Lookup Public Records in Tioga County, New York. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Tioga County, New York
Tioga County is located in the state of New York. It was one of three counties split off from Montgomery County in 1791, the others being Otsego and Herkimer counties. The county name was coined from an American Indian word meaning “at the forks”, describing a meeting place. Waverly is the largest village in the county, while Owego is the county seat. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 51,125 people and a total area of 523 square miles, of which 4.3 square miles is water and 519 square miles is land. Tioga County borders the following counties: Cortland County to the northeast; Broome County to the east; Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, to the southeast; Bradford County, Pennsylvania, to the south; Chemung County to the west; and Tompkins County to the northwest.
Robert Woodburn is the current Tioga County Clerk, as of 2015. The office of the clerk is responsible for filing, recording, and maintaining all public records in the county. Some of the records maintained by the office of the clerk include but are not limited to deeds, mortgages, and other real property related documents within the county. In addition, the county clerk acts as the clerk of the Supreme and County Courts, responsible for preserving the criminal records of the County Court and the records of the Supreme Court, and collecting fines ordered by the County Court.
Public records maintained by the clerk’s office 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 Tioga County Clerk Website. The website has easy to follow steps and links that will direct you to the records that are available online. When obtaining public records in person, remember to present the clerk with a written request.
Below is the physical address of the Tioga County Clerk’s office:
16 Court Street
Owego, NY 13827
Tioga County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office
Address: 16 Court St, Owego, NY 13827, United States