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Broome County, New York
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Broome County, New York Facts

Broome County

When was Broome County, NY Created?
Broome County was created on March 28, 1806 from Tioga County.

What is the County Seat of Broome County, NY?
The County Seat is located in Binghamton and in addition the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Broome County, NY?
Bordering Counties are Chenango County, Delaware County, Wayne County, PA, Susquehanna County, PA, Tioga County, Cortland County.

Broome County, NY Vital Records

Where can find Broome County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Broome County vital records can be found at the New York Department of Health which has copies of birth records after 1881 and death records after 1880, copies of marriage since 1881 and a Divorce records since 1847 . There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in New York for current fees and application process.

You can search online for Broome County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for New York Birth and Death Certificate, Marriage and Divorce Certificate Application to mail.

Broome County, NY Census Records

What Broome County, NY census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Broome County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Broome Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Broome Co. Industry and Agriculture is available for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Broome Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be obtained for 1890.

There are New York State censuses from 1880, 1892, 1905, 1855, 1865, 1875, 1892, 1905, 1915, 1925. You can get free downloadable and also printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also New York Census Records Research Guide

Broome County, NY Courthouse and Government Records

Broome County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Broome County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Broome County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in New York courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless New York residents. The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Broome County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also New York Corthouse Records Research Guide.

Broome County, NY Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Broome County, NY?
A list of Broome County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide New York Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Broome County, NY Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Broome County, NY?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Broome County. Most of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business oriented Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a cost. This is simply a listing that has been compiled or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site over another.

Broome Co. NY Books, Newspapers & Publications

Broome Co. NY Cemeteries & Church Records

Broome Co. NY Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Broome Co. NY General and History Websites

Broome Co. NY Immigration & Naturalization

Broome Co. NY Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Broome Co. NY Military Records

Broome Co. NY Schools & Directories

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