Walden, Caledonia County, Vermont Genealogy

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Brief History[edit | edit source]

Walden was chartered on August 18, 1781 by the Vermont Legislature. The population was 935 at the 2010 census. The community has no ZIP code of its own; mail is routed through the West Danville and East Hardwick post offices.  [1]  [2]

Historical Data
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Walden, Vermont USGenWeb Page

Town Histories
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A history of Walden, Vermont, by the History Committee (1986) - find this book in a library.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

FamilySearch Historical Records Collection has Vermont birth, death, and marriage records online.

Military Records
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Probate Records
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The probate district for Walden is Caledonia
Caledonia Probate Division
1126 Main St, Ste 1
St Johnsbury, VT 05819
Phone: (802) 748-6605

Church Records
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City Directories
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1888 Walden Town Directory

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1875 map of Walden

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

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

Town Records 
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Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1794-1950, can be found on FamilySearch (browse only images).

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Walden Town Clerk's Office. These include Births 1883-1930, marriages 1883-1950, deaths 1883-2001; card index, 1883-2001, Land records and deeds, 1794-1900; index, 1858-1883, and Town and vital records, 1796-1884.

Walden Town Clerk
12 Vt Route 215
Walden, VT 05873
Mailing Address: 12 VT Route 215, West Danville, VT 05873.
Phone:(802) 563-2220
Email: waldentc@pivot.net

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Burlington Free Press

The Barre Montpelier Times-Argus

The Caledonian Record

Libraries and Historical Societies
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Northeast Kingdom Genealogy - Genealogy resources for towns in the counties of Essex, Orleans and Caledonia.

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Adjacent towns: