This page is meant to provide links to "official" resources that you can contact and/or visit for more information. Check out our Links page as well, for other possible resources or places of interest found on the internet. If you know of a link that should be included here, please contact me!

Historical and/or Genealogical Societies or Museums

Preservation Buffalo Niagara - Website - formerly the Landmark Society of the Niagara Frontier

Niagara County Historical Society - Website
Niagara County Genealogical Society - Website

Cambria Historical Society - Website
Historical Association of Lewiston - Website , Facebook
Newfane Historical Society - Website
Town of Niagara / Historical Society - Barbara Nardaowski / (716) 284-5733
      Town of Niagara School District #2, National Historic Place (location of the Historical Society)
Town of Porter / Historical Society - Website - info near bottom of the historian's page
Town of Royalton Historical Society - Facebook
North Tonawanda History Museum - Website, or easier loading entry page
Somerset Historical Society - Website
Sanborn Area Historical Society - Website
Historical Society of the Tonawandas - Website
Town of Wilson Historical Society - Website

National Register of Historic Places in Niagara County - Wiki page

Official County Government Website


County Historian

Catherine L. Emerson
Website - gives contact info, hours, etc.
Facebook - nice postings of historical/genealogical interest

Town/City/Village Historians

Town of Cambria / Historian - Website
Town of Hartland / Historian - Website
Town of Lockport / Historian - Website
Town of Niagara / Historian - Dorothy Rolling / (716) 297-6601
Town of Porter / Historian - Website
Town of Royalton / Historian - Website
Town of Somerset / Historian - Website

Village of Middleport / Historian - Website

City of Niagara Falls / Historian - Website
City of North Tonawanda / Historian - Website

County Clerk

Wayne F. Jagow

Town/City/Village Clerks

Town of Cambria / Clerk - Website
Town of Hartland / Clerk - Website
Town of Lewiston / Clerk - Website
Town of Lockport / Clerk - Website
Town of Newfane / Clerk - Website
Town of Niagara / Clerk - Website
Town of Pendleton / Clerk - Website
Town of Porter / Clerk - Website
Town of Royalton / Clerk - Website
Town of Somerset / Clerk - Website
Town of Wheatfield / Clerk - Website
Town of Wilson / Clerk - Website

Village of Barker / Clerk - Website
Village of Lewiston / Clerk - Website
Village of Middleport / Clerk - Website
Village of Youngstown / Clerk - Website
Village of Wilson / Clerk - Website

City of North Tonawanda / Clerk - Website

Official Town/City/Village websites

Town of Cambria - Website
Town of Hartland - Website
Town of Lewiston - Website
Town of Lockport - Website
Town of Newfane - Website
Town of Niagara - Website
Town of Pendleton - Website
Town of Porter - Website
Town of Royalton - Website
Town of Somerset - Website
Town of Wheatfield - Website
Town of Wilson - Website

Village of Barker - Website
Village of Lewiston - Website
Village of Middleport - Website
Village of Wilson - Website
Village of Youngstown - Website

City of Lockport - Website

City of Niagara Falls - Website

City of North Tonawanda - Website

Niagara County Courts



New York State Public Libraries in Niagara County - Clickable map
Niagara County Community College Library
Niagara University Library
Buffalo and Erie County Library ("next door")
New York State Library (Albany) Genealogy Page