Cortland County Birth Records

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

Cortland County Clerk Cortland NY 60 Central Avenue 13045 607-753-5048

Cortlandville Town Clerk Cortland NY 3577 Terrace Road 13045 607-756-5725

Cuyler Town Clerk Truxton NY 6984 East Keeney Road 13158 607-842-6695

Homer Village Clerk Homer NY 53 South Main Street 13077 607-749-3322

Preble Town Clerk Preble NY 1968 Preble Road 13141 607-749-3199

Taylor Town Clerk Cincinnatus NY 3299 New York 26 13040 607-863-3008


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

Cincinnatus Town Hall Cincinnatus NY S Main 13040 607-863-4220

Marathon Town Hall Marathon NY 40 West Main Street 13803 607-849-6966

Scott Town Hall Homer NY 6689 New York 41 13077 607-749-2902

Virgil Town Hall Cortland NY 1176 Church Street 13045 607-835-6174


Cortland 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 Cortland County New York, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Cortland 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.

Cortland Memorial Hospital Cortland NY 134 Homer Avenue 13045 607-756-3500


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

Cortland Police Records Archive Cortland NY 25 Court Street 13045 607-758-8305

Cortland Records Archive Cortland NY 35 Port Watson Street 13045 607-758-8970