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The Cayuga County NY
Historian's Office is a
proud member of the
National Underground Railroad
Network To Freedom Program


Please come see us in our new location:

10 Court St.
Auburn, NY 13021

If you have any questions about the move or the new offices, please call the County Clerk at 253-1248


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The Cayuga County Historian's Office has name indexed the New York State Census records (Head of Household) for 1855, 1865, 1875, 1892, and 1905.

These returns differ from the federal in several categories: relation to head of household, county of birth (if NY), and how many years they have resided in the town.

A copy of the return can be obtained at our office for a low fee of $5 (including postage)!

The 1875 Name Only Index is on our site.


Link To 'Local Historical Societies'

Link To 'UGRR Links'

Link To 'Quacker History'

Link To 'Brick Friends House'

Link To 'Sennett Federated Church History'

Link To 'Books & Gifts for Sale'

Link To 'G.A.R. Roster Lists'

Link To 'County History'

Link To Family Files Info

Link To Genealogy

Link To Local History Books

Link To 'Events scrapbook'

Link To Local Newspaper Collections
Link To 'Now & Then'
Link To 'Research Resources'
Link To 'Vital Records Info Form Letter'
Link To 'Who?What?Where?When?'

10 Court Street
Auburn, NY 13021
(315) 253-1300
Directions (#7)
Hours - January thru May and September thru December:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 9am-5pm
Wednesday-Closed Jan. thru April & Sept. thru Dec.
(Wednesday 9am -1pm in May)

Summer hours in June, July & August

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 8am-4pm
Wednesdays 8-12

Office Staff

Linda Frank, County Historian
Nancy Assmann, Secretary
Jessica Armstrong, Librarian

The Cayuga County Historian's Office provides information and services to historical organizations, Town and Village Historians and the general public. They maintain an extensive on- site resource library and historical compilations that relate to all aspects of the history of Cayuga County, New York. The staff of the Cayuga County Historian's Office spends considerable time assisting researchers who wish to learn more about the proud history or family genealogy within Cayuga County. They also actively work with various organizations to promote the utilization and preservation of historical sites and resources throughout the county.

The Cayuga County Historian's Office under takes activities primarily in the following categories.
Promote The Utilization And Preservation Of Historical Resources In Cayuga County, NY
Prepare Compilations Of Records and Items Helpful In Cayuga County History And Genealogy Research
Administration of New York State Regulations And Guidelines Pursuant To County, Town & Village Historians, Historical Records And Items
Service and Support to Local Historical Organizations And Officials
The Cayuga County NY Historian's Office is the repository for the research material related to the report: Uncovering The Freedom Trail In Auburn and Cayuga County, New York

 Town Index To Cayuga County In The 1875 NY State Census ||  Books/Postcards & Gifts For Sale  ||  Charles Loring Elliott || Cayuga County  Clerk's Office  Cayuga County History
||  County Government Homepage  || County Cemetery Location Maps || County Historian's Office Homepage  ||  Cayuga County NYGenWeb Project ||   Cayuga County Office Of Records Management ||   DAR Rededication Of Grave At Sherwood  ||  Directions & Maps To Our Office  ||  Early History Of Friends  ||  Emily Howland Recalls The Abolitionist Movement ||  Family Files  || G.A.R. Post Roster Lists ||   Genealogy Research Requests  || Genealogy Research Request Form in Adobe PDF Format   ||   1908 Letter From Emily Howland To Miss Putnam  ||  Letter From Samuel C. Cuyler To Emily Howland - October 31, 1851 ||  Local History Book Collection  ||  Local Newspaper Collection  ||  Newspaper Collections On Microfilm  ||  Now & Then Series  || Town-Village-City Historians ||  Record Of Slaves In Scipio NY 1801-1837  ||  Research Resources  ||  Sennett Federated Church History  || Trial Of William Freeman || Underground, Abolitionism & African American Links  || Following The Freedom Trail In Auburn & Cayuga County NY ||   Vital Records Research  ||  Who, What, Where, When  ||  

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