Westchester County
Genealogical Society

P.O. Box 518
White Plains, NY 10603-0518

Last Modified: November 16, 2008
This information was originally compiled by David Clarke


Genealogical Resources

Introduction

Focus On

Westchester County resources

Towns and Cities:
Bedford, Cortlandt, Eastchester, Greenburgh, Harrison, Lewisboro, Mamaroneck,
Mt Kisco, Mt Pleasant, Mt Vernon, New Castle, New Rochelle, North Castle,
North Salem, Ossining, Peekskill, Pelham, Pound Ridge, Rye (City), Rye (Town),
Scarsdale, Somers, White Plains, Yonkers, Yorktown.


Introduction

The following list of genealogical resources for Westchester County, NY has been prepared as a reference to aid you in your research. The first section covers those areas at the county level, followed by the various towns and cities of Westchester County. Beneath the towns, are listed incorporated villages or unincorporated areas just associated with a particular post office.


Focus On ...

Since March 1996, the WCGS newsletter has run a series of articles, entitled "Focus on ...", highlighting additional historical and genealogical information about particular areas of Westchester County. Those areas that have been highlighted are indicated with FOCUS ON and the issue in which it appeared.  Reprints from the newsletters are available for $2 each. Send your request along with a check (made out to WCGS) and a Self-Addressed, Stamped Envelope (SASE) to: Nancy Augustowski, 960 Washington Street, Peekskill, NY 10566. Be sure to include in your request the name of the town or village and the date of the issue. For the articles that appeared in the Westchester Connections, please see the home page for ordering the volume of the journal. The "Focus on..." articles already issued are listed below with the date of issuance shown in brackets.

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Westchester County

Westchester County Clerk

110 Grove Street
White Plains, NY 10601
(914) 285-3080

Westchester County Archives

2199 Saw Mill River Road
Elmsford, NY 10523
(914) 592-1925

Westchester County Surrogates Court

111 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd - 19th fl
White Plains, NY 10601
(914) 824-5656


Westchester County Genealogical Society

P.O. Box 518
White Plains, NY 10603-0518


Westchester County Historical Society

2199 Saw Mill River Road
Elmsford, NY 10523
(914) 592-4323


Westchester Library System

 

Family History Center, L.D.S.

This is a list of those Family History Centers located within Westchester County only. Other centers do exist in the Tri-State area (NY, CT, NJ), as well as many other areas.

You can now search the catalogs of the Family History Centers on the Internet at their web site: http://www.familysearch.org/


Newspapers


USGenWeb


American Local History Network


Books


Surrounding Counties/Towns

The counties surrounding Westchester County, listed from the county immediately to the north, and then clockwise, are:

  1. Putnam
    1. Philipstown
    2. Putnam Valley
    3. Carmel
    4. Southeast
  2. Fairfield, Connecticut
    1. Ridgefield
    2. Wilton
    3. New Canaan
    4. Stamford
    5. Greenwich
  3. Nassau
  4. Bronx
  5. Bergen, New Jersey
  6. Rockland
  7. Orange

Towns and Cities

Bedford 10506

Bedford Hills 10507
Katonah 10536

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Cortlandt

Buchanan 10511
Crompond 10517
Croton-on-Hudson 10520
Crugers 10521
Montrose 10548
Verplanck 10596

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Eastchester 10709 FOCUS ON(November, 1998)

Bronxville 10708 FOCUS ON(December 1998/January 1999)
Tuckahoe 10707

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Greenburgh

Ardsley 10502 FOCUS ON(January,1997)
Ardsley-on-Hudson 10503
Dobbs Ferry 10522 FOCUS ON(October & November 2002)
Elmsford 10523
Hartsdale 10530
Hastings-on-Hudson 10706
Irvington 10533 FOCUS ON(April, 1999)
Tarrytown 10591 FOCUS ON(April, 1996)

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Harrison 10528 FOCUS ON(October,1997)


Purchase 10577 FOCUS ON(October,1997)

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Lewisboro

Cross River 10518
Goldens Bridge 10526
Waccabuc 10597

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Mamaroneck 10543 FOCUS ON(March,1997)

Larchmont 10538 FOCUS ON(April, 1997)
Mamaroneck 10543 FOCUS ON(March, 1997)

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Mt Kisco 10549 FOCUS ON(March, 1998)

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Mt Pleasant FOCUS ON(September,1996)

Hawthorne 10532 FOCUS ON(September,1996)
Pleasantville 10570 FOCUS ON(October,1996)
Sleepy Hollow 10591 (formerly known as North Tarrytown) FOCUS ON(September,1996)
Thornwood 10594 FOCUS ON(September,1996)
Valhalla 10595 FOCUS ON(September,1996)

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Mt Vernon 1055*

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New Castle FOCUS ON(February,1998)

Chappaqua 10514 FOCUS ON(February,1998)
Millwood 10546 FOCUS ON(February,1998)

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New Rochelle

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North Castle FOCUS ON(January,1998)

Armonk 10504 FOCUS ON(January,1998)
Banksville FOCUS ON(January,1998)
North White Plains FOCUS ON(January,1998)

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North Salem 10560

Croton Falls 10519
Purdys 10579

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Ossining 10562 FOCUS ON(March,1996)

Briarcliff Manor 10510 FOCUS ON(December,1997)
Maryknoll 10545
Ossining (village) 10562 FOCUS ON(March,1996)
Scarborough 10510 FOCUS ON(December,1997)

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Peekskill FOCUS ON(February,1997)

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Pelham FOCUS ON(May, 1999)

Pelham (village) 10803 FOCUS ON(May, 1999)
Pelham Manor

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Pound Ridge 10576 FOCUS ON(March, 1999)

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Rye (City) 10580 FOCUS ON(May,1996)

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Rye (Town) 10580

Port Chester 10573 FOCUS ON(November,1997)
Rye Brook FOCUS ON(November,1997)

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Scarsdale 10583 FOCUS ON(October, 1998)

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Somers 10589 FOCUS ON("Connections 1998")

Amawalk 10501
Baldwin Place 10505
Granite Springs 10527
Lincolndale 10540
Shenorock 10587

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White Plains 106* FOCUS ON(June 1996)

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Yonkers 107* FOCUS ON(February, 1999)

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Yorktown FOCUS ON(November/December,1996)

Mohegan Lake 10547
Shrub Oak 10588
Yorktown Heights 10598

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