Columbia County Birth Records

Search for Columbia 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 Columbia County Clerk is responsible for maintaining important documents for a county or local area, including vital documents like Columbia 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 Columbia County genealogical research. Birth records can be requested online at the Clerk Office website.

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 Town and City Halls keep documents and records related to their municipality, including vital documents like Columbia 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 Columbia 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 Columbia County New York. Town and City Halls may also maintain other Columbia 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.

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


Columbia 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 Columbia County birth records. These records may date back many decades or even centuries, making them valuable resources for genealogical research in Columbia 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.

Columbia County Clerk's Records Archive Hudson NY 560 Warren Street 12534 518-828-3339


The Columbia County Health Department is responsible for monitoring public health, and it may operate at the New York, Columbia County, or local level. In some areas, Health Departments are also responsible for maintaining Columbia County vital records, including documents related to birth such as birth certificates. These Columbia County public records, which act as legal proof of birth and citizenship, list the baby's name, date of birth, time of birth, and the location, as well as personal information about the parents. Birth certificates may be required to apply for a New York State driver's license or passport, receive a Social Security number, or apply for government services, and they can also be useful for Columbia County genealogical research. Health Departments may provide online access to their birth records.

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