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  • New York Town Guide

  • The material in this section was taken from New York State Towns, Villages, and Cities: A Guide to Genealogical Sources by Gordon L. Remington, published by NEHGS in 2002.  It is intended to help locate published and transcribed records for the state's nearly 1700 organized municipalities.

    The tables give basic information on each of New York's towns, villages, and cities: the county in which it is located, the date of organization or incorporation, and whether or not a dedicated history of that place has been published. It then provides information on transcribed church and cemetery records and the collections or repositories in which they are found. Key guides can be found at the top of each page, in pdf format.

  • Church and cemetery codes

    Name

    County

    TVC

    Date

    History

    Church

    Cemetery

    TCR

    Comment

    LaFayette Onondaga T 1825 x N DF x  
    La Grange* Dutchess T 1821 x   N x  
    Lackawanna Erie C 1909 x OR O    
    Lacona Oswego V 1878          
    Lake George Warren V 1903     P    
    Lake George* Warren T       P    
    Lake Grove Suffolk V 1968     P    
    Lake Success Nassau V 1927          
    Lake Luzerne Warren T 1792 x   NP    
    Lake Placid Essex V 1900 x OR      
    Lake Pleasant Hamilton T 1812       x  
    Lakewood Chautauqua V 1893 x        
    Lancaster Chenango T 1821         name changed to New Berlin 1822
    Lancaster Erie T 1833 x OR BDO    
    Lancaster Erie V 1849   OR      
    Lansing Tompkins T 1817 x CDO DFNP    
    Lansing Tompkins V 1974   OX P    
    Lansingburgh Rensselaer T 1807 x FNSV DFN x  
    Lapeer Cortland T 1845     DFNW    
    Larchmont Westchester V 1891 x O D    
    Lattingtown Nassau V 1931     D    
    Laurel Hollow Nassau V 1926          
    Laurens Otsego T 1810 x   D x  
    Laurens Otsego V 1834          
    Lawrence St. Lawrence T 1828     F x  
    Leray Jefferson T 1806   O DN x  
    Leroy Genesee V 1834   DORZ DOPZ    
    Leroy* Genesee T 1812   OR DPWZ x  
    Leander Jefferson T 1819         name changed from and to Pamelia 1824
    Lebanon Madison T 1807   N DF x  
    Ledyard Cayuga T 1823     DFPW x  
    Lee Oneida T 1811   P DFNP    
    Leicester Livingston V 1907     D    
    Leicester* Livingston T 1802     D x  
    Leister Livingston T 1802         name changed to Leicester 1805
    Lenox Madison T 1809     DW    
    Leon Cattaraugus T 1832 x D DOZ x  
    Lewis Essex T 1805       x  
    Lewis Lewis T 1852          
    Lewisboro Westchester T 1788   NFP BDFN    
    Lewiston Niagara T 1818 x DOPR DO    
    Lewiston Niagara V 1822   OR D    
    Lexington Niagara T 1813     BDNP x  
    Leyden Niagara T 1797   OP DFW x  
    Liberty Niagara T 1807 x DN DNP x  
    Liberty Niagara V 1870          
    Lima Niagara V 1867   ORZ D    
    Lima* Niagara T 1789   DFOR DFNP x  
    Limestone Niagara V 1877   OR      
    Lincklaen Niagara T 1823       x  
    Lincoln Niagara T 1896     DF    
    Lincoln* Niagara T 1806         name changed to Gorham 1807
    Lindenhurst Niagara V 1923          
    Lindley Niagara T 1837     PW x  
    Lisbon Niagara T 1806         name changed to New Lisbon 1808
    Lisbon Niagara T 1801 x OR DFP x  
    Lisle Niagara T 1801 x DP DW x  
    Lisle Niagara V 1866 x P W    
    Litchfield Niagara T 1796   D DFN x  
    Little Falls Niagara V 1811         incorporated as a city 1895
    Little Falls Niagara T 1829   F D x  
    Little Falls Niagara C 1895 x F      
    Little Valley Niagara T 1818     D x  
    Little Valley Niagara V 1876   O      
    Liverpool Niagara V 1830 x O D    
    Livingston Niagara T 1788 x FHKNSV W x  
    Livonia Niagara T 1808 x COR DFN    
    Livonia Niagara V 1882   COR DFO    
    Lloyd Niagara T 1845 x FNS   x  
    Lloyd Harbor Niagara V 1926          
    Locke Niagara T 1802   K DNPW x  
    Lockport Niagara T 1824 x NR P    
    Lockport Niagara V 1829         incorporated as a city 1865
    Lockport Niagara C 1865 x RZ F    
    Lodi Seneca T 1826   CDPN DNP x  
    Lodi Seneca V 1926   P      
    Long Beach Nassau C 1922          
    Long Island City Queens C 1870 x F N   became 1st Ward of the Borough of Queens NYC 1898
    Long Lake Hamilton T 1837 x OR P x  
    Lorraine* Jefferson T 1804     D x  
    Louisville St. Lawrence T 1810     DFP x  
    Lowville Lewis T 1800   N BDFNP x  
    Lowville Lewis V 1847   OR DP    
    Lumberland Sullivan T 1798   NS F x  
    Luzerne* Warren T 1792 x   N x  
    Lyme Jefferson T 1818     D x  
    Lynbrook Nassau V 1911     F    
    Lyndon* Cattaraugus T 1829     DFP x name changed to Elgin 1857-58
    Lyndonville Orleans V 1903   Z Z    
    Lyons Wayne T 1811 x CFNORS DFNP x  
    Lyons Wayne V 1831   OR      
    Lyons Falls Lewis V     OR      
    Lyonsdale Lewis T 1873     DPW    
    Lysander Onondaga T 1794   DF DF
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