Search for Suffolk County MA county records. County records include birth certificates, death certificates, marriage records, marriage licenses, divorce records, property tax records, property ownership, historical records, genealogical research, property titles, property deeds, county maps, county taxes, county zones, school boundaries, and more.
Clerk Offices are responsible for maintaining important records for a county or local area, including multiple types of county records. These include vital documents such as birth certificates, marriage records, divorce records, and death certificates, which can be useful for proving identity or for conducting genealogical research. They may also keep documents related to property ownership and property taxes, including title deeds, tax assessments, property appraisals, and property sale records. The Clerk Office is one of the best places to find all types of county records, which may be available online.
Boston City Clerk Boston MA 1 City Hall Square 02201 617-635-4600
Chelsea Clerk Chelsea MA 500 Broadway 02150 617-466-4054
Massachusetts Clerk Boston MA 1 Pemberton Square 02108 617-557-1020
Revere Clerk Revere MA 281 Broadway 02151 781-286-8162
Suffolk County Clerk Boston MA 3 Pemberton Square 02108 617-788-8175
Archives preserve historically significant documents, which can include a number of county records, such as historical birth certificates and death certificates, as well as marriage and divorce records which can be useful when performing genealogical research. Archives may also contain photographs, historical maps, personal documents, and other historical records about a specific location and the people who lived there. They may also hold historic newspapers that contain county records. Some Archives keep documents that date back to the seventeenth century, and they may provide online access to their records.
Boston American Jewish Historical Archive Boston MA 101 Newbury Street 02116 617-226-1245
Boston Archive Boston MA 30 Millstone Road 02136 617-664-8679
Boston Archive Boston MA 220 William T Morrissey Boulevard 02125 617-727-2816
Boston Public Records Archive Boston MA 1 Ashburton Place 02108 617-727-2832
Boston Registry of Vital Records Archive Boston MA 150 Mount Vernon Street 02108 617-740-2600
Boston WGBH Media Library & Archive Boston MA 1 Guest Street 02135
Dorchester State Records Archive Boston MA 220 William T Morrissey Boulevard 02125 617-727-2470
Revere Police Records Archive Revere MA 400 Revere Beach Parkway 02151 781-286-8330
West Roxbury City Clerk Archive Boston MA 201 Rivermoor Street 02132 617-635-1195
Historical Societies are usually organized around a particular area, a group of people, or a historical event, and they preserve documents that have historic value. Historical Societies may maintain a range of documents on individuals from that area, including vital records such as birth and death certificates, marriage announcements, and other records that can help with genealogical research. They may also have photographs, historical maps, historical laws, and other records for their location and the people who lived there. Historical Societies may provide online access to their county records.
Boston American Jewish Historical Society Boston MA 101 Newbury Street 02116 617-226-1245
Charlestown Massachusetts Historical Society Boston MA 43 Monument Square 02129 617-241-2201
Dorchester Historical Society Boston MA 195 Boston Street 02125 617-265-7802
Marshall Street Historical Society Boston MA 156 Milk Street 02109 617-426-9375
Massachusetts Historical Society Boston MA 1154 Boylston Street 02215 617-536-1608
New England Chinese Historical Society Boston MA 2 Boylston Street 02116 617-338-4339
New England Historical Society Boston MA 141 Cambridge Street 02114 617-227-3956
Revere Society For Cultural and Historical Society Revere MA 108 Beach Street 02151 781-286-2226
South End Historical Society Boston MA 532 Massachusetts Avenue 02118 617-536-4445
Supreme Judical Court Historical Society Boston MA 12 Pemberton Square 02108 617-742-6090
West Roxbury Historical Society Boston MA 1961 Centre Street 02132 617-327-6331
Auditor Offices are responsible for providing oversight for government agencies. As part of this job, Auditors evaluate the performance of government agencies and their compliance with laws, rules, and regulations, and they also investigate corruption and fraudulent activities. Auditor Offices maintain a number of records related to their function, including audit reports, government evaluation reports, corruption reports, and fraud investigations. They often produce annual or semi-annual reports on a number of agencies within the county government. Auditor Offices typically make county records available on their website.
Boston City Auditor Boston MA 1 City Hall Square 02108 617-635-4660
Chelsea Auditor Chelsea MA 500 Broadway 02150 617-466-4030
Massachusetts State Auditor Boston MA 24 Beacon Street 02133 617-727-2075
Revere Auditor Revere MA 320 Charger Street 02151 781-286-8149
Town and City Halls are responsible for providing municipal services for their locality. As part of this job, they may store important county records, including vital documents such as birth certificates, marriage license records, divorce records, and death certificates. These can be used as proof of identity, in applications for government services, or for performing genealogical research. The Town or City Hall may also keep documents on property ownership, property taxes and tax assessments, and maps for their jurisdiction that include zones, property boundaries, and school boundaries. Town and City Halls often make county records available online.
Boston City Hall Boston MA 1 City Hall Square 02201 617-635-4000
Boston Globe City Hall Boston MA 1 City Hall Square 02108 617-936-3554
Chelsea City Hall Chelsea MA 500 Broadway 02150 617-466-4000
Revere City Hall Revere MA 281 Broadway 02151 781-286-8100
Roxbury City Hall Roxbury Crossing MA 1483 Tremont St 02120 617-635-4920
Winthrop Town Hall Winthrop Town MA 1 Metcalf Sq 02152 617-846-4344
Assessor Offices determine the appraisal value of the taxable property within a county or local jurisdiction, which is used to assess the property taxes owed by residents. Assessors also keep a number of property-related documents, including records on property tax assessments, property appraisals, tax liens, foreclosures, and property tax payments. These records include information about current and former owners of a property, the property's size and location, zones and use regulations, and transfers of the property ownership. Assessors may make county records available through their website.
Chelsea City Assessor Chelsea MA 500 Broadway 02150 617-889-8213
Revere Assessor Revere MA 281 Broadway 02151 781-286-8170
Winthrop Assessor Winthrop Town MA 1 Metcalf Square 02152 617-846-2716
Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices are responsible for collecting local taxes and disbursing the funds. This can include property taxes, business taxes, and other county or local taxes. Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices maintain a number of property-related county records, including property tax assessments, property appraisals, property ownership records, and any tax liens or foreclosures. They may also maintain records on property transfers and sales, including titles and deeds, which list the former and current owners as well as information on the property itself. Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices may provide online access to their county records.
Chelsea City Treasurer Chelsea MA 500 Broadway 02150 617-889-8310
Massachusetts State Treasurer Boston MA 24 Beacon Street 02133 617-367-6900
Winthrop Tax Collector Winthrop Town MA 1 Metcalf Square 02152 617-846-1750