Dutchess County Genealogical Society

Locality: Town of Rhinebeck

Registrar: Town Clerk
Town Clerk's Office
80 E. Market St.
Rhinebeck, NY
Hours: M - F 9am - 3pm
Mailing Address:
Town Clerk's Office
80 E. Market St.
Rhinebeck, NY 12572
Phone: 845-876-3409

You can visit the office of the clerk to get a vital record.
Depending on the time frame of the request, you may get it the same day.
Records available:                                        
Births: from 1894
Deaths: from 1894
Marriages: from 1894
Vital records for the 1849-1850 time period:
not answered
Indexed: Yes, by name
Cost of records
Certified: $10
Uncertified: $11

They will respond to a request for a record
without an exact date, subject to the fee
schedule that the New York State Department
of Health uses.

You may request vital records in person with proper identification, or by mail.

Please include SASE.
Sending money with your request is preferable.
It is acceptable to use the New York State Genealogy Application form to request a record, but not necessary (the town does not have an official form of its own).

The record sent to you is a photocopy of the original entry on safety paper.

It usually takes 10 days to answer a written request for a record.

(Updated November 2005)