Tompkins County Records

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

Caroline Town Clerk Slaterville Springs NY 2670 Slaterville Road 14881 607-539-6400

Dryden Village Clerk Dryden NY 16 South Street 13053 607-844-8122

Freeville Clerk Freeville NY 5 Factory Street 13068 607-844-8301

Groton City Clerk Groton NY 108 East Cortland Street 13073 607-898-3966

Harford Town Clerk Dryden NY 394 New York 38 13053 607-844-4091

Lancing Town Clerk Lansing NY 29 Auburn Road 14882 607-533-4142

Newfield Clerk Newfield Hamlet NY 166 Main Street 14867 607-564-9571

Tompkins County Clerk Ithaca NY 121 East Court Street 14850 607-274-5434

Ulysses Town Clerk Trumansburg NY 10 Elm Street 14886 607-387-5767


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

Caroline Town Hall Slaterville Springs NY 2670 Slaterville Road 14881 607-539-7796

Dryden Town Hall Dryden NY 93 East Main Street 13053 607-844-8888

Ithaca City Hall Ithaca NY 108 East Green Street 14850 607-273-1721

Lansing Town Hall Lansing NY 29 Auburn Road 14882 607-533-4776


Assessor Offices in Tompkins 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 Tompkins County residents. Tompkins 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 Tompkins 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.

Tompkins County Assessor's Office Ithaca NY 128 East Buffalo Street 14850 607-274-5517


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

Tompkins County Recorder of Deeds Ithaca NY 320 North Tioga Street 14850 607-274-5431


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

Tompkins County Records Archive Ithaca NY 312 North Cayuga Street 14850 607-274-7532


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

Tompkins County Treasurer's Office Ithaca NY 125 East Court Street 14850 607-274-5502


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

Ulysses Historical Society Trumansburg NY 39 South Street 14886 607-387-6666