Albany County Records

Search for Albany County NY 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 in Albany County New York are responsible for maintaining important records for a county or local area, including multiple types of Albany County records. These include vital records such as birth certificates, marriage records, divorce records, and death certificates, which can be useful for proving identity or for conducting genealogical research in Albany County. They may also keep documents related to Albany County property ownership and property taxes, including title deeds, tax assessments, property appraisals, and property sale records. The Albany County Clerk is one of the best places to find all types of county records, which may be available online.

Albany County Clerk Albany NY 112 State Street 12207 518-447-7168

Albany Presbytery Clerk Watervliet NY 601 5th Avenue 12189 518-273-3390

Berne Town Clerk Berne NY 1656 Helderberg Trl 12023 518-872-1448

Cohoes City Clerk Cohoes NY 97 Mohawk Street 12047 518-233-2140

Colonie Town Clerk Latham NY 534 New Loudon Road 12110 518-783-2734

Guilderland Town Clerk Altamont NY 5209 Western Avenue 12009 518-356-1980

New Scotland Town Clerk Slingerlands NY 2029 New Scotland Road 12159 518-439-4865

Ravena City Clerk Ravena NY 15 Russell Avenue 12143 518-756-2100

Watervliet Clerk Watervliet NY 2 15th Street 12189 518-270-3810


Town and City Halls in Albany County New York are responsible for providing municipal services for their locality. As part of this job, they may store important county records, including Albany County vital records 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 in Albany County 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.

Albany City Hall Albany NY 24 Eagle Street 12207 518-434-5284

Cohoes City Hall Cohoes NY 97 Mohawk Street 12047 518-233-2119

Colonie Town Hall Albany NY 629 Albany Shaker Road 12211 518-810-0312

Colonie Town Hall Latham NY 347 Old Niskayuna Road 12110 518-783-2867

Guilderland Town Hall Altamont NY 5209 Western Turnpike 12009 518-356-1501

Knox Town Hall Altamont NY 2192 Berne Altamont Rd 12009 518-872-2551

Rensselaerville Town Hall Medusa NY 87 Barger Road 12120 518-797-3798

Watervliet City Hall Watervliet NY 2 15th Street 12189 518-270-3800


Archives in Albany County New York 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 Albany County genealogical research. Albany County 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 Albany County public records. Some Archives keep documents that date back to the seventeenth century, and they may provide online access to their records.

Albany County Clerks Records Archive Albany NY 16 Eagle Street 12207 518-487-5120

Albany County Finance Department Tax Records Archive Albany NY 112 State Street 12207 518-447-7082

Albany County Hall of Records Archive Albany NY 95 Tivoli Street 12207 518-436-3663

Albany New York State Records Archive Albany NY 1220 Washington Avenue 12226 518-457-3171

Altamont Police Records Archive Altamont NY 5209 Western Turnpike 12009 518-452-6921

Menands Vital Records Archive Menands NY 800 North Pearl Street 12204 518-474-3055


Recorders of Deeds in Albany County New York keep a range of real estate ownership documents for a county or local government as part of their job to ensure the accuracy of property, land, and Albany County property tax records. The Albany County Recorder's Office has county records on property ownership, transfers of property including deeds and titles, and property tax records such as property appraisals, Albany County tax assessments, and tax liens or foreclosures. These documents contain information about the previous and current property owners, descriptions of the property, and Albany County property sales. Recorders of Deeds may provide online access to their county records.

Albany County Recorder of Deeds Albany NY 16 Eagle Street 12207 518-487-5100


Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices in Albany County New York are responsible for collecting local taxes and disbursing the funds. This can include Albany County property taxes, business taxes, and other county or local taxes. Albany County Treasurer and Tax Collectors maintain a number of property-related county records, including Albany County property tax assessments, property appraisals, property ownership records, and any tax liens or foreclosures. They may also maintain Albany County public 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.

Albany County Treasurer's Office Albany NY 112 State Street 12207 518-447-7071

Albany Treasurer Albany NY 24 Eagle Street 12207 518-434-5036

Cohoes Treasurer Cohoes NY 97 Mohawk Street 12047 518-233-2111

Westerlo Tax Collector Westerlo NY 671 County Road 401 12193 518-797-3111


Assessor Offices in Albany County New York determine the appraisal value of the taxable property within a county or local jurisdiction, which is used to assess the property taxes owed by Albany County residents. Albany County 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 Albany County public 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.

Colonie Assessor Latham NY 534 New Loudon Road 12110 518-783-2718

Westerlo Assessor Westerlo NY 933 County Road 401 12193 518-797-9265


Historical Societies in Albany County New York are usually organized around a particular area, a group of people, or a historical event, and they preserve documents that have historic value. Albany County Historical Societies may maintain a range of documents on individuals from that area, including Albany County vital records such as birth and death certificates, marriage announcements, and other records that can help with Albany County 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 Albany County public records.

Shaker New York Historical Society Albany NY 875 Watervliet Shaker Road 12235 518-456-7890

Watervliet Historical Society Watervliet NY 1501 1st Avenue 12189 518-272-0715