Jefferson County
New York

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County Information
County Seat: Watertown
Year Organized: 1805
Square Miles: 1,272

Courthouse Info:
County Courthouse
163 Arsenal Street
Watertown, NY 13601-2528
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Jefferson County Data

 

Births

Church Histories / Records

County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
July 2017:  bio for HOFER; County history chapters 1, 8, 9, 14.  Town histories of Clayton, Theresa, Lyme

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