Niagara County, New York Courthouse

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Niagara County was organized in 1808 from the parent county of Genesee.

County Clerk[edit | edit source]

Niagara County Courthouse, 1st Floor
175 Hawley Street
P.O. Box 461 Lockport NY 14095-0461
Wayne F. Jagow, County Clerk

1821 - present Land records, naturalization records
1808 - 1821 Records in Erie County

Surrogate's Court[edit | edit source]

Niagara County Surrogate’s Court
175 Hawley Street
Lockport, NY 14094
(716) 439-7130[1]

The Surrogate's court is established in every county and hears cases involving the affairs of decedents, including the probate of wills and the administration of estates, guardianships, and adoptions.[2]

Niagara County Courthouse, 2nd Floor
175 Hawley Street
Lockport, NY 14095-2758
Ronald A. Sutton, Esq., Chief Clerk

1821 - present probate records
1808-1821 records in Erie County

Town and City Clerks have birth, marriage, death, and burial records.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Genealogy: Pathfinders: Court Directory, New York State Archives,, accessed 4 January 2011.
  2. 10th Judicial District Suffolk County, Surrogate's Court at (accessed 6 December 2011)