Looking to recapture your family history?  You are welcome to stop in to use our microfilm newspaper records, materials in the archives, and the resources below.  You may also search old newspapers from the comfort of your own home.  Our archivist is available to assist you in your research.  

If you have a question please call at 315-393-4325 or fill out the form.

For historic pictures of Ogdensburg, click here.

We do not have and cannot obtain legal records such as: birth certificates, marriage certificates or death certificates. 

If you are seeking these items please contact:

 Cathy Jock Email City Clerk

330 Ford St.Ogdensburg, NY  13669

Ph: (315) 393-3540
Fx: (315) 393-1136

Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 4:00 pm

The City of Ogdensburg Historian is: 

Julie Madlin Email  Facebook  Youtube

Phone: (315) 393-3540

Useful Links

American Family Immigration History Center
Ancestry.com can be accessed free at the Ogdensburg Public Library public computers.
Cyndi’s List
National Center for Health Statistics
NYS Historic Newspapers
Old Fulton New York Postcards, site contains St. Lawrence County newspapers
Other databases available through the North Country Library System
Roots Web
St. Lawrence County Historical Association
St. Lawrence-Lewis School Library System Collection collection consists of high school yearbooks from area high schools.
The USGenWeb Project
USA People Search Genealogy page
Vital Records Information

(Links provided as a service only.  The library does not endorse or guarantee any information found off-site.)