Jefferson County, NY Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce Records

Jefferson County vital recordsJefferson County is one of many in the United States named after Founding Father and 3rd President Thomas Jefferson. The county was established in 1805, which was, in fact, in the midst of Jefferson's term as President. The county seat of Watertown derived its name due to the plethora of bodies of water in and around the county area, including Lake Ontario which the county borders. The Jefferson County Historical Society operates an Archives and Collections library within the Paddock Mansion at 228 Washington Street in Watertown, NY. Within the library are over 100,000 historical and genealogical artifacts and records, and they are all available for viewing and research by appointment. Appointments can be scheduled by calling (315) 782-3491. The Society will also accept queries by mail, and will perform them for $10 per item. The primary County Clerk office is located in Watertown, as well, and maintains a large number of additional records.

Jefferson County Recorder Office - Birth, Death, Marriage & Divorce Records

Jefferson County
175 Arsenal St
Watertown, NY 13601-2555
Hours of Operation: 9AM-5PM; 8:30AM-4PM July & August EST
Phone: 315-785-3081
Fax: 315-785-5145
Real Estate: 315-785-3081
Assessor: 315-785-3074
Treasurer: 315-785-3055
Elections: 315-785-5119
Recording Officer: County Clerk
Assessor Fax: 315-785-3377
Assessor Website

Jefferson County Marriage & Divorce Records - County Courts

Category: Courts
Town Of Champion - Justice Court
10 North Broad Street
Carthage, NY 13619
Phone: (315)493-2687

Jefferson County Birth & Death Records

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