Contact us: (607) 547-2411

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

Application for copy of an Acknowledgement of Paternity

Application for a copy of a Death Certificate

Application for a Genealogical Search




Parking Permit Application 2015


App to Use Village Parks


App to Use Village Fire Hall


App to Use Village Property

Procedures for Closing a Village Street


App to Alter Village Property (Curb Cut)


App to Hang a Banner across Main Street


App for Special Event Parking on Private Property


App for Special Event Vending


App for Outdoor Eating Area


App to Display Merchandise on Private Property


App to Hawk, Solicit & Peddle


Other Forms

Hold Harmless Agreement – General

FD Coverage Notification Form



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