Lookup Public Records in Ontario CountyNew York. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Ontario County, New York Overview

Ontario County is located in the state of New York. Named after the Lake Ontario, the county was formed in 1789 and its county seat is Canandaigua. The county has a total population of 107,931, as of 2010, with its area spanning 663 square miles (land area being 644 square miles, while water area being 18 square miles). The county consists of 25 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 14424 recorded as the one with the largest population. Ontario County borders the following counties: Wayne County, New York to the north; Yates County, New York to the south; Seneca County, New York to the east; Livingston County, New York to the west; Monroe County, New York to the northwest, and; Steuben County, New York to the southwest.

Ontario County Clerk Information

As an elected official, the county clerk serves as a state constitutional officer when officiating in the capacity as clerk to State Supreme Court and County Court. That position carries the responsibility for custodial care of the official civil and criminal records of those courts which are on file in this office. The county clerk is also the chief recording officer and custodian of the county’s public land records.

The given link below shows the different kind of fees that can be paid in the office of the County Clerk:

The new online services of the office of the Clerk provides a convenient and centralized way to search the indexes of land records and court filings within the Ontario County Clerk’s Office. Images are not available at this time. For a copy of a document you may request by mail by sending a self addressed stamped envelope and 65 cents per page, with a minimum charge of $1.30 per document, to: Ontario County Clerk’s Office, 20 Ontario St., Canandaigua, NY 14424. Phone requests are not accepted and we do not do searches over the phone. Link is given below:

In order to file documents such as deed, affidavit and mortgages, certain instructions should be followed. For a much more specific instructions, visit the following link below:




Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
Matthew J. Hoose, County Clerk
20 Ontario St.
Canandaigua, NY 14424
Phone: (585) 396-4200
Email: matthew.hoose@co.ontario.ny.us
Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Ontario County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 20 Ontario St, Canandaigua, NY 14424, United States
Phone: 585-396-4200

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