Queens County Records (New York)

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

Kew Garden Clerk Kew Gardens NY 12501 Queens Boulevard, Ste 6 11415 718-298-1400

Queens County Clerk Jamaica NY 88-11 Sutphin Boulevard 11435 718-298-0600

Queens County Clerk Law and Equity Department Jamaica NY 89-17 Sutphin Boulevard, 244 11435 718-298-0600

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

Bayside Historical Society Bayside NY 208 Totten Avenue 11359 718-352-1548

Bowne House Historical Society Flushing NY 3701 Bowne Street 11354 718-359-0528

Greater Astoria Historical Society Long Island City NY 3520 Broadway 11106 718-278-0700

Greater Ridgewood Historical Society Ridgewood NY 1820 Flushing Avenue 11385 718-456-1776

Queens New York Historical Society Flushing NY 14335 37th Avenue 11354 718-939-0647

Woodhave Cultural & Historical Society Jamaica NY 9334 91st Avenue 11421 718-846-1907

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

Flushing Town Hall Flushing NY 13735 Northern Boulevard 11354 718-463-7700

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

Jamaica Land Records Archive Jamaica NY 14406 94th Avenue 11435 718-298-7200

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

Queens County Recorder of Deeds Jamaica NY 144-06 94th Avenue 11435 718-298-7200