Keene, Essex County, New York Genealogy

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United States
New York
Essex County
Town of Keene


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Town Clerk

Ellen S. Estes
10892 NYS Route 9N
PO Box 89
Keene, NY 12942
Phone: 518-576-4444
The Town Clerk has the records of birth, death, or marriage for the Town.

Town Historian

Janet Hall
PO Box 751
Keene Valley, NY 12943
Phone: 518-576-9550
Hours: Monday and Wednesday, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.; Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Collection: Historic photographs, clippings, albums with house histories, and some genealogical information.
Restrictions: Available by appointment

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Keene, Essex 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