Lookup Public Records in Steuben County, New York. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Steuben County, New York
Steuben County is located in the state of New York. The county was formed in 1796 after splitting off from Ontario County; it was named after Baron von Steuben, a German general who fought on the American side in the Revolutionary War. Corning is the largest city in the county, but Bath is the county seat. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 98,990 people and a total area of 1,404 square miles, of which 14 square miles is water and 1,391 square miles is land. Steuben County borders the following counties: Ontario County to the north, Yates County to the northeast; Schuyler County to the east; Chemung County to the east; Tioga County, Pennsylvania, to the south; Potter County, Pennsylvania to the southwest; Allegany County to the west; and Livingston County to the northwest.
Judith M. Hunter is the current Steuben County Clerk, as of 2015. The county clerk is the official recorder for all public records and legal documents pertaining to property ownership, business, and civil and criminal cases. In addition, the County Clerk serves as an official passport application acceptance agency, files veteran’s discharges (DD-214), processes pistol permit applications, processes notary public licenses, and renews as well as issues DBA’s.
Records maintained by the office of the clerk are public and can be retrieved. Public records can be accessed either by visiting the County Clerk’s office in person or doing a background check online. To do a public records search online, you will have to visit the Steuben County Clerk Website. When obtaining copies of public records in person, you will be required to present the clerk with a written request, with as much detail as possible relating to the records you are requesting.
Below is the physical address of the Steuben County Clerk’s office:
3 East Pulteney Square
Bath, NY 14810
Phone number: (607) 664-2563
Office hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Steuben County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office
Address: 3 Pulteney Square, Bath, NY 14810, United States