Vermont Archives: 124 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

If you are researching your ancestry from Vermont, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online VT newspaper archives: 124 titles to help you search your family history in the “Green Mountain State,” providing coverage from 1781 to Today. There are millions of articles and records in our online Vermont newspaper archives!

Photo: the Meeting House Congregational Church on South Road in Marlboro, Vermont
Photo: the 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 – Today)

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.

CityTitleYears of CoverageIssues AvailableCollection
BarreTimes Argus03/07/2000 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Bellows FallsBellows Falls Gazette12/01/1838 – 05/30/1851531Newspaper Archives
Bellows FallsVermont Intelligencer01/01/1817 – 12/30/1822306Newspaper Archives
BenningtonBennington Banner11/18/1999 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BenningtonBennington Banner02/27/1841 – 12/31/18851936Newspaper Archives
BenningtonBennington News-Letter03/25/1811 – 08/14/1815147Newspaper Archives
BenningtonEpitome of the World02/10/1807 – 10/12/180734Newspaper Archives
BenningtonGreen-Mountain Farmer04/17/1809 – 06/10/1816338Newspaper Archives
BenningtonPloughman; or, Republican Federalist07/27/1801 – 02/01/180221Newspaper Archives
BenningtonTablet of the Times01/05/1797 – 08/31/179735Newspaper Archives
BenningtonVermont Gazette06/05/1783 – 02/16/18472674Newspaper Archives
BenningtonVermont Gazette12/14/1872 – 12/22/1876200Newspaper Archives
BenningtonVermont Gazette03/17/1847 – 12/27/184869Newspaper Archives
BenningtonVermont Gazette05/04/1847 – 10/10/1850159Newspaper Archives
BenningtonWorld10/19/1807 – 03/27/180970Newspaper Archives
BrandonNorthern Visitor01/01/1858 – 03/07/1861159Newspaper Archives
BrandonRutland and Addison County Whig03/12/1840 – 08/20/18403Newspaper Archives
BrattleboroBrattleboro Reformer06/07/2000 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BrattleboroBrattleboro Messenger12/24/1821 – 08/29/1834376Newspaper Archives
BrattleboroAmerican Yeoman02/04/1817 – 01/27/181852Newspaper Archives
BrattleboroFederal Galaxy01/06/1797 – 01/17/1803280Newspaper Archives
BrattleboroFlail07/14/1840 – 09/01/18402Newspaper Archives
BrattleboroIndependent Inquirer09/14/1833 – 09/06/183452Newspaper Archives
BrattleboroReporter02/21/1803 – 12/05/1820545Newspaper Archives
BrattleboroSemi-weekly Eagle08/10/1847 – 12/09/1852550Newspaper Archives
BrattleboroVermont Phoenix10/24/1834 – 12/29/18821565Newspaper Archives
BrattleboroVermont Record and Farmer01/01/1868 – 12/29/1876474Newspaper Archives
BurlingtonAmerican Repertory09/28/1821 – 03/25/182380Newspaper Archives
BurlingtonBurlington Gazette09/09/1814 – 01/28/1819127Newspaper Archives
BurlingtonBurlington Mercury06/03/1796 – 03/24/179721Newspaper Archives
BurlingtonVermont Centinel03/19/1801 – 07/12/18501007Newspaper Archives
BurlingtonVoice of the People08/29/1866 – 08/29/18661Newspaper Archives
BurlingtonBurlington Times10/22/1864 – 02/02/18652Newspaper Archives
BurlingtonBurlington Weekly Free Press01/08/1836 – 05/06/19153635Newspaper Archives
ChelseaVermont Advocate01/12/1830 – 07/30/183465Newspaper Archives
ChesterChester Telegraph03/29/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ChesterGreen Mountain Palladium06/22/1807 – 04/12/180824Newspaper Archives
