Waterford, Saratoga County, New York Genealogy

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Waterford, New York
Map of Saratoga County highlighting Waterford
Location in Saratoga County
Map of New York highlighting Saratoga County
Saratoga County's location in the state of New York
Founded 1816
Address 65 Broad St, Waterford, NY 12188
Website: town.waterford.ny.us/



40 Middletown Road, Waterford, NY Cemetery Phone: 518-237-4023 Parishioners from St. Joseph's Parish, 65 Congress Street, Cohoes, NY are buried in this cemetery.

Middletown Rd, Waterford, NY

Middletown Rd, Waterford, NY Contact St. Michael's Parish, 36 Page Avenue, Cohoes, NY Parish Phone: 518-237-5151

Photos of gravestones in Waterford Rural Cemetery are in New York Gravestones.org

Church Records


Additional Resources:

Saratoga County, New York History

Genealogical Resources: History of Waterford, NY


Archives, Libraries and Museums

Waterford Public Library
117 Third Street
Waterford, NY 12188-1939
Phone: (518) 237-0891
Fax: (518) 237-2568
E-mail: watpublibrary@gmail.com

Waterford Historical Museum & Cultural Center
2 Museum Lane
Waterford, NY 12188
Phone: (518) 238-0809


Saratoga County Historical Society
6 Charlton Street
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
Phone: (518) 885-4000
Fax: (518) 885-4055
E-mail: info@brooksidemuseum.org

Genealogical Resources:

Waterford Maritime Historical Society
PO Box 476
Waterford, NY 12188
E-mail: info@waterfordmaritime.org

Genealogical Resources: Site dedicated to the use of the canal system throughout the area. Waterford is known as "The Gateway to the New York State Canal System".

Town Clerk

Waterford Town Clerk
Darlene a. Dziarcak
Waterford Town Hall
65 Broad Street
Waterford, NY 12188
Phone: 518-235-8282
Email: dziarcakd@town.waterford.ny.us
The Town Clerk has the records of birth, death, or marriage for the town.

Town Historian

Waterford Town Historian
Brad Utter
Phone: 518-238-0809

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Waterford, 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