Petersburg, Rensselaer County, New York Genealogy

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United States
New York
Rensselaer County
Town of Petersburgh
Petersburgh, New York
Map of Rensselaer County, New York highlighting Petersburgh
Location in Rensselaer County, New York
Map of New York highlighting Rensselaer County, New York
Rensselaer County, New York's location in the state of New York
Founded 1791


Church Records


Archives, Libraries and Museums

Petersburgh Public Library
69 Main Street (Route 2)
Petersburgh, NY 12138
Phone: 518-658-2927


Town Clerk

Town Clerk
P.O. Box 125
Petersburgh, NY 12138
Phone: 518-658-3777 Ex. 10

Town Historian

Petersburgh Town Historian[1]
296 Potter Hill Road
Petersburgh, NY 12138
Phone: 518-658-2963

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Petersburg, Rensselaer 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. USGenWeb Project. Rensselaer County Municipal Historians, (accessed 15 December 2011).