Ballston, Saratoga County, New York Genealogy

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United States
New York
Saratoga County
Town of Ballston
Ballston, New York
Map of Saratoga County, New York highlighting Ballston
Location in Saratoga County, New York
Map of New York highlighting Saratoga County, New York
Saratoga County, New York's location in the state of New York
Founded 1788
Address 323 Charlton Rd
Ballston Spa, NY, 12020


See Town of Ballston website for a brief history and directories.


Church Records

  • 1877-1930 - Wooton, Irena M.D. "Records of St. John's Church, East Line, Town of Ballston, Saratoga County, New York," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 116, No. 3 (Jul. 1985):164-167; Vol. 116, No. 4 (Oct. 1985):228-236; Confirmations 1877-1930, Marriages 1878-1912, Baptisms 1916-1930: Vol. 117, No. 1 (Jan. 1986):34-38, 43-45, 47; Burials 1880-1918: Vol. 117, No. 2 (Apr. 1986):76-79. Digital version at New York Family History ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 116-117.
  • 1931-1944 - Wooton, Irena M.D. "Records of St. John's Mission, Diocese of Albany, East Line, Ballston Spa, New York," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Communicants 1930s-1940s, Baptisms 1931-1942, Confirmations 1931-1943, Marriages 1940-1941, Burials 1930-1944: Vol. 117, No. 3 (Jul. 1986):140-145. Digital version at New York Family History ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 117.


Additional Resources:

Saratoga County, New York History

Genealogical Resources: History of Ballston, NY


Archives, Libraries and Museums

Ballston Spa Public Library
21 Milton Avenue
Ballston Spa, NY 12020-1401
Phone: (518) 885-5022
Fax: (518) 885-2205

Genealogical Resources:Collections: Local history, directories, family histories, church and newspaper records.


Saratoga County Historical Society
6 Charlton Street
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
Phone: (518) 885-4000
Fax: (518) 885-4055

Genealogical Resources:

Central New York Genealogical Society[1]
Box 104, Calvin Station
Syracuse, New York 13205

Genealogical Resources: The Historian may provide access to obituaries, vital records, church records, maps, and family files or journals. Some historians provide search services for their office records and others may refer you to local genealogists who research in the area.

Ballston Spa Genealogy Club
Ballston Spa Library
21 Milton Ave
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
Phone: (518) 885-5022

Town Clerk

Town of Ballston,Clerk
323 Charlton Road
Ballston Spa, N.Y. 12020
Phone: 518-885-8502, Ext #10

Genealogical Resources: The Town Clerk has the records of birth, death, or marriage for the town.

Town Historian

Ballston Town Historian
Rick Reynolds
Phone: 518-399-6778
Facebook page

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Ballston, Saratoga County, New York Genealogy check:

  • Gordon L. Remington, New York Towns, Villages, and Cities: A Guide to Genealogical Sources (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2002). American Ancestors online edition; At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974.7 D27r. Alphabetical list including date founded, if a town history exists, church and cemetery sources, and if a Civil War register (TCR) exists. The codes used under Church and Cemetery are defined in the link above the listing of towns, cities and villages.

Vital Records


  1. Central New York Genealogical Society at (accessed 2 May 2018).