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Algiers, Vermont

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Our Genealogy Helper for Algiers ...

So far, we have found very little information about Algiers. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Algiers to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Algiers, please Contact Us.

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Algiers (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Algiers. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Although our information shows that the community of Algiers is historic, it would have been located within present day Windham County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Windham County: Franklin (MA), Cheshire (NH), Sullivan (NH), Bennington & Windsor.

Below are the counties that are near Algiers. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Algiers:

Windham     (The home county for Algiers)
  Fairview Village   [Map]     N   Less than 2 miles<2>
  Brattleboro   [Map]     N   2 miles [3.2 km]
  West Brattleboro   [Map]     NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
  Guilford   [Map]     SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
  Brattleboro   [Map]     NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Vernon   [Map]     SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Ames Hill   [Map]     NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Dummerston   [Map]     N   7 miles [11.3 km]
  West Dummerston   [Map]     N   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Halifax   [Map]     W   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Marlboro   [Map]     NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
  West Halifax   [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Readsboro   [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Searsburg   [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Stamford   [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Stamford   [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Woodford   [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Woodford   [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Glastenbury   [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Woodford Hollow   [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Winhall   [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Sunderland   [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Landgrove Town Center   [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Bennington   [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Chester   [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Chester Depot   [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Chester   [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Springfield   [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Andover   [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Springfield   [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
  North Springfield   [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Weston   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Baltimore   [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Perkinsville   [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Cavendish   [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Proctorsville   [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Berkshire (MA)
  Drury (MA)   [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Florida (MA)   [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Clarksburg (MA)   [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
  North Adams (MA)   [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Savoy (MA)   [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Adams (MA)   [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Arnoldville (MA)   [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Windsor (MA)   [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Town Crest Village (MA)   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Williamstown (MA)   [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Cheshire (MA)   [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Peru (MA)   [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Franklin (MA)
  Leyden (MA)   [Map]     S   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Bernardston (MA)   [Map]     S   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Northfield (MA)   [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Colrain (MA)   [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Gill (MA)   [Map]     S   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Foundry Village (MA)   [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Factory Village (MA) - Historic   [Map]     S   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Turners Falls (MA)   [Map]     S   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Warwick (MA)   [Map]     SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Shattuckville (MA)   [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Greenfield (MA)   [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Montague City (MA)   [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hampden (MA)
  Chester Center (MA)   [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Hampshire (MA)
  Plainfield (MA)   [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
  North Amherst (MA)   [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
  North Hatfield (MA)   [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Goshen (MA)   [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Cummington (MA)   [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Amherst Center (MA)   [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Amherst (MA)   [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
  East Village (MA)   [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Hatfield (MA)   [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Pelham (MA)   [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
  West Hatfield (MA)   [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Williamsburg (MA)   [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Middlesex (MA)
  Ashby (MA)   [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
  South Village (MA)   [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Worcester (MA)
  Royalston (MA)   [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Athol (MA)   [Map]     SE   23 miles [37 km]
  Winchendon (MA)   [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Baldwinville (MA)   [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Phillipston (MA)   [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Winchendon Springs (MA)   [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Brooks Village (MA)   [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Goulding Village (MA)   [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Petersham (MA)   [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Pequoig (MA)   [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Templeton (MA)   [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  East Templeton (MA)   [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Cheshire (NH)
  Hinsdale (NH)   [Map]     SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Chesterfield (NH)   [Map]     NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Winchester (NH)   [Map]     E   9 miles [14.5 km]
  West Swanzey (NH)   [Map]     E   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Westmoreland (NH)   [Map]     NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Swanzey (NH)   [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Richmond (NH)   [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Keene (NH)   [Map]     NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Surry (NH)   [Map]     NE   18 miles [29 km]
  Marlborough (NH)   [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Troy (NH)   [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Walpole (NH)   [Map]     NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hillsborough (NH)
  Hancock (NH)   [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Peterborough (NH)   [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
  North Village (NH)   [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Sharon (NH)   [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Bennington (NH)   [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Antrim Center (NH)   [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Antrim (NH)   [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Clinton Village (NH)   [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Windsor (NH)   [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Greenfield (NH)   [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
  New Ipswich (NH)   [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Hillsboro Upper Village (NH)   [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Sullivan (NH)
  Langdon (NH)   [Map]     N   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Charlestown (NH)   [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Acworth (NH)   [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Quaker City (NH)   [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Lempster (NH)   [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Washington (NH)   [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Unity (NH)   [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Goshen (NH)   [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Claremont (NH)   [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Rensselaer (NY)
  Hoosick (NY)   [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Petersburgh (NY)   [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Hoosick Falls (NY)   [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Hoosick (NY)   [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Algiers, see our County-by-County Page for Algiers.

