Essex County Birth Records

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

Crown Point Town Clerk Crown Point NY 17 Monitor Bay Road 12928 518-597-3235

Essex County Clerk Elizabethtown NY 7559 Court Street 12932 518-873-3600

Lake Placid Village Clerk Lake Placid NY 301 MAIN St 12946 518-523-2597

St Armand Town Clerk Bloomingdale NY 1702 State Route 3 12913 518-891-3189

Willsboro Town Clerk Willsboro NY 5 Farrell Road 12996 518-963-8933

Wilmington Town Clerk Wilmington NY 146 SPRINGFIELD Rd 12997 518-946-2105


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

Adirondack Medical Center: Edgecombe Alphonso R DDS Lake Placid NY 29 Church Street 12946 518-523-3311


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

Elizabethtown Town Hall Elizabethtown NY 7563 Court Street 12932 518-873-6555

Essex Town Hall Essex NY 2313 MAIN St 12936

Keene Town Hall Keene NY 10892 Nys Route 12942 518-576-4444

Minerva Town Hall Olmstedville NY 5 Morse Memorial Highway 12857 518-251-2869

North Elba Town Hall Lake Placid NY 2693 Main Street 12946 518-523-2476

Westport Town Hall Westport NY 22 Champlain Avenue 12993 518-962-4419


The Essex County Health Department is responsible for monitoring public health, and it may operate at the New York, Essex County, or local level. In some areas, Health Departments are also responsible for maintaining Essex County vital records, including documents related to birth such as birth certificates. These Essex 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 Essex County genealogical research. Health Departments may provide online access to their birth records.

Essex County Health Department Elizabethtown NY 7551 Court Street 12932 518-873-3560