Lookup Public Records in Niagara County, New York. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Niagara County, New York
Niagara County is located in the state of New York. It was created from Genesee County on March 11, 1808. The county name is from the Iroquois word “Onguiaahra”, meaning the strait or thunder of waters. Niagara Falls is the largest city in the county, while Lockport is the county seat. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 216,469 people and a total area of 1,140 square miles, of which 617 square miles is water and 522 square miles is land. Niagara County borders the following counties: Orleans County to the east, Genesee County to the southeast, Erie County to the south, and Regional Municipality of Niagara, Ontario, Canada, to the west.
The Niagara County Clerk is charged with the responsibility of maintaining public records in the county. Some of the records maintained by the office of the clerk include but are not limited to land records, liens/encumbrances, fixture/UCC filings, mortgages, corporate records, deeds, notary licenses, plats, wills, and other official records relating to land transactions.
Documents maintained by the office of the clerk can be obtained by doing a background check online. To obtain public records online, you will be required to do a search through the Niagara County Clerk’s Website. The website has easy to follow steps and links that will direct you to 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. However, you will be required to present a completed records request form, with details of the records you are requesting. Alternatively, you can mail the form, along with a self-addressed envelope and the applicable fee, to the clerk’s office.
Below is the physical address of the Niagara County Clerk’s office:
Niagara County Courthouse
Hawley Street, 1st Floor
Lockport, NY 14095-0461