Lookup Public Records in Broome County, New York. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Broome County, New York
Broome County is located in the state of New York. The county was established in 1806 and named after John Broome, who was lieutenant governor when Broome County was established. Binghamton is the largest city in the county and also the county seat. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 200,600 people and a total area of 716 square miles, of which 9.7 square miles is water and 706 square miles is land. Broome County borders the following counties: Chenango County to the north; Delaware County to the east; Wayne County, Pennsylvania, to the southeast; Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, to the south; Tioga County to the west; and Cortland County to the northwest.
Richard R. Blythe is the Broome County Clerk, as of 2015. The clerk is the official custodian of public records in the county. Some of the records maintained by the office include conveyances, mortgages, death certificates, deeds, plats, state and federal tax liens, and other official documents.
Many of the records housed in the Office of the Broome County Clerk are public records; they are open to the public to browse through during hours of normal operation. However, the following records are not public records and cannot be accessed: divorce and separation records, child surrenders, mental hygiene, military discharges, and youthful offenders.
Documents filed after 1964 are available online for viewing or purchasing by going to the County Clerk’s website. Documents filed prior to 1964 are not available online, but are kept in the County Clerk’s Office or the County Records Center in Binghamton.
Although the Clerk’s Office does not house vital records, many of the records maintained by the clerk’s office are very useful in tracing genealogies. When compiling family histories, you may wish to visit the Broome County Library or speak with the Broome County Historian to get more information.
Below is the physical address of the Broome County Clerk’s office:
Edwin L. Crawford County Office Building
60 Hawley Street
Binghamton, NY 13902
Broome County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office
Address: 60 Hawley St, Binghamton, NY 13902, United States