ChesterMessage for the Week03/02/2016 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ColchesterColchester Sun01/27/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CountyVTDigger.org New08/16/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DanvilleNorth Star01/08/1807 – 01/26/1889539Newspaper Archives
Essex JunctionEssex Reporter12/30/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Fair HavenFarmer’s Library. or, Fairhaven Telegraphe08/17/1795 – 04/03/179821Newspaper Archives
GranvilleWorld’s Paper07/03/1857 – 06/01/186617Newspaper Archives
ManchesterManchester Journal04/06/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ManchesterVermont Express08/30/1836 – 08/30/18361Newspaper Archives
MiddleburyAddison County Independent12/27/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MiddleburyGreen Mountain Outlook08/05/2011 – 01/21/2016Recent Obituaries
MiddleburyMiddlebury Campus, The: Middlebury College01/16/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MiddleburyNew Market Press08/03/2011 – 01/21/2016Recent Obituaries
MiddleburyValley Voice02/28/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MiddleburyVermont Eagle08/03/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MiddleburyVermont Farmer, and Northern Silk-Grower11/19/1839 – 10/14/18405Newspaper Archives
MiddleburyChristian Herald09/25/1816 – 10/30/18166Newspaper Archives
MiddleburyChristian Messenger11/06/1816 – 11/23/1819150Newspaper Archives
MiddleburyColumbian Patriot09/01/1813 – 08/23/1815104Newspaper Archives
MiddleburyMiddlebury Mercury12/16/1801 – 07/04/1810437Newspaper Archives
MiddleburyNational Standard08/30/1815 – 12/26/1820235Newspaper Archives
MiddleburyReligious Reporter04/08/1820 – 09/30/182026Newspaper Archives
MiddleburyVermont Mirror09/30/1812 – 09/18/1816209Newspaper Archives
MiltonMilton Independent04/12/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MontpelierChristian Messenger01/05/1848 – 07/31/18791138Newspaper Archives
MontpelierArgus and Patriot07/09/1863 – 12/30/19081781Newspaper Archives
MontpelierChristian Repository07/24/1851 – 05/21/1870217Newspaper Archives
MontpelierFreemen’s Press08/25/1809 – 08/27/181236Newspaper Archives
MontpelierHarrisonian03/10/1840 – 07/01/184014Newspaper Archives
MontpelierState Journal10/25/1832 – 10/25/18321Newspaper Archives
MontpelierUniversalist Watchman and Christian Repository12/14/1839 – 07/11/1846248Newspaper Archives
MontpelierUniversalist Watchman, Embracing the Impartialist and Christian Repository06/30/1838 – 06/22/183952Newspaper Archives
MontpelierVermont Precursor11/22/1806 – 11/13/180752Newspaper Archives
MontpelierWatchman11/20/1807 – 12/31/18732651Newspaper Archives
NewportNewport Daily Express07/24/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
NorthfieldNorthfield News09/25/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
NorthfieldStar of Vermont and Farmer’s Register10/21/1854 – 10/20/185552Newspaper Archives
NorthfieldVermont Christian Messenger04/06/1853 – 11/05/1859235Newspaper Archives
PeachamGreen Mountain Patriot02/23/1798 – 01/27/1810488Newspaper Archives
PoultneyPoultney Gazette11/05/1822 – 12/31/182348Newspaper Archives
PutneyArgus03/16/1797 – 02/26/179959Newspaper Archives
RandolphVermont Luminary, or, Orange Gazette, Masonic Reformer, and Christian Watchman04/01/1829 – 04/01/18291Newspaper Archives
