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Our Genealogy Helper for Birdport ...

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 Birdport (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 Birdport. 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 northeast 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 north.

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 north 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.

Birdport is located in Addison County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Addison County: Essex (NY), Washington (NY), Chittenden, Orange, Rutland, Washington & Windsor.

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

Addison     (The home county for Birdport)
  Bridport   [Map]     W   Less than 2 miles<1>
  Palmer Corner   [Map]     NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
  West Cornwall   [Map]     SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Cornwall   [Map]     E   5 miles [8 km]
  Weybridge   [Map]     NE   5 miles [8 km]
  Addison   [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Shoreham   [Map]     S   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Middlebury   [Map]     E   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Middlebury   [Map]     E   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Whiting   [Map]     SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Panton   [Map]     N   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Waltham   [Map]     NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Salisbury   [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Charlotte   [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
  Prindle Corners   [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
  Buels Gore   [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
  Hinesburg   [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Shelburne   [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Shelburne   [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Saint George   [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Huntington   [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Queen City Park   [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
  South Burlington   [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Richmond   [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Williston   [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Richmond   [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Braintree   [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Braintree Hill   [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Randolph   [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Randolph   [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Brookfield   [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Williamstown   [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Williamstown   [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Benson   [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Sudbury   [Map]     SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Benson Landing   [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Brandon   [Map]     SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Brandon   [Map]     SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Benson   [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Hubbardton   [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
  West Castleton   [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Pittsford   [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
  West Haven   [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
  Castleton   [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Fair Haven   [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Chittenden   [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Sugarbush Village   [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
  Alpine Village   [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Warren   [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Warren   [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Fayston   [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Waitsfield   [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Waitsfield   [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Roxbury   [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
  North Fayston   [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Duxbury   [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Northfield   [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Northfield Center   [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Moretown   [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Rochester   [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Rochester   [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Lilliesville   [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Stockbridge   [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Bethel   [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Barnard   [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Royalton   [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Bridgewater   [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Clinton (NY)
  Village of Keeseville (NY)   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Au Sable Forks (NY)   [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Au Sable (NY)   [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Black Brook (NY)   [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Essex (NY)
  Port Henry (NY)   [Map]     NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Moriah (NY)   [Map]     NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Ticonderoga (NY)   [Map]     SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Crown Point (NY)   [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Moriah (NY)   [Map]     NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Witherbee (NY)   [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Ticonderoga (NY)   [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Westport (NY)   [Map]     NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Westport (NY)   [Map]     NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Elizabethtown (NY)   [Map]     NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Essex (NY)   [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Severance (NY)   [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Lewis (NY)   [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
Warren (NY)
  Hague (NY)   [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
  Hague (NY)   [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Silver Bay (NY)   [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Adirondack (NY)   [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Horicon (NY)   [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Pottersville (NY)   [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Bolton (NY)   [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Bolton Landing (NY)   [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Chester (NY)   [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Bolton (NY)   [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Warrensburg (NY)   [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Warrensburg (NY)   [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Washington (NY)
  Putnam (NY)   [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Dresden (NY)   [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Huletts Landing (NY)   [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Dresden (NY)   [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Hampton (NY)   [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Whitehall (NY)   [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Whitehall (NY)   [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Hampton (NY)   [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Fort Ann (NY)   [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Granville (NY)   [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Granville (NY)   [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Fort Ann (NY)   [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]

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

Cemeteries Near Birdport ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Birdport.

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

Distance &

      Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  W Bridport Central Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  W Pine Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  S Callender Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Russell Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Hindes Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Northwest Cornwall Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Southard Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Town Line Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  WSW Russell Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Wells Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE West Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Norton Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  WSW Sacred Heart Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Bliss Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Central Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Hanks Yard Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Forest Dale Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  S Lake View Cemetery   [Map]     
  S St. Genevieve Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Old South Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE West Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Marys Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE First Weybridge Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Weybridge Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Brittle Azra Stow Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Congregational Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Advent - Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Grandview Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Payne Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  S Jennison Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Knapp Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Pleasant View Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Washington Street Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Belding Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE New Haven West Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Wright Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Fairview Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Lapell Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Rich Family Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE East Shoreham Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Seeley Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Foote Street Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Old Middlebury Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Eaton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Lakeview Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Quaker Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  NNW Spaulding Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Village Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Adams Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE West Salisbury Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Sunset View Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Walton Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Union Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Spear Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SSW Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Hack Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE G F Emmons Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Rice Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Prospect Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Munger Street Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Stevenson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW St. Patrick Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW St.s Peter & Paul Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Kent Cemetery   [Map]     

Newspapers Published in Birdport ...

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 49 newspapers that have been published in the area around Birdport.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Birdport, there are papers which were published within 22 miles [35.4 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Birdport.

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 Birdport in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Birdport.

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

Bridport   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) from Birdport
 - 1895 population of 400 people
 - Bridport had a post office and no railroad service
West Bridport   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Birdport
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - West Bridport had a post office and no railroad service
West Cornwall   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Birdport
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - West Cornwall had a post office and no railroad service
Cornwall   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Birdport
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Cornwall had a post office and no railroad service
Crown Point (NY)   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Birdport
 - 1895 population of 978 people
 - Crown Point had a post office and railroad service
Shoreham   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Birdport
 - 1895 population of 125 people
 - Shoreham had a post office and no railroad service
Chimney Point   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Birdport
 - Chimney Point had a post office and no railroad service
Richville   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Birdport
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Richville 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 Birdport. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Birdport in the 1890's.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although it should be mentioned 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 Birdport:

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 Addison County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Chittenden County:     Cyndi's



Orange County:     Cyndi's



Rutland County:     Cyndi's



Washington County:     Cyndi's



Windsor County:     Cyndi's



Clinton County (NY):     Cyndi's



Essex County (NY):     Cyndi's



Warren County (NY):     Cyndi's



Washington County (NY):     Cyndi's




Cemetery Information and Directories for Vermont:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Vermont

About Addison County

About Vermont

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Birdport. 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Birdport) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Birdport. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9851, Longitude: -73.3126     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Birdport 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 Birdport, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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