Columbia County Vital Records (New York)

Search Columbia County, NY vital records such as births, death, marriages, and divorces.


Columbia County Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records in Columbia County, NY. The Clerk’s office is a valuable source for Columbia County vital records, which are available as public records. The office maintains Columbia County birth certificates, death certificates, and marriage records, in addition to divorce decrees. Many Clerk’s Offices have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for Columbia County genealogical research. Most Clerk’s Offices provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Austerlitz Town Clerk Spencertown NY 812 New York 203 12165 518-392-5007

Canaan Clerk Canaan NY 1647 County Route 5 12029 518-781-3749

Chatham Village Clerk Chatham NY 77 Main Street 12037 518-392-5821

Claverack Town Clerk Ghent NY 91 Church Street 12075 518-672-7911

Columbia County Clerk Hudson NY 401 State Street 12534 518-828-1527

Copake Town Clerk Copake NY 230 Mountain View Road 12516 518-329-2591

Germantown Town Clerk Germantown NY 50 Palatine Park Road 12526 518-537-6687

Kinderhook Village Clerk Kinderhook NY 6 Chatham Street 12106 518-758-9882

Livingston Town Clerk Hudson NY 119 County Route 19 12534 518-851-9441

New Lebanon Town Clerk New Lebanon NY 14755 New York 22 12125 518-794-8888

Stuyvesant Town Clerk Stuyvesant NY 5 Sunset Drive 12173 518-758-6248


Columbia County Health Departments maintain vital records for their municipality and make them available to the public in Columbia County, NY. A Department of Health can issue certified copies of vital records including Columbia County birth certificates, death certificates, marriages certificates and licenses, and divorces decrees. Health Departments have Columbia County vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Health Departments provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Columbia County Department Of Health Hudson NY 325 Columbia Street 12534 518-828-3358

Columbia County Health Department Hudson NY 747 Warren Street 12534 877-828-1691


Columbia County Coroners and Medical Examiners investigate deaths within their jurisdiction and perform autopsies and other postmortem examinations in Columbia County, NY. Many vital records are available from a Coroner or Medical Examiner, including autopsy reports, investigator reports, toxicology reports, and in some cases, X-rays or photographs. An autopsy report will include the cause and manner of death. Many coroners and medical examiners provide online access to their reports. In other cases, you can obtain public records such as Columbia County death certifiates by contacting the Coroners or Medical Examiner’s Office directly.

Columbia County Medical Examiner & Coroner Hudson NY 85 Industrial Tract 12534 518-828-3344


Columbia County Town Hall or City Halls are the chief administrative office in Columbia County, NY. Town and City Halls often maintain records related to their municipality, including Columbia County vital records. You can find Columbia County birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, and divorce decrees at the Town Hall or City Hall. In some locations, these vital records are available online or by filling out an online request form.

Chatham Town Hall Chatham NY 488 New York 295 12037 518-392-1655

Claverack Town Hall Philmont NY Lower Main St 12565 518-672-4468

Copake Town Hall Copake NY # RA, 230 Mountain View Rd 12516 518-329-1234

Germantown Town Hall Germantown NY 50 Palatine Park Road 12526 518-537-6001

Ghent Town Hall Ghent NY 2306 New York 66 12075 518-392-4644

Greenport Town Hall Hudson NY 600 Town Hall Drive 12534 518-828-4656

Hillsdale Town Hall Hillsdale NY 2609 New York 23 12529 518-325-5073

Hudson City Hall Hudson NY 520 Warren Street 12534 518-828-1030

Livingston Town Hall Hudson NY 119 County Route 19 12534 518-851-7210

Stockport Town Hall Hudson NY 2787 Atlantic Avenue 12534 518-828-9389