Niagara County


Niagara County NYGenWeb is a free genealogical site about the history of the county. We hope you find helpful clues for your research of ancestors and relatives of Niagara County.

Please consider contributing your pieces of Niagara County family history. Corrections, updates, and additions to this site are always welcome. Our combined efforts can make this a great site for all who visit!

A special note of thanks to past coordinators Lisa Slaski, Ellen Seebacher, Chris Andrle, Maureen Higgins Seifter, and Vee Housman; and to past major contributors Robin Brown, John Ladwig, and Nancy Sampson!

County Co-Coordinators: Carissa Smith & Norma Hass

State Co-Coordinators: Robert G. Sullivan & Tim Stowell

County Formation

Niagara County was established in 1808. The boundaries were carved from Genesee County. The county seat was Lewiston until relocated in 1823 to Lockport.

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