New York Public Records

The financial powerhouse of the United States, the state of New York lies in the northeastern region of the United States. Though it is relatively small in size, ranking 27th in the nation by total area, it is one of the most richly populated states in the country. The state of New York measures 285 miles wide by 330 miles in length; 13.5% of the state's total area is water. New York was brought into the Union on July 26, 1788 as the 11th state in the Union. For the most part, the state of New York has a humid continental climate. Winters can be long and cold while summers can be quite warm, especially in New York City. Elsewhere in the state, summer time temperatures are more mild, generally ranging from the upper 70s to mid 80s Fahrenheit. Without a doubt, New York is a financial and cultural leader in the United States. In fact, New York City is the most populous city in the country, long considered to be the gateway for immigration to the United States. The City also boasts the largest stock exchange in the world, the New York Stock Exchange, and it is the home of some of the largest, most powerful corporations in the world.

Nicknames : Empire State

Capitol : Albany

Largest City (by population) : New York City

Largest City (by area) : New York City

Largest County (by population) : Kings County

Total Area (square miles) : 54556

Admitted to Union : July 26, 1788

Time Zone : Eastern

State Flower : Rose

State Tree : Sugar Maple

State Bird : Eastern Bluebird

Major Industries : banking, finance

Major Companies : J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., Citigroup, Verizon Communications

  • The first American chess tournament was held in 1843 in New York.
  • The Woodstock Music and Arts Fair was actually held in Bethel.
  • The world's smallest church measures 3.5 feet by 6 feet. It is located in Oneida, New York.
  • The first railroad in the United States was 11 miles long and it ran between Albany and Schenectady, New York.
  • The first pizzeria in the country was opened by Gennaro Lombardi in New York City (1895).

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I am trying to get a certified copy from 1940 of my fathers name change. How can I get this?
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I'm looking for the long version of my birth certificate which includes time of birth, delivering MD, ect. How do I obtain this? Thank you for your assistance with this.
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Albany County Public Records - County Clerk Edit

Records are handled by the County Clerk's Office in Albany County, NY.
Physical Address:
Albany County Clerk County Court House, Room 128 16 Eagle St. Albany, New York 12207
Contact: P: 518.487.5100 F: 518.487.5099

Albany County Public Records - Albany County Official Website Edit

Get notices and alerts, see county headlines and more on Albany County.
Physical Address:
Albany County Executive 112 State St., Room 200 Albany, New York 12207
Contact: P: 518.447.7040 F: 518.447.5589 E:

Allegany County Public Records - Allegany County Official Website Edit

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Physical Address:
Allegany County Clerk 7 Court St. Room 18 Belmont, New York 14813
Contact: P: 585.268.9270 F: 585.268.9659

Allegany County Public Records - Office Of Economic Development Edit

Services and programs to assist business development in the county.
Physical Address:
Allegany County Office of Development 6087 NYS Route 19 North Belmont, New York 14813
Contact: P: 585.268.7472 F: 585.268.7473

Bronx County Public Records - County Clerk Edit

Bronx County records are accessed via the County Clerk's Office.
Physical Address:
Bronx County Clerk 851 Grand Concourse, Room 118 Bronx, New York 10451
Contact: P: 866.797.7214 F: 718.590.8122

I would like the accident reports 33172116 and 34114994 on a 2007 Altima Nissan.  Thank you.
Answer 2012-09-01 13:17 GMT

Bronx County Public Records - Business Certifications Edit

Information on obtaining a business certificate to do business in Bronx County.
Physical Address:
Bronx County Clerk 851 Grand Concourse, Room 118 Bronx, New York 10451
Contact: P: 866.797.7214 F: 718.590.8122

Broome County Public Records - Bronx County Official Website Edit

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Physical Address:
Broome County Executive 60 Hawley St. P.O. Box 1766 New York
Contact: P: 607.778.2109 F: 607.778.2044 E:

Broome County Public Records - County Clerk Edit

Other county level records are available at the Broome County Clerk's office.
Physical Address:
Broome County Clerk P.O. Box 2062 New York
Contact: P: 607.778.2255 F: 607.778.2243 E:

Cattaraugus County Public Records - Economic Development And Planning Edit

Retention and expansion of employment, aid municipal governments through planning assistance encourage private sector investment foster entrepreneurship, and promote the County as a Tourism Destination, place to locate a business and as a truly great place to reside and raise a family.
Physical Address:
Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development 303 Court St. Little Valley, New York 14755
Contact: P: 716.938.2313 F: 716.938.2779

Cattaraugus County Public Records - Cattaraugus County Official Website Edit

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Physical Address:
Cattaraugus County Administration 303 Court St. Little Valley, New York 14755
Contact: P: 716.938.9111 F: 716.938.9306

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