Poestenkill, Rensselaer County, New York Genealogy

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Poestenkill, New York
Map of New York highlighting Rensselaer County
Rensselaer County's location in the state of New York
Founded 1848
Website: www.townofpoestenkillny.org/

Quick Facts



Church Records



Archives, Libraries and Museums

Poestenkill Library
9 Plank Road
P.O. Box 305
Poestenkill, NY 12140
Phone: 518-283-3721
Fax: 518-283-5618


Poestenkill Historical Society
PO Box 140
Poestenkill, NY 12140
The Town Historian is the contact person for the society.

Town Clerk

Town Clerk
38 Davis Drive
PO Box 210
Poestenkill, NY 12140
Phone: 518-283-5100

Town Historian

Town Historian
P. O. Box 210
Poestenkill, NY 12140

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Poestenkill, 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