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Our Genealogy Helper for Barnet ...

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 Barnet (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 Barnet. 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 and doctors 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.

Barnet is located in Caledonia County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Caledonia County: Grafton (NH), Essex, Lamoille, Orange, Orleans & Washington.

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

Caledonia     (The home county for Barnet)
  Greenbank Hollow   [Map]     NW   4 miles [6.4 km]<1>
  McIndoe Falls   [Map]     S   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Peacham   [Map]     W   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Danville   [Map]     N   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Saint Johnsbury   [Map]     NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Waterford   [Map]     NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Ryegate   [Map]     S   7 miles [11.3 km]
  West Danville   [Map]     NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Saint Johnsbury   [Map]     N   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Groton   [Map]     SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Walden   [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Lyndonville   [Map]     N   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Kirby   [Map]     NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Bolton   [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Concord   [Map]     NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Victory   [Map]     NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Lunenburg   [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Mill Village   [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
  Granby   [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
  East Haven   [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Guildhall   [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Ferdinand   [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Maidstone   [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Brighton   [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Brunswick   [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Island Pond   [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Brunswick Springs   [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Elmore   [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Wolcott   [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Wolcott   [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Cleveland Corners   [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Morrisville   [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Hyde Park   [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Morristown   [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Lower Village   [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Stowe   [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Hyde Park   [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Stowe   [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Eden   [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Johnson   [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Wells River   [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Newbury   [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Newbury   [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Topsham   [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
  West Newbury   [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
  Orange   [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Bradford   [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Bradford   [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
  West Corinth   [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
  Washington   [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Corinth   [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Williamstown   [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Fairlee   [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Greensboro   [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Glover   [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Craftsbury   [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Mill Village   [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Barton   [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Barton   [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Westmore   [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Albany   [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Albany Center   [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Albany   [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Brownington   [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Orleans   [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Brownington Village   [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Cabot   [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Cabot   [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Marshfield   [Map]     W   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Marshfield   [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Woodbury   [Map]     NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Plainfield   [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
  South Woodbury   [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Woodbury   [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
  Calais   [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Maple Corner   [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Adamant   [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
  East Montpelier   [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Barre   [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Pompanoosuc   [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Carroll (NH)
  Harts Location (NH)   [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Livermore (NH)   [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Coos (NH)
  Dalton (NH)   [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Whitefield (NH)   [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Carroll (NH)   [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Lancaster (NH)   [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Fabyan (NH)   [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Jefferson (NH)   [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Northumberland (NH)   [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Jefferson Highland (NH)   [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Crawfords Purchase (NH)   [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Groveton (NH)   [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Mapleton (NH)   [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Stratford (NH)   [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Beans Grant (NH)   [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Grafton (NH)
  Monroe (NH)   [Map]     S   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Lyman (NH)   [Map]     SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Lisbon (NH)   [Map]     SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Woodsville (NH)   [Map]     S   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Bath (NH)   [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Upper Village (NH)   [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Littleton (NH)   [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Landaff (NH)   [Map]     SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Sugar Hill (NH)   [Map]     SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Franconia (NH)   [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Benton (NH)   [Map]     SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Easton (NH)   [Map]     SE   18 miles [29 km]
  Bethlehem (NH)   [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Cemeteries Near Barnet ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Barnet.

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 Barnet covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

      Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  SW Barnet Center Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  WSW West Barnet Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Stevens Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Pleasant View Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  S McIndoes Falls Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE North Monroe Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  NNE Passumpsic Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE County Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Peacham East Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Peacham Corner Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SW Walter Harvey Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Monroe Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Reverend Worcester Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Groton - Peacham Town Line Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Danville Green Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE West Waterford Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  N Crow Hill - Church - Swett Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SSW North Ryegate Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Center - Dole Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Moulton Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  E West Littleton Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Lower Waterford Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Wheeler Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Pumpkin Hill - Morse Clifford Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SW Heath Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Blue Mtn. Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  SSW Groton Village Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Pinehurst Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Hamm Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Locke Road Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Pond Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Riverside Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Stiles Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE First Congregational Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Massey Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW East Cabot Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW South Cabot Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  NNW Pope Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Hillside Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Carbee Cemetery   [Map]     
  S St. Josephs Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Pettyboro District Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Adams - Babcock Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Cushman Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE New St. Johnsbury Center Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Goss Hollow Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Stebbins Lot Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Drew - Kelsey East Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Drew - Kelsey West Cemetery   [Map]     
  W New Discovery Cemetery   [Map]     

Newspapers Published in Barnet ...

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 41 newspapers that have been published in the area around Barnet.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Barnet, there are papers which were published within 19 miles [30.6 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Barnet.

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.<3>

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

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

Barnet   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Barnet
 - 1895 population of 300 people
 - Barnet had a post office and railroad service
West Barnet   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Barnet
 - 1895 population of 150 people
 - West Barnet had a post office and no railroad service
McIndoe Falls   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Barnet
 - 1895 population of 325 people
 - McIndoe Falls had a post office and railroad service
Monroe (NH)   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Barnet
 - 1895 population of 65 people (with 792 people in 2017)
 - Monroe had a post office and no railroad service
Greenbank Hollow   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Barnet
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Greenbank Hollow had a post office and no railroad service
Passumpsic   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Barnet
 - 1895 population of 225 people
 - Passumpsic had a post office and railroad service
East Peacham   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Barnet
 - 1895 population of 200 people
 - East Peacham had a post office and no railroad service
Peacham   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Barnet
 - 1895 population of 492 people
 - Peacham had a post office and no railroad service
South Peacham   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Barnet
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - South Peacham had a post office and no railroad service
Harvey Hollow   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Barnet
 - Harvey Hollow 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 Barnet. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Barnet in the 1890's.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 Barnet:

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 Caledonia County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Chittenden County:     Cyndi's



Essex County:     Cyndi's



Lamoille County:     Cyndi's



Orange County:     Cyndi's



Orleans County:     Cyndi's



Washington County:     Cyndi's



Windsor County:     Cyndi's



Carroll County (NH):     Cyndi's



Coos County (NH):     Cyndi's



Grafton County (NH):     Cyndi's




Cemetery Information and Directories for Vermont:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Vermont

About Caledonia County

About Vermont

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Barnet. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Vermont:

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Barnet) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Barnet. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Barnet

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Barnet. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.3253, Longitude: -72.0768     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Barnet have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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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<3>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 Barnet, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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