A significant number of families have been featured in The Vampire Diaries novel series. In which, they can be divided into three classes: Founders, Residents and Foreigners.

Families and Members

Founding Families

Fell Family

Smallwood Family

Forbes Family

Gilbert Family

Residents Families

McCullough Family

Honeycutt Family

Sulez Family

Bennett Family

Maxwell Family

Carson Family

Flowers Family

Foreign Families

Salvatore Family

von Swartzschild Family

Saltzman Family


  • In the books, there is no mention of a council against the supernatural world, however, in the false accusation against Stefan (people the Fell's Church believed that Stefan was a murderer), a group of people, including Mr. Bennett and Mr. Smallwood are present.
  • In the books, the Fell Family is the founder of the town, however, at present, does not appear any of its members and is not mentioned if the family still exists.

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