Lookup Public Records in Franklin County, New York. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Franklin County, New York
Franklin County is located in the state of New York. The county was formed in 1808 from portions of Clinton County. It is named after an American Founding Father, Benjamin Franklin. Malone is the largest town in the county and also the county seat. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 51,599 people and a total area of 1,697 square miles, of which 68 square miles is water and 1,629 square miles is land, making it the fourth-largest county in New York by land area. Franklin County borders the following counties and municipality: Clinton County to the east; Essex County to the southeast; Hamilton County to the southwest; St. Lawrence County to the west; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties, Ontario, to the northwest; and Le Haut-Saint-Laurent Regional County Municipality, Quebec, to the north.
The Franklin County Clerk serves as the custodian for documents related to real estate in Franklin County. The Clerk also oversees the Department of Weights and Measures, serves as the clerk for the Supreme and County courts and County Historian, and heads the two Department of Motor Vehicle Bureau offices in the county. Some of the records maintained by the office of the clerk include but are not limited to mortgages, military discharges, deeds, discharge of mortgages, and many other documents pertaining to real estate.
Records maintained by the office of the clerk can be accessed by doing a background check online. To obtain records online, you will be required to do a public records search through the Franklin County Clerk’s Website. However, copies of records obtained online are not certified and cannot be used for official purposes. To obtain certified copies of public records, you will be required to visit the office of the clerk in person during office hours.
Below is the physical address of the Franklin County Register of Deeds office:
355 West Main Street
Malone, NY 12953
Phone: (518) 481-1681
Franklin County Clerk’s Office
Address: 355 W Main St #248, Malone, NY 12953, United States