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'''Cumberland County, New York''' was a county in the [[Province of New York]] that became part of the state of [[Vermont]]. It was divided out of [[Albany County, New York|Albany County]] in [[New York]] in 1766, but eventually became part of Vermont in 1777. At that time, Vermont was holding itself out as the [[Vermont Republic|Republic of Vermont]] and did not become a state until 1791.
Cumberland County was fused with [[Gloucester County, New York]] to become Cumberland County, Vermont, which, along with [[Bennington County, Vermont|Bennington County]], comprised the only two counties in that state. The Vermont [[Cumberland County, Republic of Vermont|Cumberland County]] was abolished by being partitioned into several new counties in Vermont and one in [[New Hampshire]].
*[[List of extinct U.S. counties]]
*[[List of counties in Vermont]]