Albany County
New York

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County Information

County Seat: Albany
Year Organized: 1683
Square Miles: 533

Albany County was one of the original twelve counties of the Province of New York in 1683. At that time it included all of present day Vermont and theoretically stretched west to the Pacific Ocean. It has been divided seven times throughout its history.

Cities:
Albany | Cohoes | Watervliet

Towns:
Berne | Bethlehem | Coeymans | Colonie | Green Island | Guilderland | Knox | New Scotland | Rensselaerville | Westerlo

Villages:
Altamont | Colonie | Green Island | Menands | Ravena | Voorheesville


Courthouse Info:
Albany County Clerk
32 North Russell Road
Albany, N.Y. 12206-1324


Albany County Data

County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Website Updates
June 2014:  bios for ALTON, ANDERSON
May 2014:  
NORTON - HOWARD, HENRY - WENER; obit for BUEL; 1840 Census of Pensioners; Description of Albany County in 1860, Early History  and 1860 census statistics; BALL biography; WW1 casualties from newspaper
Apr 2014:  obit for CONNER; 1763 List of Freeholders (under Census Records)
Mar 2014:  military news; birth records
Dec 2013:  obit for DEAN.
Marriages in the Reformed (Dutch) Church of the Boght, Watervliet (now Colonie) New York, 1755-1799

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