How to Get Vital Records

  • Vital Records are birth, death, marriage and divorce records and are not kept on line.
  • Divorce records are legal proceedings and are filed with the the County Clerk . Other than they exist, these records are sealed.
  • Vital records are obtained from and filed with the town clerk where the event occurs
  • The New York State Department of Health has recent information which can be obtained by filing forms.
  • Town Clerk contact information is available here.