Lookup Public Records in Clinton County, New York. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Clinton County, New York
Clinton County is located in the state of New York. The county was established in 1788 from parts of Washington County and named after George Clinton, the first Governor of New York. Plattsburgh 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 82,128 people and a total area of 1,118 square miles, of which 80 square miles is water and 1,038 square miles is land. Clinton County borders the following counties and municipalities: Grand Isle County, Vermont, to the east; Chittenden County, Vermont, to the southeast; Essex County to the south; Franklin County to the west; Le Haut-Richelieu Regional County Municipality, Quebec, to the north; Le Haut-Saint-Laurent Regional County Municipality, Quebec, to the north; and Les Jardins-de-Napierville Regional County Municipality, Quebec, to the north.
The Clinton County Clerk’s office is mandated as the official county recorder to maintain all public records relating to land transactions in the county. Documents/instruments maintained by the office of the clerk pertain to deeds, easements, military discharge records, mortgages, affidavits, power of attorneys, contracts, and vital records (birth, marriage, and death records), among many other miscellaneous documents.
These records are public records and are open to the public for inspection. To obtain copies of public records, you will be required to do a public records search through the Clinton County Clerk’s Website. While on the website, click on the relevant link to access the records that are available. The other way to obtain copies of public records is by visiting the office of the clerk in person during office hours. You will be required to present a completed records request form, with details of the records you are requesting.
Below is the physical address of the Clinton County Clerk’s office:
Clinton County Government Center (First Floor)
137 Margaret Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Phone number: 518-565-4700
Clinton County Clerk’s Office
Address: 137 Margaret St #101, Plattsburgh, NY 12901, United States