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Suffolk County in New York, which encompasses eastern Long Island, was founded in 1683. There are many historical records related to this area as a result. Suffolk County public records are readily available, although birth, death and marriage records are restricted. To request Suffolk County birth records, death and marriage records, either visit the Town Clerk where the event took place or request them from the New York State Department of Health.

Suffolk County court records, including divorce records, are available through the New York State Unified Court System, which provides online public access to Suffolk County court records. Statewide criminal records searches can also be requested by anyone through the Unified Court System. Also available are historic Suffolk County military records, cemetery and vital records, and obituaries from the New York State Archives in Albany.

  • Request Suffolk County birth records, death and marriage records from the New York State Health Department in person, by mail or online. These records are also available at the specific Town Clerk where the event took place.
  • Access Suffolk County court records and divorce records through the Unified Court Systems online web portal. These records can then be viewed in person if desired.
  • Statewide, name-based searches for criminal records can be requested by mail or in person from the Unified Court System for a fee.
  • Suffolk County military records, obituaries, cemetery and vital records can be viewed at the State Archives in Albany.
  • About Suffolk County Public Records

    New York offers its citizens many ways to view public records. Birth, death and marriage records are restricted, however. After 75 years, birth records are released, and after 50 years, death and marriage records are released to the public. New York public records are mostly available online or locally, making access convenient. Also counted among public records in Suffolk County are divorce records, which are available through the Unified Court System.

    Access Gov Public Records in Suffolk County Online

    The Unified Court System offers several public access web portals depending on the type of court with which the records are associated. All of these court records can be narrowed down to Suffolk County. This makes accessing gov public records in Suffolk County much easier. The online web access is free and will give you a case number and exact location of the physical records should you want to request copies.

    Perform a Suffolk County Public Records Search

    The New York State Archives isn’t too far from Suffolk County and is worth a visit for anyone performing genealogy research. There are so many records available, but the highlights include Suffolk County military records, as well as historic cemetery and vital records and obituaries. These can be accessed at no cost unless copies are requested. Performing a public records search for Suffolk County, NY in the Archives should enhance any family history.



     
    County of Suffolk Resources & Statistics
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    Population:
    1,259,316

     
    Under 18:
    358,691

     
    Over 65:
    185,431

     
    Employed:
    806,747

     
    Land in Square Miles:
    912.20

     
    Acres of Farms:
    34,127

     
    Births:
    18,802

     
    Deaths:
    11,411

     
    Infant Deaths:
    87

     
     
    Murder:
    30

     
    Forcible Rape:
    82

     
    Robbery:
    1,037

     
    Assault:
    1,299

     
    Total Violent Crime:
    2,448

     
    Burglary:
    3,509

     
    Larceny \ Theft:
    18,372

     
    Motor Vehicle Theft:
    2,215

     
    Total Property Crime:
    24,096

     
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