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

Washington County, New York

Washington County is located in the state of New York. The county was formed on March 12, 1772, and named after George Washington, the Revolutionary War general (and later first President of the United States). Kingsbury is the largest town in the county, while Fort Edward is the county seat. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 63,216 people and a total area of 846 square miles, of which 15 square miles is water and 831 square miles is land. Washington County borders the following counties:  Essex County to the north; Addison County, Vermont, to the northeast; Rutland County, Vermont, to the east; Bennington County, Vermont, to the southeast; Rensselaer County to the south; Saratoga County to the southwest; and Warren County to the west.

The Washington County Clerk’s Office serves Washington County residents by filing, recording, maintaining, and issuing a diversity of land, court, and other public records. Some of the records maintained by the office of the clerk include but are not limited to land records, liens/encumbrances, fixture/UCC filings, mortgages, corporate records, deeds, notary licenses, plats, and wills. In addition, the office of the clerk handles partnership certificates, U.S. passports, assumed business names, and notary public certificates.

Public records maintained by the 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 Washington County Clerk Website. While on the site, click on the relevant link to access the records that are available online.  When obtaining copies of public records in person, you will be required to present the clerk with a written request, with details of the records you are requesting.

Below is the physical address of the Washington County Clerk’s Office:

Municipal Center

383 Broadway, Building A

Fort Edward, New York 12828

Phone number: 866-211-1802

Washington, NY Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200978,823
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20095,538
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009217
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009191
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009124
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009151
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20092,033
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20099,100
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009238
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20099,121
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20092,259
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20097,815
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009142
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009386
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200913,773
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20095,618
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009297
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009369
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20092,445
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009186
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009742
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,764
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20092,681
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009247
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200987
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009723
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009151
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009294
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20091,282
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009302
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20099,186

Washington County Clerk’s Office

Address: 383 Broadway Fort Edward, NY 12828, USA
Phone: 518-746-2100

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