Monroe County, NY Public Records
Restricted Records: No sealed, divorce records, confidential files released
The County Clerk is the Clerk of the Supreme and County Courts and is responsible for maintaining the court files for civil and criminal matters. Countywide search requests made to the County Clerk are processed in the manner described below.
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.
This court does not hold closed case records; they are held by the County Clerk's office. See that listing for record searching procedures. Also see the OCA for certain statewide searches.
Restricted Records: No sealed, expunged, probation reports, adoption, sex offense, juvenile or mental health records released
A county search of the probate court index by mail for 25-year and under search is $30.00 fee. A county probate search for over 25 year and over search is $90.00.
Monroe County, NY Vital Records
Contact the Monroe County Office of the County Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.
39 W Main St, Rm 101
101 County Office Bldg
Rochester, NY 14614 https://www2.monroecounty.gov/clerk-i
Monroe 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.
Get a vital certificate.
Monroe County Information
Monroe County, New York was founded in 1821; Rochester is its county seat. The 3rd largest urban area in the State of New York, the county is located in the Finger Lakes Region on the shores of Lake Ontario. As the name implies, the area has a number of amazing lakes and waterfalls that will take your breath away. Because it has a little of everything to offer all year round—such as shopping, museums, lodging, and outdoor activities—this is definitely a vacation destination.
If you're looking for the perfect way to have a relaxing day out with friends, make a reservation at one of the many spas the area has to offer—this would be a great treat for a bride-to-be or new mother. For some incredible photography opportunities, visit Letchworth State Park to see the "Grand Canyon of the East." The hiking trails are among the most scenic in the country, so take a lunch and just spend the day communing with nature.
Monroe County has many fine wineries to its credit—over 100 in fact. These merchants offer wine tastings and tours of their facilities and their showrooms present an amazing variety of wines to take home. If you want to take it up a notch, sign up for a class at the New York Wine and Culinary Center—then you can experience some hands-on learning while using the excellent New York wines in your creations.
Shopping in the county offers access to some of the biggest names in retail such as Macy's and Lord & Taylor. It also has its fair share of local artisans offering their wares in small boutiques and shops in the area. Monroe County is a one-stop vacation destination, and they are waiting for you.
Monroe County Population Records
- Females: 51.4%
- White: 80.4%
- Black/African American: 14.8%
- Asian: 2.8%
- Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
- Hispanic or Latino Origin: 6.2%
- White, Not Hispanic: 75.3%
Monroe County Records
- Total: $23,705,156
- Construction: $1,015,880
- Retail Trade: $1,232,177
- Professional and Technical Services: $2,009,065
- Healthcare: $2,733,490
- Banking: $1,126,393
- Retail Trade: $1,232,177
- Accommodations and Food Services: $470,199
- Manufacturing: $5,304,211
- Farms: $12,494
- Government: $2,948,596
Monroe County Birth, Death Records
- Per 1,000 population: 11.9
- Per 1,000 population: 8.5
- Per 1,000 population: 6.9
Monroe County Criminal Records
- Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 47
- Forcible rape: 148
- Robbery: 1,254
- Aggravated Assault: 1,468
- Burglary: 4,368
- Larceny-Theft: 15,904
- Motor Vehicle Theft: 1,698