Lookup Public Records in Tompkins County, New York. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Tompkins County, New York
Tompkins County is located in the state of New York. The county was formed on April 7, 1817, by combining portions of Seneca County and the remainder of Cayuga County. It was named after Daniel D. Tompkins, who served as Governor of New York and Vice President of the United States. Ithaca is the largest city in the county and also the county seat. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 101,564 people and a total area of 492 square miles, of which 17 square miles is water and 475 square miles is land. Tompkins County borders the following counties: Cayuga County to the north, Cortland County to the east, Tioga County to the south, Chemung County to the southwest, Schuyler County to the west, and Seneca County to the northwest.
Maureen Reynolds is the current Tompkins County Clerk, as of 2015. The clerk is the legal custodian of all public records in the county. Some of the records maintained in the office include but are not limited to incorporation filings, U.C.C.s, DD-214 military discharge papers, deeds, mortgages, divorce records, survey maps, court records, marriage records (years 1908 to 1935), old census records, judgments, and liens.
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 Tompkins County Clerk Website. While on the website, click on the relevant link to access the records that are available online. When obtaining records in person, you will be required to present a written request to the clerk; the request should contain as much detailed information as possible relating to the records you are requesting.
Below is the physical address of the Tompkins County Clerk’s office:
320 N. Tioga St.
Ithaca, NY 14850
Tompkins County Clerk’s Office
Address: 320 N Tioga St, Ithaca, NY 14850, United States