Dutchess County Genealogical Society

Locality: Town of Poughkeepsie

Registrar: Town Clerk
Town Offices
1 Overocker Road
Poughkeepsie, NY
Hours: 8am - 4pm
Mailing Address:
Susan Miller, Town Clerk
1 Overocker Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Phone: 845-485-3620

You can visit the office of the clerk and get a vital record the same day you request it. You can fill out the official town form at that time. You will need a driver's license for ID.
Records available:                                        
Births: from 1882
Deaths: from 1882
Marriages: from 1882
Indexed: By date
Cost of records
Certified: $11 with exact date; $22 without exact date
Uncertified: $22 per NYS Dept. of Health
Genealogy Search regulations

You may request vital records in person or by mail. When ordering by mail, please use an official town form. The applicant's signature must be notarized.

Please include SASE.
Include a money order made out to the Town of Poughkeepsie.

The record sent to you is abstracted information filled in on a standard form and stamped "genealogical purposes only" with no seal.

It usually takes 1 day to answer a written request for a single record.
Numerous requests may take 1-4 days to fill.

(Updated November 2005)