Warren County, New York
Genealogy, History & Facts
Warren County, New York Facts
When was Warren County, NY Created?
Warren County was created on March 12, 1813 from Washington County.
Warren County, NY Vital Records
Where can find Warren County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Warren 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 Warren 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.
Warren County, NY Census Records
What Warren County, NY census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Warren County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Warren Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Warren Co. Industry and Agriculture is available for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Warren 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
Warren County, NY Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Warren County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Warren 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 Warren 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 Courthouse Records Research Guide.
- Warren County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 1340 State Route 9, Lake George, NY 12845
- Warren County Clerk
- Phone: 518-761-6427
- Land Records: 1813
- Court Records: 1813
- Warren County Surrogate Court Clerk
- Phone: 518-761-7514
- Probate Records: 1813
- Warren County Historian
- Address: Warren County Clerk’s Wing, Warren County Municipal Center, 1340 State Route 9, Lake George NY 12845
- Phone: 518-761-6544
- New York Wills, 1626-1836
- BLM Land Records
Warren County, NY Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Warren County, NY?
A list of Warren County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide New York Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
- Warren County Records Storage Center and Archives, 1340 State Rt. 9, Lake George, New York 12845; Phone (518) 761-6455; Their collection includes but not limited to: Affidavits, Almshouse Records, Assessment and Tax Rolls, Bastardy Papers, Bonds and Undertakings, Book of Dower, Book of Wills, Estate Records, Cases on Appeal, Census Records, Civil Actions, Common Pleas Actions, Correspondence – County Clerk, Criminal Indictments, Deeds, Divorce Actions, Jail Records, Judgment Records, Jury Lists, Maps, Marriage Records, Military Records, Naturalization, School District Records, Supreme Court Actions, Survey Papers, Town Records, etc.
- Warren County Historical Society, 195 Sunnyside Road, Queensbury, NY 12804–7762, Phone: 518–743–0734; The Warren County Historical Society’s research library includes volumes covering United States History, New York State History and Local Histories. There are collective histories for each of the eleven towns in Warren County in addition to the City of Glens Falls. One section of the library is devoted to family history and includes surname files. Collections
- Northeastern New York Genealogical Society, PO Box 4264, Queensbury, NY 12804-1422
- Central New York Genealogical Society, Box 104, Calvin Station , Syracuse, New York 13205
- Southern Adirondack Library System
- New York State Archives and Records Administration, 11th Floor, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12230; (518) 474-8955
- New York State Library, Cultural Education Center, 7th Floor, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12230
- The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, 122 East 58th Street, New York, New York 10022-1939
- New York State Historical Association, West Lake Road, P.O. Box 800, Cooperstown, New York, 13326-0800
Where can I connect with other Warren County, NY Researchers through message boards and forums?
- New York Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- New York State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Warren County, New York Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Warren County, New York Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Warren County, NY?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Warren 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.