Otsego County Birth Records

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

Brookfield Town Clerk West Edmeston NY 10533 Main Street 13485 315-899-3364

Cherry Valley Village Clerk Cherry Valley NY 2 Genesee Street 13320 607-264-3791

Laurens Town Clerk Laurens NY 37 Brook Street 13796 607-433-2816

Maryland Town Clerk Schenevus NY 27 Main Street 12155 607-638-1924

Milfard Village Clerk Milford NY 64 South Main Street 13807 607-286-7331

Milford Town Clerk Portlandville NY 2859 New York 28 13834 607-286-9033

Morris Village Clerk Morris NY 118 West Main Street 13808 607-263-5400

Otsego County Clerk Cooperstown NY 197 Main Street 13326 607-547-4202

Otsego Town Clerk Fly Creek NY 811 County Road 26 13337 607-547-5631

Unadilla Town Clerk Unadilla NY 1648 New York 7 13849 607-369-4433

Worcester Town Clerk Worcester NY 143 Main Street 12197 607-397-8978


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

Aurelia Osborn Fox Memorial Hospital Oneonta NY 1 Norton Avenue 13820 607-423-2000

Bassett Healthcare: Lacava James E MD Cooperstown NY 1 Atwell Road 13326 607-547-3141

Bassett Medical Center Cooperstown NY 1 Atwell Road 13326 607-547-3456

FoxCare Network Oneonta NY 1 Foxcare Drive 13820 607-433-6470


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

Butternuts Town Hall Morris NY 3 Vale Street 13808 607-783-2739

New Lisbon Town Hall Garrattsville NY 908 County Road 16 13342 607-965-2112

Otego Town Hall Otego NY 3526 New York 7 13825 607-988-2698


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

New York State Health Department Oneonta NY 28 Hill Street 13820 607-432-3911