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Updated June 30, 2020:

Title Searching appointments are available at 9am and noon on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Wednesdays for surveyors. We will continue to offer services to assist title searching remotely.

Please email jerichovermont@yahoo.com with your request or to set up an appointment. I believe appraiser and realtor needs may be able to be met remotely, but if you need to come in to view a survey or do some research then appointments may be made.

We will work with you remotely:

For tax bills and tax questions, please email amorse@jerichovt.gov

If you know the Volume and Page of the document that you wish to retrieve, we can scan & email that to you. We can email lister cards and tax bills. You can also find lister cards on line from the 2019 Grandlist by address or from a map. We can email the "hit list" from the electronic land record index, if you let us know what name (s) to search.

Our electronic index goes back to April 1, 1992. (I currently have unrecordeds back to June 30.) Staff can make copies of the parcel map for you or you can view on-line. Thank you for your understanding, I will update this posting as more is known.

Marriage licenses can now be issued but we need to plan ahead so that safe measures can be used.

Green Mountain Passport, a Vermont State Park Visitor's Pass Discount Program for seniors and veterans, can be issued by appointment. If you fill out the application ahead of time, bring it with your driver's license and a $2 fee. Click HERE to find out more about the passport.

Services that are not being provided at this time include notary, DMV renewals, or genealogy research. Dog license renewals can be left in the drop box and I will mail you the tag, the April 1st deadline has not been extended. The Office will continue to be staffed and we are here to help by phone 899-4936 x1 or email, JerichoVermont@yahoo.com

Thank you for your understanding and please stay safe,

Jessica R. Alexander, Town Clerk for Jericho


The Jericho Town Clerk’s Office provides many services. Most importantly, if you have a question about Jericho and don’t know whom to ask, try us! If we don’t know the answer we can probably point you in the right direction to find it!

The Town Clerk Office oversees Land Record Recording, Elections and Voting, Vital Records and Dog Licensing. Other services we provide in cooperation with State Agencies include: accepting Liquor Applications; processing DMV registration renewals; and issuing Green Mountain Passports.

Regular Office Hours: Monday through Thursday 8 to 4 and Friday 8 to noon (or by appointment).


Civil Marriages in Jericho -- please contact the Jericho Town Clerk if you live in Jericho and need to schedule an appointment for a marriage license to be issued,

we were able to issue 3 in June !

Click below for more more information on the following topics:



Recording a Land Record

Vermont records all Land Records by Town or City; there is no county recording system in Vermont. The Town of Jericho is located in Chittenden County. The Jericho Town Clerk’s office serves the public by recording important documents such as mortgages, deeds, liens and maps by use of our ACS indexing and imaging system and storing them in the Town Vault.

The State of Vermont has established the following recording fees: (New fees effective July 1, 2019 per

32 VSA 1671

All Documents to be Recorded$15.00 per page
Plat Maps
(the largest map we are able to store is 18 x 24)
$25.00 per map
UCC's$35.00 flat fee for UCC filing, additional $15 per page to record the land records
Certified copy of land records$10 per page
Vermont Property Tax Transfers$15.00 per form

**All deeds conveying property (even if no money is exchanged) must have a Vermont Property Transfer Tax Return. Vermont State Tax Department 802-828-2542.

**Documents include all items recorded in the land records (deeds, mortgages, assignments, liens, releases, permits)

**Multiple assignments or releases included on one document are charged $15/assignment or release

All Land Records are public record and available to be copied for $1.00 per page.

Unfortunately, we cannot provide search services due to liability. You may contact The Lawyer Referral Service through the Vermont Bar Association at 1-800-639-7036.

All documents for recording may be mailed to:

Jericho Town Clerk Office/PO Box 67/Jericho, VT 05465

Or the physical address is 67 Vermont Route 15.


DMV Registration Renewals -- this is not being done at the Town Clerk Office at this time, it is best to mail your renewal to the DMV right now

For your convenience, DMV registration renewals may be processed at the Town Clerk’s Office.

Please bring the following to the Town Clerk Office:

  • Preprinted DMV renewal you received in the mail from the DMV. **We can not process the renewal if it is older than 2 months. **
  • Personal check or money order payable to DMV
  • $3.00 fee (check or cash) per vehicle, payable to the Town of Jericho

We will provide you with a temporary registration and temporary sticker for your back license plate which is good for 30 days. You should receive your permanent registration and sticker from the DMV within 2 weeks.

We can only process car registration renewals from the pre-printed renewal forms. All other DMV services (driver’s licenses, plate transfers etc.) are provided by the DMV. The local DMV branch has moved from North Ave in Burlington to South Burlington off Dorset Street (4 Market St, South Burlington, VT ). 828-2000.

You may also register online 24 hours/day at through the DMV Renew Vehicle Registration Website. This site also provides instructions on how to renew by mail or by phone [(866) 259-5368 directly].

