Lookup Public Records in Chemung CountyNew York. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Chemung County, New York

Chemung County is located in the state of New York. The county was formed from 520 square miles of Tioga County in 1836. Its name is derived from the name of a Delaware Indian village, meaning “big horn”. Elmira is the largest city in the county and the county seat. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 88,830 people and a total area of 411 square miles, of which 3.4 square miles is water and 407 square miles is land. Chemung County borders the following counties: Schuyler County to the north; Tompkins County to the northeast; Tioga County to the east; Bradford County, Pennsylvania, to the south; Tioga County, Pennsylvania, to the southwest; and Steuben County to the west.

The Chemung County Clerk’s office is responsible for recording and filing a wide range of documents in Chemung County. The office processes over 1,000 document pages daily. These documents include Universal Commercial Codes (UCCs), judgments, deeds, mortgages, federal tax liens, civil actions, lis pendens, and miscellaneous records. In addition, DBAs (Doing Business As), partnerships, military discharges, and certificates of incorporation are also filed in the clerk’s office.

Most public records are now available for retrieval on computers terminals located at the county clerk’s office for fast and convenient retrieval. Some of the records available through the computer terminals include:

  • Federal Tax Liens: All
  • UCCs: 1996 to present
  • Miscellaneous Records: 1992 to present
  • Judgments: 1992 to present
  • Deeds: 1991 to present
  • Mortgages: 1991 to present
  • Lis Pendens: 1998 to present
  • DBAs: 1996 to present
  • Partnerships: 1996 to present
  • Corporations: 1994 to present
  • Civil Records: 1994 to present
  • Delinquent Taxes: 1998 to present
  • Consolidated Liens: 2000 to present
  • Building Loan Contracts: 2000 to present

Below is the physical address of the Chemung County Clerk’s office:

210 Lake Street

Elmira, NY  14902-0588

Phone number: 607-737-2920

For more information on public records, visit the Chemung County Clerk’s Website.

Chemung, NY Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009110,729
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20096,107
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009251
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009225
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009410
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009220
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20093,868
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200912,871
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009203
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20093,079
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009944
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200919,177
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009237
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009281
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200918,554
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20099,999
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009171
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009610
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20096,681
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200976
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009764
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,467
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,643
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009225
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009198
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20091,401
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009130
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20091,417
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20091,435
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009367
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200915,514

Chemung County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 210 Lake St, Elmira, NY 14901, United States
Phone: 607-737-2920

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