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

Cortland County, New York Overview

Cortland County is located in the state of New York. The county was formed in 1808 and named after Pierre Van Cortlandt. The county seat is Cortland. As of 2010, the county has a population of 49,336. The county has a total area of 502 square miles, 499 square miles of which is land, and 2.8 square miles is water. The county consists of 16 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 13045 recorded as the one with the largest population. Cortland County borders the following counties: Onondaga County, New York to the north; Broome County, New York to the south; Chenango County, New York to the east; Tompkins County, New York to the west; Madison County, New York to the northeast; Cayuga County, New York to the northwest, and; Tioga County, New York to the southwest.

Cortland County Clerk Information

Services provided by Cortland County Clerk’s Office include:

  • Civil Actions
  • Criminal Actions
  • Judgments
  • Small Claims Assessment Review
  • Mortgages
  • Notaries
  • Passports
  • DBA
  • IRS Small Business Tax and Resource Center
  • UCC
  • Pistol Permits

    The County Clerk in now able to accept all documents electronically. When new to this kind of stuff, you may visit the given link below for information and instruction:

    Visit the Online Records site to view and print Cortland County documents online at no fee. If you have trouble viewing this website, please phone IQS, 1-800-320-2617 for assistance. Please note: Photocopies made in the County Clerk’s office are $.65 per page with a $1.30 minimum (rate set by NYS).

    Joint Protocols For New York State Courts E-filing Cases Filed in Cortland County as of 2014:

    Cortland County Clerk’s fees is given as link below:

    The public records in the Cortland County Clerk’s office are available free of charge, at computers available in the office, or online. There is $0.65 per page ($1.30 minimum) to print from the public computers, in the office.

    Mortgages from 1986 forward are available for searching on the County Clerk’s computerized records system and online. A deed transfers ownership of real property. Actions affecting the land in any way are recorded in the County Clerk’s Office.
    You can visit the given link for general information regarding E-filing, to access the system, and locate forms. You can also call the E-filing Resource Center at 646-386-3033 during regular business hours.

    Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
    Elizabeth Larkin, County Clerk
    46 Greenbush Street, Suite 105
    Cortland, NY 13045
    Phone: 607-753-5021
    Email: elarkin@cortland-co.org
    Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    Cortland, NY Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200952,564
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20093,202
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009220
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009126
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009115
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200984
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20092,217
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20098,253
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009677
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20092,059
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009778
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20098,233
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009172
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009187
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20098,848
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20095,464
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200934
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009274
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20091,570
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200929
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009491
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009684
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,054
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200939
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009401
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009128
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009128
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009462
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200950
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20095,427

    Cortland County Clerk’s Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 46 Greenbush St #105, Cortland, NY 13045, United States
    Phone: 607-753-5021

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