Chemung County Birth Records

Search for Chemung County NY birth records. A birth records search contains information on proof of identity, proof of citizenship, name of the baby, date and time of birth, parental information, applying for a Social Security number, passport applications, name changes, receiving governmental benefits, requesting a birth certificate, applying for a birth certificate, and conducting genealogical research.


The Chemung County Clerk is responsible for maintaining important documents for a county or local area, including vital documents like Chemung County birth records. These birth records include birth certificates that list the baby's name, date of birth, time of birth, and the location, as well as personal information about the parents. A New York birth certificate acts as legal proof of birth and citizenship, and it may be required to apply for a NY driver's license or passport, receive a Social Security number, or apply for government services. Other birth records include demographic records on birth, which are useful for researchers, as well as records on birth that can be used for Chemung County genealogical research. Birth records can be requested online at the Clerk Office website.

Chemung County Clerk Elmira NY 203 Lake Street 14901 607-737-2850

Chemung Town Clerk Chemung NY 48 Rotary Road Ext 14825 607-529-3532

Elmira Heights Clerk Elmira NY 215 Elmwood Avenue 14903 607-734-7156

Erin Town Clerk Erin NY 1138 Breesport Rd 14838 607-739-8681

Horseheads Town Clerk Horseheads NY 150 Wygant Road 14845 607-739-8783

Veteran Town Clerk Millport NY 4049 Watkins Road 14864 607-739-1476


Chemung County Hospitals provide a variety of medical services to patients of all ages, including labor and delivery services. When a baby is born at a Hospital in Chemung County New York, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Chemung County birth certificates which list the baby's name, date of birth, weight and length, and the Hospital's name, as well as information about the parents. These ceremonial birth certificates cannot act as legal proof of identity in New York, but they may be a valuable source of information on an individual's birth. Hospitals also maintain demographic information on babies born at their facility, which may be accessible to researchers.

Arnot Ogden Medical Center Elmira NY 600 Roe Avenue 14905 607-737-4100

Guthrie Same Day Surgery Center Horseheads NY 31 Arnot Road 14845 607-795-5199

St. Joseph’s Hospital Elmira NY 555 Saint Josephs Boulevard 14901 607-733-6541


Chemung County Town and City Halls keep documents and records related to their municipality, including vital documents like Chemung County birth records. Birth certificates, for example, list the baby's name, date of birth, time of birth, and the location, and they also provide personal information about the parents. These Chemung County public records act as legal proof of birth and citizenship, and they may be required to apply for government services, receive a Social Security number, or apply for a driver's license or passport in Chemung County New York. Town and City Halls may also maintain other Chemung County birth records, such as demographic records for the entire municipality, which may be useful for researchers, and historical birth records that can be used for genealogical research. The Town or City Hall may provide online request forms for birth certificates on its website.

Ashland Town Hall Wellsburg NY 3663 6th Street 14894 607-732-0723

Big Flats Town Hall Big Flats NY 476 Maple Street 14814 607-562-8443


Chemung County Archives preserve documents of historic significance, sometimes as part of a larger library collection or a private collection. Local jurisdictions may also maintain their own Archives to store documents related to the area, which can include Chemung County birth records. These records may date back many decades or even centuries, making them valuable resources for genealogical research in Chemung County New York. Birth records may include the name of the baby, the date and time of birth, the location of birth, and the identity of the parents. Archives may provide online access to some of their birth records.

Chemung County Records Archive Elmira NY 203 Lake Street 14901 607-737-2837