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Extinct New York Counties:
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County Name

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Factual information

Province of New York (renamed and partitioned). see Washington Co..
Province of New York (transferred to Massachusetts in 1686).
Province of New York (claimed by and transferred to Vermont, unclear if ever
         implemented or administered).
Province of New York (transferred to Massachusetts in 1691).
(claimed by and transferred to Vermont, unclear if ever implemented or administered).
(renamed and partitioned). see Montgomery Co.
Province of New York (original English Co., partitioned in 1683 into Kings, Queens (including modern Nassau), Suffolk, Richmond and Westchester (including modern Bronx) counties.)

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Genealogical/Historical Commissions, Societies and Museums:
  Please click on graphic below, " " (if present)  for the entire GHLL county "package"

(To list a local society, please contact us.)

County Name

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Society Name and Location

Berne Historical Society (Berne, NY)
Historic Albany Foundation (Albany, NY)
Almond Historical Society (Almond, NY)

Bronx County Historical Society & Museum (Bronx, NY)
Broome County Historical Society (Binghamton, NY)
Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society (Buffalo, NY)

Brooklyn Historical Society (Cattaraugus, NY)
Painted Hills Genealogy Society (Cattaraugus, NY)
Chautauqua County Genealogical Society (Fredonia, NY)
Chautauqua County Historical Society (Westfield, NY)
Chautauqua County Historical Society (Blog) (Westfield, NY)
Cayuga Co. Historian's Office (Auburn, NY)
Cayuga-Owasco Lakes Historical Society (Moravia, NY)
Civic Heritage Historical Society (Cato, NY)
Frontenac Historical Society & Museum (Union Springs, NY)
Howland Stone Store Museum (Sherwood, NY)
Lock 52 Historical Society of Port Byron, NY (Port Byron, NY)
Old Brutus Historical Society (Weedsport, NY)
Rural Life Museum & Genoa Historical Association (Genoa & King Ferry, NY)
Sterling Historical Society & Museum (Sterling & Fair Haven, NY)
Chenango County Historical Society (Norwich, NY)
Chenango County Historical Society Museum (Norwich, NY)
Clinton County Genealogical Society (Plattsburgh, NY)
Clinton County Historical Association (Plattsburgh, NY)

Delaware County Historical Association (Delhi, NY)
Delaware County Historical Association (FaceBook) (Delhi, NY)
Historical Society of the Town of Middletown (Middletown, NY)
Dutchess County Historical Society (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Little Nine Partners Historical Society (Pine Plains, NY)

Buffalo & Erie Co. Historical Society (Buffalo, NY)
Essex Co. Historical Society & Museum (Elizabethtown, NY)

Franklin Co. Historical and Museum Society (Malone, NY)
Fulton Co. Historical Society & Museum (Gloversville, NY)
Johnstown Historical Society (Johnstown, NY)

Genesee Area Genealogy Society (Batavia, NY)
Genesee Co. Historians (multiple townships, NY)

Herkimer Co. Historical Society (Herkimer, NY)

Jefferson Co. Historical Society & Museum (Watertown, NY)

African Atlantic Genealogical Society (Brooklyn, NY)
Brooklyn Historical Society (Brooklyn, NY)
Italian Historical Society of America (Brooklyn, NY)
Jewish Genealogical Society (Brooklyn, NY)

Livingston Co. Historical Soc. & Museum (Geneseo, NY)

Madison Co. Historical Society & Museum (Oneida, NY)
Rochester Genealogical Society, Inc. (Rochester, NY)
Rochester Historical Society (Rochester, NY)
Heritage & Genealogical Society of Montgomery Co. (Fonda, NY)

Nassau County Historical Society (Garden City, NY)
Holland Society of New York (New York City, Manhattan Borough, NY)
New York Genealogical & Biographical Society (New York City, NY)
New York Historical Society and Museum (New York City, NY)
Tenement Museum (New York City, NY)
World Trade Center Museum & Memorial (New York City, NY)
Niagara Co. Historical Society (Lockport, NY)

Oneida County Historical Society (Utica, NY)
Onondaga Historical Association Museum & Research Center (Syracuse, NY)
Ontario Co. Historical Society & Museum (Canandaigua, NY)
Orange County Genealogical Society (Goshen, NY)
Orange County Historical Society (Arden, NY)
Orleans County Genealogical Society (Albion, NY)
New York State Historical Association (Cooperstown, NY)
Northern New York Library Network (Named Townships, NY)

Town of Carmel Historical Society (Mahopac, NY)

Queens Historical Society & Museum (Flushing, NY)

Sandy Ground Historical Museum (New City, NY)
Genealogical Society of Rockland Co. (New City, NY)
Historical Society of Rockland Co. (New City, NY)

Schoharie Co. Historical Society (Schoharie, NY)
Schuyler Co. Historical Society (Montour Falls, NY)
Seneca Falls Historical Society (Seneca Falls, NY)
Steuben Co. Historical Society (Bath, NY)
Suffolk Co. Historical Society (Riverhead, NY)
Sullivan Co. Historical Society (Hurleyville, NY)

Tioga Co. Historical Society (Owego, NY)
The History Center (Ithaca, NY)

D & H Canal Historical Society (High Falls, NY)
Ulster Co. Genealogical Society (Hurley, NY)

Warren Co. Historical Society (Queensbury, NY)
Washington Co. Historical Society (Fort Edward, NY)
Wayne Co. Historical Society (Lyons, NY)
Historical Societies of Wayne Co. (Multiple townships, NY)
Westchester Co. Historical Society (Elmsford, NY, NY)
Wyoming Co. Historical Museums (multiple townships, NY)

Yates County Genealogical and Historical Society (Penn Yan, NY)

— Serving multiple areas —
   American Jewish Historical Society - The American Jewish Historical Society provides
         access to more than 25 million documents and 50,000 books, photographs, art and
         artifacts that reflect the history of the Jewish presence in the United States from
         1654 to the present.
Brooklyn Historical Society - Serving Cattaraugus, Delaware and Kings Counties.
Genealogy Federation of Long Island - The Federation is comprised of fifteen local
         genealogy organizations.
Hispanic Genealogy Center of New York - Grand Central Station, P.O. Box 3009, New York,
         NY 10163
New York Genealogical and Biographical Society - If your ancestors were among the first
         Europeans or Africans who came to New Netherland, or the Native Americans who
         were already living here, or whether they were among the long stream of
         immigrants from all over the world who came in the subsequent years, the G&B is
         here to help you learn more about those ancestors and the world in which they lived.
Painted Hills Genealogy Society - Covering the entire Painted Hills Area of Western
         New York and Northwestern Pennsylvania.

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