Stickers arrive in less than a week.


Jericho Water Districts

Village of Jericho
4B Redmill Dr.
PO Box 363, Jericho VT 05465

899-2938, Donna Malinowski, Asst. Clerk Office Hours Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 10am to 2pm jerichovtvillage@comcast.net
Part of Champlain Water District 864-7454

Jericho Underhill Water District
PO Box 174, Underhill VT 05489
www.jerichounderhillwater.org

Nancy Benson, Clerk & Treasurer of the District, clerk@juwater.org

Mike Willard Chief System Operator -- can be reached at 363-4586 for immediate attention and michaelrwillard@msn.com for other requests

Jericho Fire District #1
Serving the Foothills of Jericho
www.jerichofoothills.org

prudential_committee@jerichofoothills.org

Jericho Heights Water Cooperative
Deed recorded in land records Volume 97 Page 44 December 6, 1988
No contact information available

Jericho East
No contact information available, as of February 2017 part of Village of Jericho Inc for water services but not actually in the Village boundary. They receive an “Annual Benefit Assessment Fee” – please contact the Village of Jericho Inc. for more information, 899-2938


Cemeteries of Jericho

There are two main cemeteries located in the town of Jericho.

Pleasant View Cemetery

(80 Vermont Route 15, used to be called the “Church Street Cemetery”)

Jericho Cemetery Association

Ronald Derouchie, Sexton – 338-6402

1813 or 1826 to current. Located in Jericho Corners on Vermont Route 15, behind the United Pentacostal Church ( Church is owned by the Jericho Congregational Church) across the street from the Jericho Town Hall. There is a Plot Record dated 1927-1999 located in the Jericho Town Clerk’s Office There are copies of rules of conduct and other information at the Jericho Town Clerk’s Office.

Jericho Center Cemetery

(8, 14 & 18 Barber Farm Road)

Jericho Center Cemetery Association

PO Box 1106Jericho Center, VT 05465

Bert Lindholm, President –899-3879

1804 to current. Located on Barber Farm Road in Jericho Center Snowflake Bentley is buried here. There is a copy of the Index of names from stones in Jericho Center Cemetery that was last updated in 2005 available for review in the Jericho Town Clerk Office. Lewis Chapin gave the land for the cemetery. The parcel of land that he gave to the town was two acres and he also specified that their should be a fence “whenever it is necessary to be so fenced.” Jericho Land Record Volume 1 page 361.

There is an “Index of Names –from stones in the Jericho Center Cemetery” compiled by Isabella Martin, last updated in 2005, available to view at the Jericho Town Clerk’s Office

Jericho also has two small cemeteries maintained by the Jericho Cemetery Commissioners: On Town Meeting Day March 4, 2014 the voters approved placing the care of public burial grounds under the charge of cemetery commissioners, who shall number three, and be elected for three year terms, pursuant to 18 V.S.A. §5373

Castle Cemetery

(269 Vermont Route 15)

1786 to 1971 - This is probably the Town’s oldest cemetery-located behind The Good Shepherd Lutheran Church on Vt Rt 15. Park in the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church’s lot. Take a path to the left of the Church’s handicapped parking spots.

The cemetery is visible from VT Route 15 but there is no longer a direct road to the cemetery.

The first death in the town of Jericho, then known as Jerico, was Dezier (Hawley ) Castle. She died on October 1, 1786 and is buried in the Castle Cemetery. David Castle (d. 1823) and his wife Phebe Sandford (d. 1820) are also buried there.

Also buried there are the original settlers of Jericho, members of the Brown family. From which the names of the Brown’s River, Brown’s Trace and Browns River Middle School came from.

This cemetery has been mapped, each stone sketched and copied by Cedric Alexander & William Strang in 1973. The book is available for review in the Jericho Town Clerk’s Office.

Town meeting 1786 Abel Castle, Daniel Stannard & John Farwell Surveyor of Highways

Lowrey Cemetery

(13 Raceway Road)

1801 to ?

A small family cemetery located off Raceway Road. The cemetery is located adjacent to a landowner’s property at 15 Raceway Road (third driveway on the left). Please contact the landowner before visiting the cemetery. The Cemetery is not visible from the road. Stones may be lost to the railroad gravel pit on the northwest side about 1850. The cemetery was given by the Lowrey Family in 1801.

Revolutionary War Veterans

Land Record Volume and page references for each cemetery

To be updated as information is researched.

Updated June 30, 2020:

Title Searching appointments are available at 9am and noon on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Wednesdays for surveyors. We will continue to offer services to assist title searching remotely.

Please email jerichovermont@yahoo.com with your request or to set up an appointment. I believe appraiser and realtor needs may be able to be met remotely, but if you need to come in to view a survey or do some research then appointments may be made.

