Suffolk County Clerk's Office
County Center, Riverhead, NY 11901
Map & Directions
Suffolk County was established in 1683 as one of the original
counties of the New York colony.
The original Towns were:
Southold, East Hampton, Southampton, Brookhaven, Smithtown and Huntington.
Islip was created in 1710.
Later creations were Shelter Island and Riverhead, both cut from
Southold, and Babylon cut from Huntington.
Birth and death records are NOT kept by county clerks in New York State,
but, rather, by the Town or Village clerk where the event happened.
Suffolk County Surrogate's Court
County Center, Riverhead, NY 11901
(631) 852-1722 ...Records
(631) 852-1725 ...Probate
Suffolk County Historical Society is a not-for-profit membership
corporation located at
300 West Main Street,
Riverhead, NY 11901.
The Historical Society is NOT part of any local government.
Town Clerk's Office, Town of Shelter Island
44 North Ferry Road, Shelter Island, NY 11964
Vital records for the Town of Shelter Island begin ca. 1881.
Might not be complete for the 1880's and 1890's
Town Clerk's Office, Town of Babylon
200 East Sunrise Highway, North Lindenhurst, NY
Babylon created in 1872 from the southern 1/3 of the Town of Huntington.
Vital records for the Town of Babylon begin ca. 1881.
Might not be complete for the 1880's and 1890's.
Town Clerk's Office, Town of Brookhaven
205 South Ocean Avenue, Patchogue, NY 11772
The Town Clerk's office is open weekdays 9:00-4:30.
Vital records for the Town of Brookhaven begin ca. 1881.
Town Clerk's Office, Town of East Hampton
Pantigo Road, East Hampton, NY 11937
Town of East Hampton begin ca. 1881.
Town Clerk's Office, Town of Huntington
100 Main Street, Huntington, NY 11743
Town of Huntington begin ca. 1881.
Death, Birth and Marriage records for the period after 1880
are availabe by mail only on a
General Information and Application For Genealogical Services form
which can be obtained from the Huntington Town Hall in person or
Town Hall, Huntington NY
Cost: $22.00 per individual
Town Clerk's Office, Town of Islip
655 Main Street, Islip, NY 11751
Town of Islip begin ca. 1881.
Town Clerk's Office, Town of Riverhead
200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901
(631) 727-3200, ext. 260
Fax: (631) 727-6712
Riverhead was formed from the Town of Southold in 1792.
Vital records for the Town of Riverhead begin ca. 1881.
Town of Shelter Island
Town Clerk's Office, Town of Smithtown
99 West Main Street, Smithtown, NY 11787
The Town Clerk's office is open Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p. m.
Summer hours are 9:00 a. m. - 4:00 p. m.
Vital records for the Town of Smithtown begin ca. 1881.
Town Clerk's Office, Town of Southampton
116 Hampton Road, Southampton, NY 11968
Fax: (631) 5606
Town of Southampton start ca. 1881.
Town Clerk's Office, Town of Southold
Main Road, Southold, NY 11971
Town of Southold begin ca. 1881.
Village Clerk, Village of Northport
224 Main Street, Northport, NY 11768
Fax: (631) 261-7521
The Village Clerk's office is opened 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday.
Northport was incorporated in 1896.
Vital records ca. 1881 - 1896 kept by the Town Clerk, Town of Huntington.
Village Clerk, Village of Patchogue
P. O. Box 719, Patchogue, NY 11772
Fax: (631) 475-4314
Patchogue Village Hall is 14 Baker Street, Patchogue, NY.
Patchogue was incorporated in 1893.
Vital records from ca. 1881-1893 would be kept by the Town Clerk, Town of Brookhaven.
Vital Statistics Registrar, Village of Amityville
21 Greene Avenue, Amityville, NY 11701
Amityville was incorporated in 1894.
Vital records from ca. 1881-1894 would be kept by the Town Clerk, Town of Babylon.
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