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Village Clerk

The Village Clerk handles many aspects of Village business. Vital records, which include Birth and Death Records, for both the Village of Cooperstown and the Town of Otsego are on file with the Village Clerk.

Accessing birth, death and paternity records require an application, appropriate identification and search fee. These records may be obtained by mail or in person. These records are not public and cannot be accessed unless the applicant has legal right to them.

Applications and complete directions may be downloaded below. For additional information regarding Vital Records please contact the Village Office.

Contact Information:

Village of Cooperstown
Attention: Village Clerk
P.O. Box 346, 22 Main Street
Cooperstown, NY 13326
(607) 547-2411

Related Files


Application for a Birth Certificate

Applicaiton for copy of an Acknowledgement of Paternity

Application for a copy of a Death Certificate

Application for a Genealogical Search



Application to Use Village Fire Hall

Application to Use Village Parks

Application ot Use Village Property


Application for Downtown Paid Parking Permit


Banner Permit Application

Curb Cut Permit Application

Hawking Permit Application

Special Event Parking on Private Property Permit Application

Vending Permit Application

Application for Outdoor Eating Area



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