|Anne Williams, County Clerk|
Chittenden County, Vermont
Chittenden County, located in the northwestern part of Vermont, borders Lake Champlain and is home to the state’s most populous city, Burlington. The county represents a quarter of the state’s population and is a mix of urban, suburban and rural areas. Chittenden County VT has been cited in several publications in recent years as one of the best places to live in the country.
Chittenden County Superior Courthouse
About 15 to 20 thousand people use the Chittenden County Courthouse every year where nearly 5,000 cases are filed in the Superior and Probate Courts every year. The County processes thousands of Notary Public applications and also processes U.S. Passports.
The courthouse building itself is a cultural resource in the heart of Burlington. At 175 Main Street Burlington, Vermont USA this Beaux Arts style, marble and brick structure was designed by James Knox Taylor, the architect of the U. S. Treasury building in Washington, D.C. It was built from 1903-07, opening in December 1907 as U. S. Post Office and Customs House. It served that purpose until January 1960. Chittenden County acquired it in 1974 for its current use a courthouse.
On April 11, 1973, the National Park Service added this building to the National Register of Historic Places (#73000192).