Vermont Archives: 119 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

If you are researching your ancestry from Vermont, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online VT newspaper archives: 119 titles to help you search your family history in the “Green Mountain State,” providing coverage from 1781 to Today. There are more than 12.7 million articles and records in our online Vermont newspaper archives!

Photo: Meeting House Congregational Church on South Road in Marlboro, Vermont
Photo: Meeting House Congregational Church on South Road in Marlboro, Vermont. Credit: Jared C. Benedict; Wikimedia Commons.

Dig deep into our online archives and search for historical and recent obituaries and other news articles about your ancestors from Vermont in these newspapers. Our VT newspapers are divided into two collections: Historical Newspapers (complete paper) and Recent Obituaries (obituaries only).

Search Vermont Newspaper Archives (1781 – 2006)

Search Vermont Recent Obituaries (1999 – Current)

Illustration: Vermont state flag
Illustration: Vermont state flag. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Here is a complete list of Vermont newspapers in the online archives. Each newspaper title in this list is an active link that will take you directly to that paper’s search page, where you can begin searching for your ancestors by surnames, dates, keywords and more. The VT newspaper titles are listed alphabetically by city.

CityTitleDate Range * Collection
BarreTimes Argus03/07/2000 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Bellows FallsVermont Intelligencer01/01/1817 – 12/30/1822Newspaper Archives
Bellows FallsBellows Falls Gazette12/01/1838 – 05/30/1851Newspaper Archives
BenningtonWorld10/19/1807 – 03/27/1809Newspaper Archives
BenningtonVermont Gazette05/04/1847 – 10/10/1850Newspaper Archives
BenningtonVermont Gazette03/17/1847 – 12/27/1848Newspaper Archives
BenningtonVermont Gazette12/14/1872 – 12/22/1876Newspaper Archives
BenningtonVermont Gazette06/05/1783 – 02/16/1847Newspaper Archives
BenningtonTablet of the Times01/05/1797 – 08/31/1797Newspaper Archives
BenningtonPloughman; or, Republican Federalist07/27/1801 – 02/01/1802Newspaper Archives
BenningtonGreen-Mountain Farmer04/17/1809 – 06/10/1816Newspaper Archives
BenningtonEpitome of the World02/10/1807 – 10/12/1807Newspaper Archives
BenningtonBennington News-Letter03/25/1811 – 08/14/1815Newspaper Archives
BenningtonBennington Banner02/27/1841 – 12/31/1885Newspaper Archives
BenningtonBennington Banner11/18/1999 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BrandonRutland and Addison County Whig03/12/1840 – 08/20/1840Newspaper Archives
BrandonNorthern Visitor01/01/1858 – 03/07/1861Newspaper Archives
BrattleboroVermont Record and Farmer01/01/1868 – 12/29/1876Newspaper Archives
BrattleboroVermont Phoenix10/24/1834 – 12/29/1882Newspaper Archives
BrattleboroSemi-weekly Eagle08/10/1847 – 12/09/1852Newspaper Archives
BrattleboroReporter02/21/1803 – 12/05/1820Newspaper Archives
BrattleboroIndependent Inquirer09/14/1833 – 09/06/1834Newspaper Archives
BrattleboroFlail07/14/1840 – 09/01/1840Newspaper Archives
BrattleboroFederal Galaxy01/06/1797 – 01/17/1803Newspaper Archives
BrattleboroBrattleboro Reformer06/07/2000 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BrattleboroBrattleboro Messenger12/24/1821 – 08/29/1834Newspaper Archives
BrattleboroAmerican Yeoman02/04/1817 – 01/27/1818Newspaper Archives
