Vital Records

The following links will provide you with:

  • Information you will need to obtain certified copies of marriage, birth, and/or death
    certificates from the Town Clerk’s Office
  • Necessary steps toward obtaining a marriage or civil union license
  • Recorded information from gravestones in local cemeteries until 1850
    (such as names, dates of birth, dates of death, etc.)
  • Births, deaths, and marriages occurring in Bennington from 1763 to approximately 1850

For credit card payments or expedited service of certified copies, vital records can now be purchased online for a small additional fee. Please specify TYPE OF RECORD you are requesting, DATE OF VITAL EVENT and NAME OR NAMES as they appear on the vital record. (i.e: If requesting a birth certificate, please use maiden name) Your record will be sent via first class mail within one business day. The fee for online requests is $12.00 each record, which includes a $2.00 online service fee. If more than one record is needed, be sure to change the quantity and list any additional information in the comments box.

Example:John Q. Smith DOB 1/1/50