Lookup Public Records in Genesee County, New York. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Genesee County, New York
Genesee County is located in the state of New York. The county was established in 1802 and organized in 1803. Its name is from the Seneca Indian word “Gen-nis’-hee-yo”, meaning “the beautiful valley”. Batavia 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 60,079 people and a total area of 495 square miles, of which 2.4 square miles is water and 493 square miles is land. Genesee County borders the following counties: Erie County to the west, Livingston County to the southeast, Monroe County to the east, Niagara County to the northwest, Orleans County to the north, and Wyoming County to the south.
Don M. Read is the current Genesee County Clerk, as of 2015. The clerk is charged with the primary responsibility of maintaining all public records in the county. Some of these records include but are not limited to deeds, mortgages, leases, affidavits, assignments, easements, boundary agreements, releases, discharges, land contracts, maps, subdivisions, land separations, modification extensions, consolidation and spreading agreements, liens, and other official documents relating to the land records of the county.
To obtain copies of public records maintained by the office of the clerk, you will have to do a public records search through the Genesee County Clerk’s Website. The site has easy to follow steps and links that will direct you to the records that are available. While on the website, remember to check the fee schedule applicable when obtaining copies of public records. You can also obtain copies of public records by visiting the office of the clerk in person at County Building I, 15 Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020. Office hours are Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. You will be required to present a written request, with details of the records you are requesting, before being served.
Genesee County Clerk’s Office
Address: 15 Main St, Batavia, NY 14020, United States
Phone: (585) 815-7802