Erie County Vital Records (New York)

Erie County Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records in Erie County, NY. The Clerk’s office is a valuable source for Erie County vital records, which are available as public records. The office maintains Erie 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 Erie County genealogical research. Most Clerk’s Offices provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Aurora Town Clerk East Aurora NY 5 South Grove Street 14052 716-652-3280

Brant Town Clerk Angola NY 1294 Brant North Collins Road 14006 716-549-0282

Buffalo City Clerk Buffalo NY 65 Niagara Square, Rm 1308 14202 716-851-5431

Collins Town Clerk Collins NY 14093 Mill Street 14034 716-532-4887

Eden Town Clerk Eden NY 2795 East Church Street 14057 716-992-3559

Erie County Clerk Buffalo NY 92 Franklin Street 14202 716-858-8843

Gowanda Village Clerk Gowanda NY 27 East Main Street, Ste 2 14070 716-532-3353

Grand Island Clerk Grand Island NY 2255 Baseline Road 14072 716-773-9650

Holland Clerk Holland NY 47 Pearl Street 14080 716-537-2770

Lancaster Village Clerk Lancaster NY 5423 Broadway, Ste 1 14086 716-683-2105

Marilla Town Clerk Marilla NY 1740 Two Rod Road 14102 716-652-5350

Newstead Town Clerk Akron NY 57 John Street 14001 585-542-4573

North Collins Village Clerk North Collins NY 10543 Main St 14111 716-337-3160

Orchard Park Clerk Orchard Park NY 4295 South Buffalo Street 14127 716-662-6415

Sardinia Town Clerk Sardinia NY 12320 Savage Road 14134 716-496-8900

Tonawanda City Clerk Tonawanda NY 200 Niagara Street 14150 716-695-8318

Wales Town Clerk Wales Center NY 12345 Big Tree Road 14169 716-652-0589


Erie County Health Departments maintain vital records for their municipality and make them available to the public in Erie County, NY. A Department of Health can issue certified copies of vital records including Erie County birth certificates, death certificates, marriages certificates and licenses, and divorces decrees. Health Departments have Erie 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.

Buffalo Health Department Buffalo NY 462 Grider Street 14215 716-898-3326

Erie County Department Of Health Buffalo NY 95 Franklin Street 14202 716-858-7690

Erie County Health Department Buffalo NY 609 Ridge Road 14218 716-858-8422

New York State Department Of Health Western Regional Office - Buffalo Buffalo NY 584 Delaware Avenue 14202 716-847-4357

New York State Health Department Buffalo NY 666 Elm Street 14203 800-541-2437

Erie County Coroners and Medical Examiners investigate deaths within their jurisdiction and perform autopsies and other postmortem examinations in Erie 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 Erie County death certifiates by contacting the Coroners or Medical Examiner’s Office directly.

Erie County Medical Examiner & Coroner Buffalo NY 501 Kensington Avenue 14214


Erie County Town Hall or City Halls are the chief administrative office in Erie County, NY. Town and City Halls often maintain records related to their municipality, including Erie County vital records. You can find Erie 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.

Amherst Town Hall Williamsville NY 5583 Main Street, Ste 1 14221 716-631-7000

Aurora Town Hall East Aurora NY 5 South Grove Street 14052 716-652-7944

Boston Town Hall Boston NY 8500 Boston State Road 14025 716-941-6113

Buffalo City Hall Buffalo NY 65 Niagara Square, Rm 201 14202 716-851-4200

Cheektowaga Town Hall Buffalo NY 3301 Broadway 14227 716-686-3400

Clarence Town Hall Clarence NY 1 Town Place 14031 716-741-8938

Concord Town Hall Springville NY 86 Franklin Street 14141 716-592-9898

Eden Town Hall Eden NY 2795 East Church Street 14057 716-992-3408

Elma Town Hall Elma Center NY 1600 Bowen Road 14059 716-652-3260

Erie County City Hall Buffalo NY 95 Franklin Street 14202 716-851-5991

Evans Town Hall Angola NY 8787 Erie Road, Ste 1 14006 800-225-5368

Grand Island Town Hall Grand Island NY 2255 Baseline Road 14072 716-773-9600

Hamburg Town Hall Hamburg NY 6100 South Park Avenue 14075 716-649-6111

Holland Town Hall Holland NY 47 Pearl Street 14080 716-537-9443

Newstead Town Hall Akron NY 5 Clarence Center Road 14001 716-542-4573

Tonawanda City Hall Tonawanda NY 200 Niagara Street, Ste 1 14150 716-695-1800

West Seneca Town Hall West Seneca NY 1250 Union Road 14224 716-674-5600