Wolcott, Lamoille County, Vermont Genealogy

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United States
Lamoille County

Brief History

Wolcott was chartered on August 22, 1781 by the Vermont Legislature. The town was named for General Oliver Wolcott, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.  The population at the 2010 US Census was 1,676. [1]  [2]

Historical Data

Inventory of the town, village and city archives of Vermont, no. 8, Lamoille County, vol. 10, Town of Wolcott - view a digital version of this document.

Town Histories

Vital Records

  • FamilySearch Historical Records Collection has Vermont birth, death, and marriage records online.
  • Wolcott, Vermont Death Records, 2000-2006, are available on FamilySearch (browse only images).

Military Records

Probate Records

The probate district for Wolcott is Lamoille.
Lamoille Probate Court
154 Main St.
PO Box 570
Hyde Park, VT 05655
Phone: (802) 888-3306

Church Records

City Directories


1878 map of Wolcott


The following is a list of major cemeteries in present-day Wolcott. For location of all cemeteries, see Cemeteries of Vermont, Lamoille County, website at this link.  

Wolcott Cemetery Records, early to 1870, are available on microfilm at the Family History Library.

Town Records 

Wolcott Town Clerks Office
28 Railroad St.
PO Box 100
Wolcott, VT 05680
Phone: (802) 888-2746
Email: Wolcott@pshift.com
Website: http://www.wolcottvt.org/


The Barre Montpelier Times-Argus

New and Citizen

Libraries and Historical Societies

Glee Merritt Kelley Community Library
320 School Mill Rd.
Wolcott, VT 05680
Phone: (802) 472-6551
Website: http://www.wolcott.ossu.org/departments/library


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