Towns of Addison County

Town Date Formed Villages & Communities Within
Addison  1761 Addison, West Addison.
Brideport  1761 Bridport, West Bridport.
Bristol  1762 Bristol, Rocky Dale
Cornwall  1761 Cornwall, West Cornwall
Ferrisburgh  1762 Basin Harbor, Ferrisburgh, Ferrisburgh Station, North Ferrisburgh
Goshen 1782 Goshen, Goshen Four Corners
Granville 1781 Granville, Lower Granville
Hancock 1781 Hancock
Leicester 1761 Leicester, Leicester Junction
Lincoln 1780 Downingville, Lincoln, South Lincoln, West Lincoln
Middlebury 1761 East Middlebury, Middlebury.
Monkton 1762 East Monkton, Monkton Boro, Monkton Ridge
New Haven 1761 New Haven, New Haven Junction, New Haven Mills, Beldens/Beldens Falls [historical] and Brooksville [historical].
Orwell 1763 Orwell
Panton 1761 Panton
Ripton 1781 Ripton
Salisbury 1761 Salisbury, Salisbury Station, West Salisbury
Shoreham 1761 Shoreham, Shoreham Center
Starksboro 1780 Rockville, South Starksboro, Starksboro
Vergennes 1788 Vergennes
Waltham 1796  
Weybridge 1761 Weybridge, Weybridge Hill.
Whiting 1763 Whiting

Map of Addison County Vermont.Vermont Historical Gazetteer A LOCAL HISTORY OF ALL THE TOWNS IN THE STATE Civil, Educational, Biographical, Religious and Military.

Volume I: (1867) History of Addison, Bennington, Caledonia, Chittenden and Essex county towns.

A gazetteer of Vermont, containing descriptions of all the counties, towns, and districts in the state; and of all its principal mountains, rivers, waterfalls, harbors, islands, and curious places. To which are added, statistical accounts of its agriculture, commerce and manufactures; with ... other useful information (1849) NOTE: This book is available online in various formats.


Town of Addison from Vermont Historical Gazetteer.

History of the town of Addison

Addison Town Clerk:
65 VT Route 17W - Addison, VT 05491; Phone: (802) 759-2020
Mailing Address: 7099 VT Route 22A - Addison, VT 05491.

Addison Town Historical Society
Old Town Hall, Addison, VT
Mailing Address: 3968 VT Route 22A, Addison, VT 05491
Phone: (802) 759-2380


Town of Bridport from Vermont Historical Gazetteer.

History Of The Town Of Bridport

Bridport Historical Society Museum:
Route 22-A - Bridport, VT
Mailing Address: 3177 Crown Point Road, Bridport, VT 05734
Phone: (802) 758-2654

Bridport Town Clerk:
P.O Box 27 - Bridport, VT 05734;
Phone: (802) 758-2483


Town of Bristol from Vermont Historical Gazetteer.

History of the town of Bristol

Town of Bristol, Vermont (official site)

Bristol: Small Town Living at its Best

Bristol Historical Society Museum:
Howden Hall Community Center - Main Street - Bristol, VT 05443
Phone: (802) 453-6029

Lawrence Memorial Library 
40 North Street, Bristol, Vermont
Phone: 802.453.2366

Bristol Town Clerk:
6 South Street
(mailing address: P.O Box 249 - Bristol, VT 05443); 
Phone: (802) 453-2486.


Town of Cornwall from Vermont Historical Gazetteer.

History of the town of Cornwall

Cornwall Town Clerk:
2629 Route 30 - Cornwall, VT 05753; 
Phone: (802) 462-2775.


Town of Ferrisburgh from Vermont Historical Gazetteer.

History of the town of Ferrisburgh

Town of Ferrisburgh Vermont  (official site)

Rokeby Museum
4334 Route 7 Ferrisburgh, VT 05456
Phone: 802.877.3406
Rokeby Museum is one of the best-documented Underground Railroad sites in the country. It was designated a National Historic Landmark by the National Park Service in recognition of its outstanding history in 1997.

Ferrisburgh Town Clerk
3279 Route 7
(mailing address: P.O Box 6 - Ferrisburgh, VT 05456)
Phone: (802) 877-3429.


Town of Goshen from Vermont Historical Gazetteer.

History of the town of Goshen

A History of the Town of Goshen (off-site blog)

Goshen Town Clerk:
50 Carlisle Hill Road - Goshen, VT 05733; 
Phone: (802) 227-6455.


Town of Granville from Vermont Historical Gazetteer.

Town of Granville, VT (Official Site)

Granville Town Clerk
P.O Box 66 - Granville, VT 05747;
Phone: (802) 767-4403.


Town of Hancock from Vermont Historical Gazetteer.

Hancock Town Clerk:
48 VT Route 125
(Mailing address: P.O Box 100 - Hancock, VT 05748); 
Phone: (802) 767-3660.


Town of Leicester from Vermont Historical Gazetteer.

Town of Leicester, Vermont (fficial site)

Leicester Historical Society – meets at the Leicester Town Hall

Leicester Town Clerk:
44 Schoolhouse Road - Leicester, VT 05733; 
Phone: (802) 247-5961.


Town of Lincoln from Vermont Historical Gazetteer.