RandolphWeekly Wanderer01/24/1801 – 04/06/1810407Newspaper Archives
RoyaltonVermont Advocate and White River Advertiser11/21/1827 – 03/11/18292Newspaper Archives
RutlandRutland Herald10/01/1999 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
RutlandFarmers’ Library04/01/1793 – 11/29/179487Newspaper Archives
RutlandHerald of Vermont06/25/1792 – 09/10/179212Newspaper Archives
RutlandRutland Herald12/08/1794 – 12/29/1818987Newspaper Archives
RutlandVermont Courier07/25/1808 – 05/30/181096Newspaper Archives
RutlandVermont Mercury03/29/1802 – 03/12/180467Newspaper Archives
SpringfieldSpringfield Reporter01/06/2016 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
St. AlbansSt. Albans Messenger12/04/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
St. AlbansAmerican Repertory05/15/1823 – 12/26/1833444Newspaper Archives
St. AlbansChamplain Reporter05/11/1809 – 06/28/18103Newspaper Archives
St. AlbansFranklin County Advertiser07/26/1810 – 10/29/18105Newspaper Archives
St. AlbansSt. Albans Advertiser12/19/1873 – 07/05/1878139Newspaper Archives
St. AlbansSt. Albans Adviser03/10/1808 – 01/28/180942Newspaper Archives
St. AlbansSt. Albans Daily Messenger04/24/1861 – 04/29/200628847Newspaper Archives
St. AlbansSt. Albans Messenger01/25/1838 – 10/12/19332562Newspaper Archives
St. AlbansSt. Albans Transcript03/22/1873 – 07/30/187451Newspaper Archives
St. AlbansVermont State Paper06/23/1835 – 04/26/183643Newspaper Archives
St. JohnsburyCaledonian-Record01/05/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
St. JohnsburyFarmer’s Herald07/15/1828 – 03/02/18316Newspaper Archives
St. JohnsburyVermont Farmer10/31/1873 – 08/25/18762Newspaper Archives
St. JohnsburyCaledonian08/08/1837 – 09/18/19184140Newspaper Archives
St. JohnsburyCaledonian-Record10/13/1917 – 12/31/19262312Newspaper Archives
St. JohnsburySt. Johnsbury Republican08/07/1907 – 08/07/19071Newspaper Archives
SwantonLoco foco08/22/1839 – 08/22/18391Newspaper Archives
VergennesVergennes Gazette and Vermont and New-York Advertiser08/30/1798 – 10/08/1801155Newspaper Archives
WestminsterVermont Gazette or Green-Mountain Post-Boy04/02/1781 – 09/27/17813Newspaper Archives
WindsorMorning Ray, or, Impartial Oracle11/15/1791 – 09/25/179225Newspaper Archives
WindsorPost-Boy01/01/1805 – 03/31/1807112Newspaper Archives
WindsorSpooner’s Vermont Journal08/07/1783 – 11/04/18262134Newspaper Archives
WindsorValley Farmer12/28/1867 – 01/11/18683Newspaper Archives
WindsorVermont Farmer01/01/1836 – 12/01/183611Newspaper Archives
WindsorVermont Journal06/20/1844 – 10/20/1877595Newspaper Archives
WindsorVermont Republican01/02/1809 – 10/09/1834965Newspaper Archives
WindsorWashingtonian07/23/1810 – 01/22/1816282Newspaper Archives
WoodstockCoon Hunter10/12/1844 – 10/12/18441Newspaper Archives
WoodstockGospel Banner10/06/1827 – 10/06/18271Newspaper Archives
WoodstockGreen Mountain Farmer03/14/1856 – 02/27/185748Newspaper Archives
WoodstockPulse of the People07/25/1840 – 10/24/184011Newspaper Archives
WoodstockVermont Mercury04/06/1837 – 02/08/1855669Newspaper Archives
WoodstockWhig Advocate06/22/1842 – 09/19/184212Newspaper Archives
WoodstockWoodstock Observer01/11/1820 – 06/05/1832630Newspaper Archives
WoodstockWorking-man’s Gazette09/23/1830 – 08/23/183148Newspaper Archives
WoodstockVermont Courier and Farmer’s, Manufacturer’s and Mechanic’s Advocate09/02/1831 – 01/02/1835173Newspaper Archives

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