Covert, Seneca County, New York Genealogy

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Church Records


Archives, Libraries and Museums


Interlaken Public Library
P.O. Box 317
8390 Main Street
Interlaken, New York 14847
Phone: 607-532-4341
Hours: Monday 9 am - noon and 5:30 - 7 pm
Tuesday and Thursday 1 - 5 pm and 7 - 8:30 pm
Wednesday and Saturday 9 am - noon


The Farmers' Museum and New Historical Society Museum
For address and phone numbers see the Interlachen Historical Society.


Interlaken Historical Society
P.O. Box 270
Interlaken, New York 14847
Phone: 607-532-8899 or 607-532-9227

Town Clerk

Covert Town Clerk
P.O. Box 265
Interlaken, New York 14847-0265
Phone: 607-532-8358

Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 10 am - 5 pm
Thursday 10 am - 6 pm and by appointment.

The Covert Town Clerk has birth, marriage and death records beginning in approximately 1830.  The town clerk has a computer database to search for records by surname, but this database can only be accessed by the Covert Town Clerk.  There are also early tax books which can be viewed in person, but the clerk will only provide access to these records, the town clerk will not perform the searches in these records.  The Covert Town Clerk's Office is located at 8469 South Main, Interlaken, New York.  The Covert Town Clerk welcomes email inquiries; however, record requests will typically require a form to be filled out an mailed along with any applicable fees.

Town Historian

Covert Town Historian
P.O. Box 35
Interlachen, New York 14847
Phone: 607-532-9227

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Covert, Seneca 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