We will work with you remotely:

For tax bills and tax questions, please email amorse@jerichovt.gov

If you know the Volume and Page of the document that you wish to retrieve, we can scan & email that to you. We can email lister cards and tax bills. You can also find lister cards on line from the 2019 Grandlist by address or from a map. We can email the "hit list" from the electronic land record index, if you let us know what name (s) to search.

Our electronic index goes back to April 1, 1992. (I currently have unrecordeds back to June 30.) Staff can make copies of the parcel map for you or you can view on-line. Thank you for your understanding, I will update this posting as more is known.

Marriage licenses can now be issued but we need to plan ahead so that safe measures can be used.

Green Mountain Passport, a Vermont State Park Visitor's Pass Discount Program for seniors and veterans, can be issued by appointment. If you fill out the application ahead of time, bring it with your driver's license and a $2 fee. Click HERE to find out more about the passport.

Services that are not being provided at this time include notary, DMV renewals, or genealogy research. Dog license renewals can be left in the drop box and I will mail you the tag, the April 1st deadline has not been extended. The Office will continue to be staffed and we are here to help by phone 899-4936 x1 or email, JerichoVermont@yahoo.com

Thank you for your understanding and please stay safe,

Jessica R. Alexander, Town Clerk for Jericho


The Jericho Town Clerk’s Office provides many services. Most importantly, if you have a question about Jericho and don’t know whom to ask, try us! If we don’t know the answer we can probably point you in the right direction to find it!

The Town Clerk Office oversees Land Record Recording, Elections and Voting, Vital Records and Dog Licensing. Other services we provide in cooperation with State Agencies include: accepting Liquor Applications; processing DMV registration renewals; and issuing Green Mountain Passports.

Regular Office Hours: Monday through Thursday 8 to 4 and Friday 8 to noon (or by appointment).


Civil Marriages in Jericho -- please contact the Jericho Town Clerk if you live in Jericho and need to schedule an appointment for a marriage license to be issued,

we were able to issue 3 in June !

Click below for more more information on the following topics:



Recording a Land Record

Vermont records all Land Records by Town or City; there is no county recording system in Vermont. The Town of Jericho is located in Chittenden County. The Jericho Town Clerk’s office serves the public by recording important documents such as mortgages, deeds, liens and maps by use of our ACS indexing and imaging system and storing them in the Town Vault.

The State of Vermont has established the following recording fees: (New fees effective July 1, 2019 per

32 VSA 1671

All Documents to be Recorded$15.00 per page
Plat Maps
(the largest map we are able to store is 18 x 24)
$25.00 per map
UCC's$35.00 flat fee for UCC filing, additional $15 per page to record the land records
Certified copy of land records$10 per page
Vermont Property Tax Transfers$15.00 per form

**All deeds conveying property (even if no money is exchanged) must have a Vermont Property Transfer Tax Return. Vermont State Tax Department 802-828-2542.

**Documents include all items recorded in the land records (deeds, mortgages, assignments, liens, releases, permits)

**Multiple assignments or releases included on one document are charged $15/assignment or release

All Land Records are public record and available to be copied for $1.00 per page.

Unfortunately, we cannot provide search services due to liability. You may contact The Lawyer Referral Service through the Vermont Bar Association at 1-800-639-7036.

All documents for recording may be mailed to:

Jericho Town Clerk Office/PO Box 67/Jericho, VT 05465

Or the physical address is 67 Vermont Route 15.


DMV Registration Renewals -- this is not being done at the Town Clerk Office at this time, it is best to mail your renewal to the DMV right now

For your convenience, DMV registration renewals may be processed at the Town Clerk’s Office.

Please bring the following to the Town Clerk Office:

  • Preprinted DMV renewal you received in the mail from the DMV. **We can not process the renewal if it is older than 2 months. **
  • Personal check or money order payable to DMV
  • $3.00 fee (check or cash) per vehicle, payable to the Town of Jericho

We will provide you with a temporary registration and temporary sticker for your back license plate which is good for 30 days. You should receive your permanent registration and sticker from the DMV within 2 weeks.

We can only process car registration renewals from the pre-printed renewal forms. All other DMV services (driver’s licenses, plate transfers etc.) are provided by the DMV. The local DMV branch has moved from North Ave in Burlington to South Burlington off Dorset Street (4 Market St, South Burlington, VT ). 828-2000.

You may also register online 24 hours/day at through the DMV Renew Vehicle Registration Website. This site also provides instructions on how to renew by mail or by phone [(866) 259-5368 directly].

Stickers arrive in less than a week.


