The Cortland County Historian is responsible for researching, collecting and preserving local historical records and properties to advance the knowledge, understanding and appreciation of Cortland County's heritage. Work also involves presenting programs of a historical nature to local groups, as well as preparing articles for historical publications. Work is performed under the general direction of the County Legislature.
Cortland County and Villages within the County do not maintain birth, marriage or death records. Those records can be accessed by contacting individual towns for the information. The links below may assist you in obtaining information on how to obtain copies, and the cost to do so if available.