Ontario County Birth Records

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

Clifton Springs Clerk Clifton Springs NY 1 West Main Street 14432 315-462-5151

Geneva Town Clerk Geneva NY 3750 County Road 6 14456 315-789-3922

Hopewell Town Clerk Canandaigua NY 2716 County Road 47 14424 585-394-0036

Manchester Village Clerk Manchester NY 8 Clifton Street 14504 585-289-4340

Naples Village Clerk Naples NY 106 South Main Street 14512 585-374-2435

Ontario County Clerk Canandaigua NY 20 Ontario Street 14424 585-396-4447

Phelps Village Clerk Phelps NY 8 Banta Street 14532 315-548-3861

Richmond Town Clerk Honeoye NY 8690 Main Street 14471 585-229-5757

Seneca Town Clerk Stanley NY 3675 Flint Road 14561 585-526-5251

Shortsville Clerk Shortsville NY 6 East Main Street 14548 585-289-6104

Victor Town Clerk Victor NY 85 East Main Street 14564 585-742-5080


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

Bristol Town Hall Canandaigua NY 6740 County Road 32 14424 585-229-2400

Canandaigua City Hall Canandaigua NY 2 North Main Street 14424 585-396-5000

Farmington Town Hall Farmington NY 1000 County Road 8 14425 315-986-8100

Geneva City Hall Geneva NY 47 Castle Street 14456 315-789-2603

Phelps Town Hall Phelps NY 79 Main Street 14532 315-548-2973

Seneca Town Hall Stanley NY 3675 Flint Rd 14561 585-526-5595

South Bristol Town Hall Naples NY 6500 W Gannett Hill Rd 14512 585-374-6341

Victor Town Hall Victor NY 85 East Main Street 14564 585-924-0202


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

Finger Lakes Health Geneva NY 196 North Street 14456 315-787-4000

Geneva General Hospital Geneva NY 196 North Street 14456 315-787-4000

Thompson Health Canandaigua NY 350 Parrish Street 14424 585-396-6000

Thompson Hospital Canandaigua NY 350 Parrish Street 14424 585-396-6000

VA Medical Center-Canandaigua: Lee Bum S MD Canandaigua NY 400 Fort Hill Avenue 14424 585-394-2000


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

Ontario County Health Department Canandaigua NY 3019 County Complex Drive 14424 585-396-4343