Ontario County
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County Information
In 1789, Ontario County was formed from Montgomery County. The original area was much larger than present day Ontario County, including what is now the counties of Allegany (1806), Cattaraugus (1808), Chautauqua (1808), Erie (1821), Genesee (1802), Livingston (1821), Monroe (1821), Niagara (1808), Orleans (1824), Steuben (1796), Wyoming (1841), and Yates Counties (1823), Schuyler (1854) and Wayne (1823).

County Seat: Canandaigua
Year Organized: 1789
Square Miles: 662

County Clerk
20 Ontario Street
Canandaigua, NY 14424


Ontario County Data

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Census

Church Histories / Records

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Family Bibles

Marriages

Miscellaneous Data

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Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
July 2017:  obits for FOOT, DILLON, HOWARD.  Marriage notices for GILLETT-GILLETT, FREY-CUSHING, ROGERS-WILCOX, STEPHENSON-WALTHER
Miscellaneous news story for Rev. War soldier Jas. McDonough

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