BurlingtonVoice of the People08/29/1866 – 08/29/1866Newspaper Archives
BurlingtonVermont Centinel03/19/1801 – 07/12/1850Newspaper Archives
BurlingtonBurlington Mercury06/03/1796 – 03/24/1797Newspaper Archives
BurlingtonBurlington Gazette09/09/1814 – 01/28/1819Newspaper Archives
BurlingtonAmerican Repertory09/28/1821 – 03/25/1823Newspaper Archives
ChelseaVermont Advocate01/12/1830 – 07/30/1834Newspaper Archives
ChesterGreen Mountain Palladium06/22/1807 – 04/12/1808Newspaper Archives
ChesterChester Telegraph03/29/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ColchesterColchester Sun01/27/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DanvilleNorth Star01/08/1807 – 01/26/1889Newspaper Archives
Essex JunctionEssex Reporter12/30/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Fair HavenFarmer’s Library. or, Fairhaven Telegraphe08/17/1795 – 04/03/1798Newspaper Archives
GranvilleWorld’s Paper07/03/1857 – 06/01/1866Newspaper Archives
ManchesterVermont Express08/30/1836 – 08/30/1836Newspaper Archives
ManchesterManchester Journal04/06/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MiddleburyVermont Mirror09/30/1812 – 09/18/1816Newspaper Archives
MiddleburyVermont Farmer, and Northern Silk-Grower11/19/1839 – 10/14/1840Newspaper Archives
MiddleburyVermont Eagle08/03/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MiddleburyValley Voice02/28/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MiddleburyReligious Reporter04/08/1820 – 09/30/1820Newspaper Archives
MiddleburyNew Market Press08/03/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MiddleburyNational Standard08/30/1815 – 12/26/1820Newspaper Archives
MiddleburyMiddlebury Mercury12/16/1801 – 07/04/1810Newspaper Archives
MiddleburyMiddlebury Campus, The: Middlebury College01/16/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MiddleburyGreen Mountain Outlook08/05/2011 – 01/21/2016Recent Obituaries
MiddleburyColumbian Patriot09/01/1813 – 08/23/1815Newspaper Archives
MiddleburyChristian Messenger11/06/1816 – 11/23/1819Newspaper Archives
MiddleburyChristian Herald09/25/1816 – 10/30/1816Newspaper Archives
MiddleburyAddison County Independent12/27/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MiltonMilton Independent10/18/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MontpelierWatchman11/20/1807 – 12/31/1873Newspaper Archives
MontpelierVermont Precursor11/22/1806 – 11/13/1807Newspaper Archives
MontpelierUniversalist Watchman, Embracing the Impartialist and Christian Repository06/30/1838 – 06/22/1839Newspaper Archives
MontpelierUniversalist Watchman and Christian Repository12/14/1839 – 07/11/1846Newspaper Archives
MontpelierState Journal10/25/1832 – 10/25/1832Newspaper Archives
MontpelierHarrisonian03/10/1840 – 07/01/1840Newspaper Archives
MontpelierFreemen’s Press08/25/1809 – 08/27/1812Newspaper Archives
MontpelierChristian Repository07/24/1851 – 05/21/1870Newspaper Archives
MontpelierChristian Messenger01/05/1848 – 12/25/1873Newspaper Archives
MontpelierArgus and Patriot07/09/1863 – 12/30/1908Newspaper Archives
NewportNewport Daily Express07/24/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
NorthfieldVermont Christian Messenger04/06/1853 – 11/05/1859Newspaper Archives
NorthfieldStar of Vermont and Farmer’s Register10/21/1854 – 10/20/1855Newspaper Archives
NorthfieldNorthfield News09/25/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PeachamGreen Mountain Patriot02/23/1798 – 01/27/1810Newspaper Archives
