Please enable JavaScript to use this site. To enable JavaScript, edit your browser settings.

Public Records Search Engine & Online Genealogy Resources

Already a member?

Resources By Record

Search By Records


Record Type


State


County


 
 
Home ›› Resources ›› Public Records ›› New York ›› Kings

Find Public Records by Name & State Instantly
First Name

Last Name

State




Kings Public Records

Kings County shares the same boundaries as Brooklyn in New York City and is considered the most populated county in New York State. The county was first settled in 1634 and played an instrumental role during the Revolutionary War. During the early part of the 19th century, the county grew exponentially, both in population and influence. Today, Kings County boasts a total population of around two-and-a-half million New York residents. With so many records to choose from, a Kings County public records search may seem like an intimidating process at the outset. However, there are many good options for finding Kings public records to trace family roots or for other reasons.

Tips for ensuring a fast and accurate Kings County, NY public records search include:

  • Public records for Kings County can be retrieved through the County Clerk, City Clerk, and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
  • Search for Kings County birth and death certificates for the years between 1910 and 1949 through the New York City Municipal Archives.
  • Keep in mind that public records prior to 1910 may not be as complete or easy to locate.
  • Allow sufficient time to complete a records search – which may take four to six weeks.
  • Kings County Public Records Offer Variety of Sources

    Kings County, NY public records may come from a variety of sources and archives, depending on the type of records searched for and the year in which the event (birth, death, marriage) took place. Some of the public records for Kings County can be located through the County Clerk’s office, while others are available through the office of the City Clerk. Still other Kings County government public records are held at the county courts and more are located through the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

    Kings County Public Records Locations Vary by Date

    The date on the public records in Kings County, New York will also determine where the document is held. Kings County birth and death certificates prior to 1910 and 1949 respectively are located at the New York City Municipal Archives. Certificates dated later are kept on file at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

    While the City Clerk holds of the marriage records for Kings County, public records older than 50 years must be requested through the Record Room Division. Divorce records for this county are found through the Kings County Clerk’s Office.

    Finding Online King County Public Records

    The good news for archivists and other requesting public records from Kings County is that there are online options available today. Birth, death and marriage records at the New York City Municipal Archives can be searched for online, and certified copies can be requested online as well. The Vital Records Office of the New York City Department of Health also offers an online New York public records search option for birth and death certificates.



     
    County of Kings Resources & Statistics
    Separator Line

    Under 18:
    637,307

     
    Over 65:
    307,692

     
    Employed:
    713,449

     
    Land in Square Miles:
    70.61

     
    Acres of Farms:
    0

     
    Births:
    39,418

     
    Deaths:
    17,359

     
    Infant Deaths:
    239

     
     
    Adoption Locations in Kings
    Click to See Details
    Click to See Details
     
    Click to See Details
    Click to See Details
     
     
    Background Checks Locations in Kings
     
    Click to See Details
    Click to See Details
     
    Click to See Details
    Click to See Details
     
     
    Births Locations in Kings
    Click to See Details
    Click to See Details
     
    Click to See Details
    Click to See Details
     
    Click to See Details
    Click to See Details
     
     
    Kings Court Locations
     
    Click to See Details
    Click to See Details
     
    Click to See Details
     
    Click to See Details
    Click to See Details
     
    Click to See Details
    Click to See Details
     
     
    Click to See Details
     
     
    Death Records Locations in Kings
    Click to See Details
    Click to See Details
     
    Click to See Details
    Click to See Details
     
    Click to See Details
     
     
    Genealogy Locations in Kings
    Click to See Details
    Click to See Details
     
    Click to See Details
    Click to See Details
     
    Click to See Details
    Click to See Details
     
     
    Marriage Records Locations in Kings
    Click to See Details
    Click to See Details
     
    Click to See Details
     
     
    Obituaries Locations in Kings
    Click to See Details
    Click to See Details
     
     
    Police Locations in Kings
     
    Resource Links Locations in Kings