Cortland County Records

Search for Cortland 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 Cortland County New York are responsible for maintaining important records for a county or local area, including multiple types of Cortland 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 Cortland County. They may also keep documents related to Cortland County property ownership and property taxes, including title deeds, tax assessments, property appraisals, and property sale records. The Cortland County Clerk is one of the best places to find all types of county records, which may be available online.

Cortland County Clerk Cortland NY 60 Central Avenue 13045 607-753-5048

Cortlandville Town Clerk Cortland NY 3577 Terrace Road 13045 607-756-5725

Cuyler Town Clerk Truxton NY 6984 East Keeney Road 13158 607-842-6695

Homer Village Clerk Homer NY 53 South Main Street 13077 607-749-3322

Preble Town Clerk Preble NY 1968 Preble Road 13141 607-749-3199

Taylor Town Clerk Cincinnatus NY 3299 New York 26 13040 607-863-3008


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

Cincinnatus Town Hall Cincinnatus NY S Main 13040 607-863-4220

Marathon Town Hall Marathon NY 40 West Main Street 13803 607-849-6966

Scott Town Hall Homer NY 6689 New York 41 13077 607-749-2902

Virgil Town Hall Cortland NY 1176 Church Street 13045 607-835-6174


Assessor Offices in Cortland 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 Cortland County residents. Cortland 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 Cortland 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.

Cortland City Assessor Cortland NY 13 Church Street 13045 607-753-1232

Cortlandville Assessor Cortland NY 3577 Terrace Road 13045 607-756-7306

Homer Town Assessor Homer NY 31 North Main Street 13077 607-749-3153


Historical Societies in Cortland 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. Cortland County Historical Societies may maintain a range of documents on individuals from that area, including Cortland County vital records such as birth and death certificates, marriage announcements, and other records that can help with Cortland 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 Cortland County public records.

Cortland County Historical Society Cortland NY 25 Homer Avenue 13045 607-756-6071

Dryden Historical Society Cortland NY 36 West Main Street 13045 607-844-9209


Recorders of Deeds in Cortland 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 Cortland County property tax records. The Cortland 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, Cortland County tax assessments, and tax liens or foreclosures. These documents contain information about the previous and current property owners, descriptions of the property, and Cortland County property sales. Recorders of Deeds may provide online access to their county records.

Cortland County Recorder of Deeds Cortland NY 46 Greenbush Street 13045 607-753-5021


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

Cortland Police Records Archive Cortland NY 25 Court Street 13045 607-758-8305

Cortland Records Archive Cortland NY 35 Port Watson Street 13045 607-758-8970


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

Cortland Treasurer Cortland NY 60 Central Avenue 13045 607-753-5070