Cemeteries Near Algiers ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Algiers.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a Google map will open showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery or some of the headstones.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Algiers covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

      Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  WSW Christ Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Old North Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Cotton Mill Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Morningside Cemetery   [Map]     
  N St. Michaels Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  SW Weatherhead Hollow Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE North Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE North Vernon Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Brattleboro Area Jewish Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Prospect Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Retreat Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  WSW Guilford Center Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Maplehurst & Elmshurt Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Dalem Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Meetinghouse Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Glen Street Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Mather Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  WSW Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Stebbins Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE St. Josephs Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE New Boston Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Locust Ridge Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<3>]  
  W Lee Cemetery   [Map]     
  W West Guilford Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  WSW Wilkens Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Franklin Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Baker Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Winchester Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SW Billings Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Groll Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Tyler Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Alexander Perry Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Hamilton Road Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW King Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Thomas Hill - Bell - Phelps Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SW Stark Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Beaver Meadow Cemetery   [Map]   [MACRIS<4>]  
  SE South Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Tufts Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Worden Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW West Leyden Cemetery   [Map]   [MACRIS]  
  SSW East Hill Cemetery   [Map]   [MACRIS]  
  NNW Baptist Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Dummerston Center Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE West Northfield Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE South Parish Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Betterley Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Burnett Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Ellor Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Center Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW First Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  W Whitneyville Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Scott Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Halifax Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Henry Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW South Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Taft Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Old Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Holton Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Pentecost Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Spofford Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Wheeler Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Collins Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Hatch Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Taylor - Stacy Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  W West Halifax Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Willson Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Williamsville Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Kathan Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Maple Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW South Newfane - Branch Road Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Allyn Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Hall Cemetery   [Map]     

Newspapers Published in Algiers ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 43 newspapers that have been published in the area around Algiers.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Algiers, there are papers which were published within 16 miles [25.7 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Algiers.

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.

While we didn't find Algiers in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Algiers.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Algiers, with the one closest to Algiers listed first.

North Hinsdale (NH)   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Algiers
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - North Hinsdale had a post office and no railroad service
Brattleboro   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Algiers
 - 1895 population of 5,467 people
 - Brattleboro had a post office and railroad service
Guilford Center   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Algiers
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Guilford Center had a post office and no railroad service
West Brattleboro   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Algiers
 - 1895 population of 420 people
 - West Brattleboro had a post office and no railroad service
Vernon   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Algiers
 - Vernon had a post office and railroad service
Hinsdale (NH)   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Algiers
 - 1895 population of 1,825 people (with 3,878 people in 2017)
 - Hinsdale had a post office and railroad service
Green River   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Algiers
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Green River had a post office and no railroad service
Chesterfield (NH)   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Algiers
 - 1895 population of 74 people (with 3,566 people in 2017)
 - Chesterfield had a post office and no railroad service

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Algiers. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Algiers in the 1890's.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note that they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Algiers:

These websites are specific to Vermont:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Website for the //

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives website for the State of Vermont to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Windham County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Bennington County:     Cyndi's



Windsor County:     Cyndi's



Berkshire County (MA):     Cyndi's



Franklin County (MA):     Cyndi's



Hampden County (MA):     Cyndi's



Hampshire County (MA):     Cyndi's



Middlesex County (MA):     Cyndi's



Worcester County (MA):     Cyndi's



Cheshire County (NH):     Cyndi's



Hillsborough County (NH):     Cyndi's



Sullivan County (NH):     Cyndi's



Rensselaer County (NY):     Cyndi's




Cemetery Information and Directories for Vermont:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Vermont,
Cemeteries of Windham County
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Vermont   Cemetery Wiki for Vermont
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page   Cemeteries for Vermont, for Windham County

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Vermont
Also see Disaster Stories for ...
      New Hampshire
      New York

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Community in Vermont

About Windham County

About Vermont

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Vermont:

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Algiers, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Algiers) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Algiers. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8167, Longitude: -72.5662     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Algiers have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website:

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<4>The Massachusetts Historical Commission (MHC) has created and maintains a database of historic properties that is called MACRIS (for the Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System). More information about the MHC and MACRIS can be found on their website:

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