Records Retention Center Response to COVID-19

Updated 3/17/20

The County Records Retention Center on Court Street in Auburn will be staffed, but will be closed to the public until further notice. Records may be obtained via email or call 315-253-1037 from 9 am - 4 pm Monday through Friday.


The Records Retention Center provides centralized organization, maintenance, and secure storage for inactive and archival records of all Cayuga County Departments and Cayuga County Courts. Physical records that reside in this office remain under the custody of the department that created them. Questions about individual record series should be directed to the department of origin. Please feel free to contact this office for instruction in finding the appropriate department.

Copy Fees

Copy fees for records held by the County Clerk are $0.65 each with $1.30 minimum charge. 

The fee for a Marriage record search (years 1908-1936) is $22.00. 

Copies for any other record series are $0.25 per image plus postage.

The research and copy fees cited on this website are effective on May 19, 2011 and are subject to change without notice.

Check or Money Orders

All checks or money orders should be made payable to the Cayuga County Clerk.