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Chemung County, NY Public Records

Supreme Court - Current Case Files Only
203-205 Lake Street
Hazlett Bldg, 6th Fl
Elmira, NY 14901 www.nycourts.gov/courts/6jd/chemu...
Hours: 9AM-5PM EST
P: 607-873-9450
Jurisdiction: Civil
This court does not hold closed civil case records; they are held by the County Clerk. See that listing for a countywide search. Also see the OCA for certain statewide searches.
County Clerk
PO Box 588
Elmira, NY 14902 www.chemungcounty.com/index.asp?p...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 607-737-2920
F: 607-737-2897
Couriers: 210 Lake St
Elmira, NY 14902
Jurisdiction: Civil
Restricted Records: No sealed, divorce or adoption records released
Search requests made to the County Clerk are processed in the manner described below.
County Court
203-205 Lake Street
Hazlett Bldg, 6th Fl
Elmira, NY 14901 www.nycourts.gov/courts/6jd/chemu...
Hours: 9AM-5PM EST
P: 607-873-9450
Jurisdiction: Felony
Elmira City Court
317 E Church St
Elmira, NY 14901 http://www.nycourts.gov/courts/6jd/
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 607-873-9520
F: 212-401-9240
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Restricted Records: No sealed records released
Surrogate's Court
PO Box 588
Elmira, NY 14902 www.nycourts.gov/courts/6jd/chemu...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 607-873-9440
F: 646-963-6606
Couriers: 203 Lake St, Hazlett Bldg, 1st Fl
Elmira, NY 14902
Jurisdiction: Probate, Guardianships
Public access terminals have complete indexes. A county search of the probate court index by mail for 25-year search is $30.00 fee. A full county probate search over 25 years is $90.00

Chemung County, NY Vital Records

Contact the Chemung County Office of the County Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Chemung County
County Clerk
210 Lake St
Elmira, NY 14902 www.chemungcounty.com/index.asp?p...
8:30AM-4:30PM EST
Phone: 607-737-2920
Fax: 607-737-2897
Recorded Documents

Chemung County Vital Certificates

Chemung County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Chemung County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 408.17 sq mi
Population (2009): 88,331
  • Females: 50.2%
  • White: 90.5%
  • Black/African American: 6.3%
  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 2.3%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 88.7%
Population Change (2000-2009): -2,741
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 2.2%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 4.3%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 16.1%
High School Graduates (2000): 82.1%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 18.6%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.44
Housing Units (2000): 37,745
Homeownership Rate (2000): 68.9%
Migration Flow to Chemung County, NY from (2007-2008):

Chemung County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $1,902,731
  • Construction: $99,820
  • Retail Trade: $159,929
  • Professional and Technical Services: $57,197
  • Healthcare: $293,062
  • Banking: $64,984
  • Retail Trade: $159,929
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $48,292
  • Manufacturing: $399,140
  • Farms: $4,073
  • Government: $408,961
Employed (2000): 39,220
Unemployed (2000): 3,324
Unemployment Rate (2009): 8.9%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $29,999
Local Government Employment (2007): 4,942
Local Government Revenue (2007): $333,862 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $230,561 (thou. dol.)

Chemung County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 1,097
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.5
Deaths (2007): 946
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.7
Infant Deaths (2007): 10
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.1

Chemung County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 204
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 4
  • Forcible rape: 18
  • Robbery: 37
  • Aggravated Assault: 145
Property Crimes (2008): 2,132
  • Burglary: 441
  • Larceny-Theft: 1,652
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 39

Chemung County Genealogy Records