Jericho Water Districts

Village of Jericho
4B Redmill Dr.
PO Box 363, Jericho VT 05465

899-2938, Donna Malinowski, Asst. Clerk Office Hours Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 10am to 2pm jerichovtvillage@comcast.net
Part of Champlain Water District 864-7454

Jericho Underhill Water District
PO Box 174, Underhill VT 05489
www.jerichounderhillwater.org

Nancy Benson, Clerk & Treasurer of the District, clerk@juwater.org

Mike Willard Chief System Operator -- can be reached at 363-4586 for immediate attention and michaelrwillard@msn.com for other requests

Jericho Fire District #1
Serving the Foothills of Jericho
www.jerichofoothills.org

prudential_committee@jerichofoothills.org

Jericho Heights Water Cooperative
Deed recorded in land records Volume 97 Page 44 December 6, 1988
No contact information available

Jericho East
No contact information available, as of February 2017 part of Village of Jericho Inc for water services but not actually in the Village boundary. They receive an “Annual Benefit Assessment Fee” – please contact the Village of Jericho Inc. for more information, 899-2938


Cemeteries of Jericho

There are two main cemeteries located in the town of Jericho.

Pleasant View Cemetery

(80 Vermont Route 15, used to be called the “Church Street Cemetery”)

Jericho Cemetery Association

Ronald Derouchie, Sexton – 338-6402

1813 or 1826 to current. Located in Jericho Corners on Vermont Route 15, behind the United Pentacostal Church ( Church is owned by the Jericho Congregational Church) across the street from the Jericho Town Hall. There is a Plot Record dated 1927-1999 located in the Jericho Town Clerk’s Office There are copies of rules of conduct and other information at the Jericho Town Clerk’s Office.

Jericho Center Cemetery

(8, 14 & 18 Barber Farm Road)

Jericho Center Cemetery Association

PO Box 1106Jericho Center, VT 05465

Bert Lindholm, President –899-3879

1804 to current. Located on Barber Farm Road in Jericho Center Snowflake Bentley is buried here. There is a copy of the Index of names from stones in Jericho Center Cemetery that was last updated in 2005 available for review in the Jericho Town Clerk Office. Lewis Chapin gave the land for the cemetery. The parcel of land that he gave to the town was two acres and he also specified that their should be a fence “whenever it is necessary to be so fenced.” Jericho Land Record Volume 1 page 361.

There is an “Index of Names –from stones in the Jericho Center Cemetery” compiled by Isabella Martin, last updated in 2005, available to view at the Jericho Town Clerk’s Office

Jericho also has two small cemeteries maintained by the Jericho Cemetery Commissioners: On Town Meeting Day March 4, 2014 the voters approved placing the care of public burial grounds under the charge of cemetery commissioners, who shall number three, and be elected for three year terms, pursuant to 18 V.S.A. §5373

Castle Cemetery

(269 Vermont Route 15)

1786 to 1971 - This is probably the Town’s oldest cemetery-located behind The Good Shepherd Lutheran Church on Vt Rt 15. Park in the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church’s lot. Take a path to the left of the Church’s handicapped parking spots.

The cemetery is visible from VT Route 15 but there is no longer a direct road to the cemetery.

The first death in the town of Jericho, then known as Jerico, was Dezier (Hawley ) Castle. She died on October 1, 1786 and is buried in the Castle Cemetery. David Castle (d. 1823) and his wife Phebe Sandford (d. 1820) are also buried there.

Also buried there are the original settlers of Jericho, members of the Brown family. From which the names of the Brown’s River, Brown’s Trace and Browns River Middle School came from.

This cemetery has been mapped, each stone sketched and copied by Cedric Alexander & William Strang in 1973. The book is available for review in the Jericho Town Clerk’s Office.

Town meeting 1786 Abel Castle, Daniel Stannard & John Farwell Surveyor of Highways

Lowrey Cemetery

(13 Raceway Road)

1801 to ?

A small family cemetery located off Raceway Road. The cemetery is located adjacent to a landowner’s property at 15 Raceway Road (third driveway on the left). Please contact the landowner before visiting the cemetery. The Cemetery is not visible from the road. Stones may be lost to the railroad gravel pit on the northwest side about 1850. The cemetery was given by the Lowrey Family in 1801.

Revolutionary War Veterans

Land Record Volume and page references for each cemetery

To be updated as information is researched.

  • Green Mountain Passport

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    Green Mountain Passport

    Green Mountain Passport is a discount program for seniors and veterans. Holders of the passport gain free admission to VT State Parks (overnight camping and other park fees are excluded) and VT State Historic Sites.

    To be eligible for a passport, a person must be:

    • a legal resident of Vermont and the municipality where applying, AND either
      • 62 years of age or older, or
      • a veteran of the uniformed services

    To receive a Green Mountain Passport, just fill out an application ahead of time, call the Jericho Town Clerk’s Office (802-899-4936 x 1) to set up an appointment, bring your drivers licence and pay a life time fee of $2.00.

  • Jericho Election Results

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    Click image for the complete Jericho Election Results from November 6, 2018. If you want more information on the Elections, visit the Elections page.