847 ; Phone: (802)744-6559
- Morgan Town Clerk, P.O. Box 45, Morgan, VT 05853 ; Phone: (802)895-2927
- Newport City, 222 Main Street, Newport, VT 05855 ; Phone: (802)334-2112
- Newport Town, P. O. Box 85, Newport Center, VT 05857 ; Phone: (802)334-6442
- Troy Town Clerk, P.O. Box 80, North Troy, VT 05859 ; Phone: (802)988-2663
- Westfield Town Clerk, 1257 VT Rt. 100, Westfield, VT 05874 ; Phone: (802)744-2484
- Westmore Town Clerk, 54 Hinton Hill Road, Orleans, VT 05860 ; Phone: (802)525-3007