PoultneyPoultney Gazette11/05/1822 – 12/31/1823Newspaper Archives
PutneyArgus03/16/1797 – 02/26/1799Newspaper Archives
RandolphWeekly Wanderer01/24/1801 – 04/06/1810Newspaper Archives
RandolphVermont Luminary, or, Orange Gazette, Masonic Reformer, and Christian Watchman04/01/1829 – 04/01/1829Newspaper Archives
RoyaltonVermont Advocate and White River Advertiser11/21/1827 – 03/11/1829Newspaper Archives
RutlandVermont Mercury03/29/1802 – 03/12/1804Newspaper Archives
RutlandVermont Courier07/25/1808 – 05/30/1810Newspaper Archives
RutlandRutland Herald12/08/1794 – 12/29/1818Newspaper Archives
RutlandRutland Herald10/01/1999 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
RutlandHerald of Vermont06/25/1792 – 09/10/1792Newspaper Archives
RutlandFarmers’ Library04/01/1793 – 11/29/1794Newspaper Archives
St. AlbansVermont State Paper06/23/1835 – 04/26/1836Newspaper Archives
St. AlbansSt. Albans Transcript03/22/1873 – 07/30/1874Newspaper Archives
St. AlbansSt. Albans Messenger01/25/1838 – 10/12/1933Newspaper Archives
St. AlbansSt. Albans Messenger12/04/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
St. AlbansSt. Albans Daily Messenger04/24/1861 – 04/29/2006Newspaper Archives
St. AlbansSt. Albans Adviser03/10/1808 – 01/28/1809Newspaper Archives
St. AlbansSt. Albans Advertiser12/19/1873 – 07/05/1878Newspaper Archives
St. AlbansFranklin County Advertiser07/26/1810 – 10/29/1810Newspaper Archives
St. AlbansChamplain Reporter05/11/1809 – 06/28/1810Newspaper Archives
St. AlbansAmerican Repertory05/15/1823 – 12/26/1833Newspaper Archives
St. JohnsburyVermont Farmer10/31/1873 – 08/25/1876Newspaper Archives
St. JohnsburySt. Johnsbury Republican08/07/1907 – 08/07/1907Newspaper Archives
St. JohnsburyFarmer’s Herald07/15/1828 – 03/02/1831Newspaper Archives
St. JohnsburyCaledonian-Record09/03/1918 – 12/31/1926Newspaper Archives
St. JohnsburyCaledonian-Record01/05/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
St. JohnsburyCaledonian08/08/1837 – 09/18/1918Newspaper Archives
SwantonLoco foco08/22/1839 – 08/22/1839Newspaper Archives
VergennesVergennes Gazette and Vermont and New-York Advertiser08/30/1798 – 10/08/1801Newspaper Archives
WestminsterVermont Gazette or Green-Mountain Post-Boy04/02/1781 – 09/27/1781Newspaper Archives
WindsorWashingtonian07/23/1810 – 01/22/1816Newspaper Archives
WindsorVermont Republican01/02/1809 – 10/09/1834Newspaper Archives
WindsorVermont Journal06/20/1844 – 10/20/1877Newspaper Archives
WindsorVermont Farmer01/01/1836 – 12/01/1836Newspaper Archives
WindsorValley Farmer12/28/1867 – 01/11/1868Newspaper Archives
WindsorSpooner’s Vermont Journal08/07/1783 – 11/04/1826Newspaper Archives
WindsorPost-Boy01/01/1805 – 03/31/1807Newspaper Archives
WindsorMorning Ray, or, Impartial Oracle11/15/1791 – 09/25/1792Newspaper Archives
WoodstockWorking-man’s Gazette09/23/1830 – 08/23/1831Newspaper Archives
WoodstockWoodstock Observer01/11/1820 – 06/05/1832Newspaper Archives
WoodstockWhig Advocate06/22/1842 – 09/19/1842Newspaper Archives
WoodstockVermont Mercury04/06/1837 – 02/08/1855Newspaper Archives
WoodstockVermont Courier and Farmer’s, Manufacturer’s and Mechanic’s Advocate09/02/1831 – 01/02/1835Newspaper Archives
WoodstockPulse of the People07/25/1840 – 10/24/1840Newspaper Archives
WoodstockGreen Mountain Farmer03/14/1856 – 02/27/1857Newspaper Archives
WoodstockGospel Banner10/06/1827 – 10/06/1827Newspaper Archives
WoodstockCoon Hunter10/12/1844 – 10/12/1844Newspaper Archives

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