Cayuga County Historical Court Records

Records Available for Research

Minutes/Records of the County Court, 1845-present
Minutes/Records of the Court of General Sessions, 1794-1849
Minutes/Records of the Supreme Court, 1855-present
Minutes/Records of the Oyer and Terminer Courts, 1794-1899
Minutes/Records of the Court of Common Pleas, 1794-1847
Naturalization Records


Cayuga County Clerk’s Office
160 Genesee Street, 1st Floor
Auburn, NY 13021

  • County Court criminal records in paper for the years 2014-2020, digital records 2021-present.
  • Supreme Court digital records are available in office for 2011-present.

Cayuga County Records Center
Court Street
Auburn, NY 13021

  • County Court prior to 2013 in paper format
  • Surrogate’s 1797-2003 in film and digital format, paper 2004-2013
  • Supreme Court 1855-2010 in paper, books, and film formats
  • All other records are in paper, books formats

Other Records of Historical Interest

Circuit Court Minutes, 1797-1846
Common Rule Book, 1805-1850

Accessing County Records

In accordance with the CPLR, County Clerks receive a fee for copies of $.65 per page/minimum $1.30. The Cayuga County Clerk’s Office does require that assistance be provided when copying records from books. Digital photography is not allowed.

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