Lincoln Historical Society: Quaker Street - Lincoln, VT
Mailing Address: c/o Town Clerk, Lincoln, VT 05443; 
Phone: (802) 453-3628.

Town of Lincoln, VT

Lincoln Town Clerk:
62 Quaker Street, Lincoln, VT 05443-9253;
Phone: 802-453-2980.


Town of Middlebury from Vermont Historical Gazetteer.

A Walking History of Middlebury, by Glenn M. Andres – “…a collaborative project between the Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History and Middlebury College Library and Information Services…”

Town of Middlebury, Vermont (official town website)

Middlebury, Vermont : Middlebury, Shire Town of Addison County - community network

Ilsley Public Library
75 Main Street - Middlebury, VT  05753;  
Phone: (802) 388-4095.

Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History
1 Park Street - Middlebury, VT  05753;  
Phone: (802) 388-2117.

Biography: Ann Story - born in Preston, Connecticut in 1741, Ann died in 1817, in Middlebury, Vermont.  A monument to commemorate her service to the Green Mountain Boys for the independence of Vermont stands in Salisbury.

Brandon / Middlebury / Vergennes Area - Link Vermont

Middlebury College

Middlebury Town Clark
94 Main St. - Middlebury, VT 05753; 
Phone: (802) 388-8100.  


Town of Monkton from Vermont Historical Gazetteer.

Russell Memorial Library

Town of Monkton, Vermont

Monkton Town Clerk:
280 Monkton Ridge – No. Ferrisburgh, VT 05469
Mailing address: P.O. Box 12 – Monkton, VT 05469;
Phone: (802) 453-3800.


Beldens (aka Beldens Falls) and Brooksville were located in southern New Haven township, north of Middlebury.

Town of New Haven, Vermont (official site)

New Haven Historical Society
Mailing Address: 89 North Street, New Haven, VT 05472
Phone: (802) 453-3947

New Haven Town Clerk:
78 North Street - New Haven, VT 05472; 
Phone: (802) 453-3516.


 Town of Orwell  from Vermont Historical Gazetteer.

Town Lotting Plan Map of Orwell, Vermont, from a photographic copy of a map traced by F. H. Dewart, 1923, from the town clerk’s original parchment plan of Orwell as decipherable.  Document in pdf format.

Orwell Town Clerk: 
436 Main Street – Orwell, VT
Mailing address: P.O Box 32 - Orwell, VT 05760; 
Phone: (802) 948-2032.


Town of Panton  from Vermont Historical Gazetteer.

Town of Panton, Vermont

Panton Town History

Panton Town Clerk:
3176 Jersey Street - Panton, VT 05491; 
Phone: (802) 475-2333.


Town of Ripton from Vermont Historical Gazetteer.

The Daily Riptonite Blog 

Ripton Town Clerk:
Box 10 - Ripton, VT 05766; 
Phone: (802) 388-2266.


Town of Salisbury from Vermont Historical Gazetteer.

Salisbury Town Clerk
25 Schoolhouse Road, Salisbury, VT
Mailing address: P. O. Box 66 - Salisbury, VT 05769; 
Phone: (802) 352-4228.


Town of Shoreham from Vermont Historical Gazetteer.

History of the Town of Shoreham, Vermont:  From the Date of its Charter, Octoer 8th, 1761, to the Present Time, by Rev. Josiah F. Goodhue and Samuel Swift, [ca. 1859].

Town of Shoreham, Vermont

Platt Memorial Library

Shoreham Historical Society (Facebook)
Route 22-A - Shoreham, VT 05770; 
Phone: (802) 897-2600.

Shoreham Town Clerk
297 Main Street - Shoreham, VT 05770; 
Phone: (802) 897-5841

Shoreham, Vermont records from FamilySearch


Town of Starksboro from Vermont Historical Gazetteer.

Starksboro Town Clerk:
2849 VT Route 116 – Starksboro, VT
Mailing address: P. O. Box 91 - Starksboro, VT 05487; 
Phone: (802) 453-2639.

Starksboro Historical Society

Town of Starksboro

Starksboro History Document in pdf format.


Town of Vergennes from Vermont Historical Gazetteer.

Vergennes:  The Little City with Big Appeal

Bixby Memorial Library
258 Main Street - Vergennes, VT 05491; 
Phone: (802) 877-2211.

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
4472 Basin Harbor Road - Vergennes, VT 05491

City of Vergennes - The oldest city in Vermont - 1788.

Vergennes Town Clerk:
120 Main Street – Vergennes, VT
Mailing address: P. O. Box 35 - Vergennes, VT 05491; 
Phone: (802) 877-2841


Town of Waltham from Vermont Historical Gazetteer.

Waltham Town Clerk:
2053 Maple Street – Waltham, VT
Mailing address: P. O. Box 175 - Vergennes, VT 05491; 
Phone: (802) 877-3641


Town of Weybridge from Vermont Historical Gazetteer.

Weybridge Town Clerk:
1727 Quaker Village Road – Weybridge, VT  05753; 
Phone: (802) 545-2A50


Town of Whiting from Vermont Historical Gazetteer.

Whiting Town Clerk:
29 South Main Street - Whiting, VT 05778; 
Phone: (802) 623-7813.