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Niagara County
New York
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Looking Down Main Street of Lockport, c. 1908
Looking Down Main Street of Lockport, c. 1908

County Information
County Seat: Lockport
Year Organized: 1808
Square Miles: 523

Niagara Falls, American side
American side of Niagara Falls
Picture courtesy of Gary G. Foster

* Barker (village) * Cambria (town) * Gasport (CDP) * Hartland (town)
* Lewiston (village) * Lewiston (town) * Lockport (town)
* Lockport (city) * Middleport (village) * Newfane (town)
* Newfane (CDP) * Niagara Falls (city) * Niagara (town)
* North Tonawanda (city) * Olcott (CDP) * Pendleton (town)
* Porter (town) * Ransomville (CDP) * Rapids (CDP) * Royalton (town)
* Sanborn (hamlet) * Somerset (town) * South Lockport * Wheatfield (town)
* Wilson (village) * Wilson (town) * Youngstown (village)

Courthouse Info:

County Courthouse
175 Hawley Street
Lockport, NY 14094-2740

Niagara County Data



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School Records

Wills/Probate Court Records

Website Updates:

Dec 2014:  obit for MCINTYRE
Apr 2014: Marriage Announcements for MCDONALD-PERKINS, PAIGE-SHEPARD, MCCLUE-PULVER, TRYON-BARTON, MCCOLLUM-SCOVILLE, BEEBE-WHITNEY.  Court News - Act to Divide W#illink County of Niagara, Act to Prevent Obstruction of Buffalo Creek, Legislature of New York, Act Dividing Niagara County.  Crime News - The People VS Alexander McLeod.  Falls News - The Niagara Park Bill, The Niagara Reservation.  Obits for CAMPBELL, DAYTON, MCDONOUGH, MCGLENDRY, WELCH, STANLEY.  Military News - Militia on The Niagara Frontier.  County History - Political - Niagara County Whig Convention.  County History - Niagara County, Town of Cambria.

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