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Columbia County, NY Public Records

County Clerk
560 Warren St
Hudson, NY 12534
Hours: 9AM-4:45PM EST
P: 518-828-3339
F: 518-828-5299
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil
Restricted Records: No sealed records released
Supreme and County courts are actually located at 401 Union in Hudson, but records for both courts are located at the County Clerk's Office as listed above.
Supreme - Current Case Files Only
560 Warren St
Hudson, NY 12534 http://www.columbiacountyny.com/
Hours: 9AM-5PM EST
P: 518-828-3339
F: 518-828-5299
Jurisdiction: Civil
This court does not hold closed civil case records; they are held by the County Clerk's office. See that listing for a countywide search. Also see the OCA for certain statewide searches.
County Court - Current Case Files Only
560 Warren St
Hudson, NY 12534 http://www.columbiacountyny.com/
Hours: 9AM-5PM EST
P: 518-828-3339
F: 518-828-5299
Jurisdiction: Felony
This court does not hold closed felony case records; they are held by the County Clerk's office. See that listing for a countywide search. Also see the OCA for statewide searches.
Hudson City Court
429 Warren St
Hudson, NY 12534 www.nycourts.gov/courts/3jd/colum...
Hours: 8AM-3:45PM EST
P: 518-267-3082
F: 212-457-2682
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Restricted Records: No sealed, expunged, adoption, sex offense, juvenile or mental health records released
Surrogate's Court
401 Union St
Hudson, NY 12534
Hours: 9AM-5PM EST
P: 518-267-3150
Jurisdiction: Probate
There no web page but http://www.columbiacountyny.com/dept_contacts.html is a county page. 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.

Columbia County, NY Vital Records

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

Columbia County
County Clerk
560 Warren St
Hudson, NY 12534 www.columbiacountyny.com/depts/ct...
9AM-4:45PM EST
Phone: 518-828-3339
Fax: 518-828-5299
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Columbia County Vital Certificates

Columbia 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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Columbia County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 635.73 sq mi
Population (2009): 61,618
  • Females: 49.9%
  • White: 91.7%
  • Black/African American: 5.0%
  • Asian: 1.5%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 3.4%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 89.0%
Population Change (2000-2009): -1,476
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 4.4%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 6.7%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 10.5%
High School Graduates (2000): 81.0%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 22.6%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.43
Housing Units (2000): 30,207
Homeownership Rate (2000): 70.6%
Migration Flow to Columbia County, NY from (2007-2008):

Columbia County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $1,072,431
  • Construction: $73,766
  • Retail Trade: $98,319
  • Professional and Technical Services: $74,528
  • Healthcare: $171,956
  • Banking: $27,823
  • Retail Trade: $98,319
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $26,501
  • Manufacturing: $102,651
  • Farms: $22,620
  • Government: $256,833
Employed (2000): 29,587
Unemployed (2000): 1,329
Unemployment Rate (2009): 7.4%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $35,661
Local Government Employment (2007): 3,924
Local Government Revenue (2007): $248,245 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $129,129 (thou. dol.)

Columbia County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 580
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.3
Deaths (2007): 638
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.2
Infant Deaths (2007): 6
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.3

Columbia County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 131
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 2
  • Forcible rape: 4
  • Robbery: 9
  • Aggravated Assault: 116
Property Crimes (2008): 1,173
  • Burglary: 267
  • Larceny-Theft: 888
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 18

Columbia County Genealogy Records