Town of Yates - 1822


The Town of Yates was formed on April 17, 1822. It is located in the northwest corner of Orleans County on Lake Ontario. The Town Of Yates is 7-3/4 miles across from east to west and 5 miles across from north to south. The village of Lyndonville is located here as well as the hamlets Yates Center, Shadigee and Ashville which borders on the Town of Carlton line. Two of the earliest settlers were George Houseman & John Eaton.


Cemeteries

Lynhaven & Yates Center are still active.


Census Records

1830 / 1850 / 1855 / 1865 / 1875 / 1880 / 1890 / 1892 / 1900 / 1915 / 1930


Town Clerk

Brenda B. Donald

8 South Main Street
Lyndonville, New York 14098
Phone: 585-765-9716
Fax: 585-765-2961
Email: bbd@rochester.rr.com
Hours: M - T - Th - F 9 - 12:30 & 1:30 - 4:30, Wed 9 - 12:30 & 7 - 9 pm

Vital Statistics records start in 1883


Town Historian

Scott Goetz

S. Main St.
Lyndonville, NY 14098
Phone: 585-765-9716


Yates Community Library

15 N. Main Street - PO Box 485
Lyndonville, New York 14098
Phone # 585-765-9041
FAX # 585-765-9527

Dir: Jean Bogue
Email: jbogue@nioga.org

HOURS:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m. Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
The Library is closed Wednesday and Sunday

Available on microfilm:
1906 - 1962 Lyndonville Enterprise Newspaper

Available on computer:
Lynhaven Cemetery Records



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