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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

    Nanticoke Broome T 1831 x   DFPW x  
    Naples Ontario T 1789 x C DF x  
    Naples Ontario V 1894          
    Napoli Cattaraugus T 1823   S DFZ    
    Nassau Rensselaer T 1806   FNPSV DNP x  
    Nassau* Rensselaer V 1819 x FV DF    
    Nelliston Montgomery V 1878 x F      
    Nelson Madison T 1807     DNW    
    Nelsonville Putnam V 1855          
    Neversink Sullivan T 1798   N DNPS x  
    New Albion Cattaraugus T 1830 x Z DO    
    New Baltimore Greene T 1811   OPS D x  
    New Berlin Chenango V 1816     DW    
    New Berlin* Chenango T 1807 x FO DFW x  
    New Bremen Lewis T 1848   OR   x  
    New Brighton Richmond V 1866         merged with Castleton 1872
    New Castle Westchester T 1791 x N DFHN    
    New Cornwall Orange T 1788         name changed to Cornwall 1797
    New Goshen Greene T 1813         name changed to Lexington 1813
    New Hampstead Rockland T 1791         name changed to Hampstead 1797
    New Hartford Oneida T 1827   DFNPS D    
    New Hartford Oneida V 1870   FV NP    
    New Haven Oswego T 1813   CNV DP    
    New Hempstead Rockland V            
    New Hudson* Allegany T 1825   J D    
    New Hyde Park Nassau V 1927          
    New Lebanon Columbia T 1818 x DKNPT NP x  
    New Lisbon Otsego T 1805   O DP    
    New Lots Kings T 1852   F   x became 26th Ward of Borough of Brooklyn NYC 1898
    New Paltz Ulster T 1788 x FNOPS FNS x  
    New Paltz Ulster V 1887     F    
    New Rochelle Westchester T 1788 x P DS    
    New Rochelle Westchester V 1857         incorporated as a city 1899
    New Rochelle Westchester C 1899 x   DF    
    New Scotland Albany T 1832 x DFKNOPSV DFHNPSW x  
    New Square Rockland V 1961          
    New Utrecht Kings T 1662 x FHN   x became 30th Ward of Borough of Brooklyn NYC 1898
    New Windsor Orange T 1788 x NSP FN    
    New York Mills Oneida V 1922   F F    
    Newark* Tioga T 1823     P    
    Newark Wayne V 1853 x CFNOR N    
    Newark Valley Tioga T 1862     DFN    
    Newark Valley Tioga V 1894     F    
    Newburgh Orange T 1788 x KP DPS x  
    Newburgh Orange V 1800         incorporated as a city 1865
    Newburgh Orange C 1865 x BKP BDN x  
    Newcomb Essex T 1828 x OR D    
    Newfane Niagara T 1824 x FORZ DP x  
    Newfield Tompkins T 1811   BCS NDP x  
    Newport Herkimer T 1806 x O D    
    Newport Herkimer V 1857   O      
    Newstead* Erie T 1804     N x  
    Newtown Chemung T 1792         name changed to Elmira 1808
    Newtown Chemung V 1815         name changed to Elmira 1828
    Newtown Queens T 1652   FKP F   became 2nd Ward of the Borough of Queens NYC 1898
    Niagara Falls Niagara V 1848         incorporated as a city 1892
    Niagara Falls Niagara C 1892 x ORZ      
    Niagara* Niagara T 1812     D    
    Nichols Tioga T 1824 x X DF x  
    Nichols Tioga V 1903          
    Niles Cayuga T 1833 x C DW x  
    Niskayuna Schenectady T 1809   FHKNSV DFKP x  
    Nlssequogue Suffolk V 1926          
    Norfolk St. Lawrence T 1823   OSR PF x  
    North Castle Westchester T 1788 x P FNPSW    
    North Collins Erie V 1911          
    North Collins* Erie T 1852 x   DOF x  
    North Dansvtlle Livingston T 1846       x  
    North East Dutchess T 1788 x   B    
    North Elba Essex T 1849 x   N x  
    North Greenbush Rensselaer T 1855 x fknsv BDFPS x  
    North Harmony Chautauqua T 1916 x   WZ    
    North Haven Suffolk V 1931          
    North Hempstead Nassau T 1784   DFH D    
    North Hills Nassau V 1929          
    North Hornell Steuben V 1924          
    North Hudson Essex T 1848   OR DW    
    North Norwich Chenango T 1849   DF DN x  
    North Salem Westchester T 1788 x DFNOX FNS    
    North Syracuse Onondaga V 1925          
    North Tarrytown Westchester V 1874     BS    
    North Tonawanda Niagara V 1865         incorporated as a city 1897
    North Tonawanda Niagara C 1897   NORZ FS    
    Northampton Fulton T 1799 x FP DFN    
    Northampton Monroe T 1802         name changed to Gates 1812
    North East Dutchess T 1788 x NOP BNS x  
    Northfield Monroe T 1796         name changed to Boyle 1808
    Northfield Richmond T 1788   DNV DN    
    Northfield Richmond T 1788         became 3rd Ward of the Borough of Richmond NYC 1898
    Northfield Saratoga T 1801         name changed to Edinburgh 1808
    Northport Suffolk V 1896          
    Northton Orleans T 1823         name changed to Yates 1823
    Northumberland Saratoga T 1798 x DOPS PSW    
    Northville Fulton V 1873   DFOP D    
    Norway Herkimer T 1792   OS D x  
    Norwich Chenango T 1793 x D FP x  
    Norwich Chenango V 1816         incorporated as a city 1914
    Norwich Chenango C 1914 x DF FNPS    
    Norwood St. Lawrence V 1871 x OPR      
    Nunda Livingston T 1808 x OR DF x  
    Nunda Livingston V 1839 x OR OF    
    Nyack Rockland V 1833   HNOS DNPW
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