Lookup Public Records in Oneida County, New York. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Oneida County, New York
Oneida County is located in the state of New York. It was formed in 1798 from a part of Herkimer County. The county was named in honor of the Oneida, an Iroquoian tribe that had this territory at the time of European encounter. Utica is the largest city in the county and also the county seat; other cities in the county include Rome and Sherrill. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 234,878 people and a total area of 1,258 square miles, of which 45 square miles is water and 1,212 square miles is land. Oneida County borders the following counties: Lewis County to the north, Herkimer County to the east, Otsego County to the southeast, Madison County to the southwest, and Oswego County to the west.
The Oneida County Clerk is an elected official representing all of Oneida County and is mandated by the State Constitution. The office of the clerk is subdivided into the following departments:
- Office of the Registrar
- Department of Naturalization
- Department of Motor Vehicles
- Regional Records Center
Under the office of the registrar, documents relating to land transactions are maintained. Some of these include surveys, deeds, powers of attorney, real estate contracts, annexations, mortgages, assignments, plats, condominiums, federal tax liens, and military discharges.
These records are considered public records and are open to the public for inspection. To obtain these, you can do a public records search online through the Oneida County Clerk’s Website. The site has naturalization records dating back to the early 1800’s. The other way to obtain public records is by visiting the office of the clerk in person during office hours. When visiting the office, you will have to submit a written request, with details of the records you are requesting.
Below is the physical address of the Oneida County Clerk’s office:
Oneida County Office Building
800 Park Avenue
Utica, New York 13501
Phone number: (315) 798-5776
Oneida County Clerk’s Office
Address: 800 Park Ave, Utica, NY 13501, United States