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Dutchess County, New York

Dutchess County is located in the southeast corner of the state of New York. The county was established in 1683 and later organized in 1713. The county was named after Mary of Modena, Duchess of York, second wife of James, Duke of York. Poughkeepsie is the largest city in the county and also the county seat; the other city in the county is Beacon. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 297,488 people and a total area of 825 square miles, of which 30 square miles is water and 796 square miles is land. Dutchess County borders the following counties: Columbia County to the north; Berkshire County, Massachusetts, to the northeast; Litchfield County, Connecticut, to the east; Fairfield County, Connecticut, to the southeast; Putnam County to the south; Orange County to the southwest, and Ulster County to the west.

Bradford Kendall is the Dutchess County Clerk, as of 2015. The county clerk is the official recorder and is responsible for filing, recording, and maintaining all instruments relating to land transactions and real estate in the county. Some of the records maintained by the office of the clerk include but are not limited to deeds, mortgages, and other various real estate records.

These records can be accessed by doing a background check online. To obtain copies online, you will have to do a public records search through the Dutchess County Clerk’s Website. Images may be viewed online free of charge; however, to print or download documents, there is a fee of $0.50 per page. Copies of public records obtained online are not certified; to obtain certified copies, you will be required to visit the office of the clerk in person during office hours.

Below is the physical address of the Dutchess County Clerk’ office:

22 Market Street

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Phone number: (845) 486-2120

Office hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Dutchess, NY Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009394,575
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20096,967
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20092,155
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20091,306
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20092,077
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20091,030
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20099,444
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200930,001
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20091,605
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20099,895
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20093,000
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200952,407
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20092,959
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20093,625
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200969,569
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200966,854
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009997
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20092,558
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200915,075
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20091,489
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20096,074
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20094,320
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20096,287
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20091,026
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20092,080
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20093,795
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20091,027
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20091,581
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20091,459
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20096,862
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200967,012

Dutchess County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 29 Marshall Rd, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590, United States
Phone: 845-486-2133

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