Lamoille County, Vermont Genealogy

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Guide to Lamoille County, Vermont ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Lamoille County, Vermont
Map of Vermont highlighting Lamoille County
Location in the state of Vermont, United States Genealogy
Founded October 26, 1835
County Seat Hyde Park
Address Lamoille County Courthouse
P.O. Box 303
Hyde Park , VT 05655-0303
Lamoille County Website

Description[edit | edit source]

The County was named for Lamoille River. The County is located in the north center area of the state. [1]

Lamoille County, Vermont Record Dates[edit | edit source]

Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records[2]
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
at town creation at town creation at town creation 1837 Unknown 1837 1790
*Statewide registration for births and deaths began in 1857. General compliance year is unknown.

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

County Clerk has divorce and court records from 1837; Town Clerks have birth, marriage, death, burial and land records; Probate Judge has probate records.

Towns Organized Before 1800:
Cambridge 1781
Elmore 1781
Hyde Park 1781
Johnson 1792br>Morristown 1763
Stowe 1763
Wolcott 1781 [3]

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

For animated maps illustrating Vermont County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Vermont County Boundary Maps" (1764-1895) may be viewed for free at the website.

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places / Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit HomeTown Locator. The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:[5]

VermontLamoille CountyWashington CountyChittenden CountyFranklin CountyOrleans CountyCaledonia CountyStoweCambridgeWatervilleBelvidereJohnsonMorristownElmoreWolcottHyde parkEdenLowellWestfieldTroyNewportIrasburgAlbanyCraftsburyGloverGreensboroHardwickWaldenWoodburyCabotCalaisWorcesterMIddlesexWaterburyDuxburyHuntingtonRichmondBoltonJerichoEssexWestfordUnderhillFairfaxFletcherFairfieldSaint AlbansSwantonSheldonEnosburgBakersfieldMontgomery
Modern town borders in Lamoille County, Vermont.


Extinct Towns:MansfieldSterling [6]

Villages: • Cambridge • Hyde Park • Jeffersonville • Johnson • Morrisville

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Caledonia | Chittenden | Franklin | Orleans | Washington

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county Family History Library
VTGenWeb Archives WorldCat Billion Graves
VTTombstone Project FamilySearch Places
Billion Graves
See Vermont Cemeteries for more information.

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1840 10,475
1850 10,872 3.8%
1860 12,311 13.2%
1870 12,448 1.1%
1880 12,684 1.9%
1890 12,831 1.2%
1900 12,289 −4.2%
1910 12,585 2.4%
1920 11,858 −5.8%
1930 10,947 −7.7%
1940 11,028 0.7%
1950 11,388 3.3%
1960 11,027 −3.2%
1970 13,309 20.7%
1980 16,767 26.0%
1990 19,735 17.7%
2000 23,233 17.7%
2010 24,475 5.3%
Source: "".

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Ward and Branch Records of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

  • Morrisville

List of Churches and Church Parishes

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Land and Property[edit | edit source]

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

FranklinOrleansCaledoniaWashingtonChittendenVT LAMOILLE.PNG
Click a neighboring county
for more resources

Military Records[edit | edit source]

Civil War[edit | edit source]

Regiments and Companies:

- 5th Regiment, Vermont Infantry, Company D
- 13th Regiment, Vermont Infantry

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Online Probate Indexes and Records

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Town Records[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

See also How to order Vermont Vital Records, order electronically online or download an application for the following Vermont certificates:

Downloadable applications from Vermont Department of Health.

Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

See also a List of Vermont Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

  • Elmore Historical Society
    VT Route 12
    PO Box 123
    Lake Elmore, VT 05657
    Telephone: 802-888-3618
  • Stowe Historical Society
    90 School Street
    PO Box 730
    Stowe, VT 05672
    E-mail: emailofsociety

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Family History Center and Affiliate Library Locator map - search for local Family History Centers or Affiliate Libraries

  • Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance, free access to center-only databases, and to premium genealogical websites.
  • FamilySearch Affiliate Libraries have access to most center-only databases, but may not always have full services normally provided by a family history center.

Local Centers and Affiliate Libraries

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Lamoille, Vermont" in,_Vermont accessed 6 Dec 2018
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lamoille County, Vermont . Page 698-699 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 686-687.
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 699. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  4. Handybook for Genealogists, 181.
  5. Wikipedia contributors, "Lamoille_ County,_Vermont," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,,_Vermont accessed 24 October 2019.
  6. Michael J. Leclerc, Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research, 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 395. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974 D27g 2012.