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Church Records


Additional Resources:

Town of Austerlitz

Genealogical Resources: Austerlitz Town History

USGennet - Columbia County

Genealogical Resources: A brief history on Austerlitz, Columbia County, New York by Capt. Franklin Ellis, 1878.


Civil War

USGenNet - Columbia County

Genealogical Resources: A list of men from the Town of Austerlitz that served in the Civil War. This is based on the 1878 history by Captain Franklin Ellis.


Archives, Libraries and Museums

The town of Austerlitz does not have a library but check out the Mid-Hudson Library System, of which Columbia County is a part of, to locate the towns close to Austerlitz that have public libraries.

Chatham Public Library
11 Woodbridge Ave
Chatham, NY 12037-1399
Phone: 518-392-3666


Austerlitz Historical Society
Gail Cashen, President
P. O. Box 144
Austerlitz, New York 12017
Phone: (518) 392-0062

The Society collects artifacts, photos and memorabilia relating to the Town.

Columbia County Historical Society
c/o Columbia County Museum & Library
5 Albany Avenue
PO Box 311
Kinderhook, NY 12106
Phone: 518-758-9265

Town Clerk

Town of Austerlitz, Clerk
PO Box 238
Spencertown, NY 12165
Phone: (518)392-3260 ext. 300
Fax: (518)392-9350

Town Historian

Sally Light, Historian
P.O. Box 17
Austerlitz NY 12017
Phone: 518-392-4270
Fax: 518-392-6028

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Austerlitz, New York check:

  • Gordon L. Remington, New York Towns, Villages, and Cities: A Guide to Genealogical Sources (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2002). American Ancestors online edition; At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974.7 D27r. Alphabetical list including date founded, if a town history exists, church and cemetery sources, and if a Civil War register (TCR) exists. The codes used under Church and Cemetery are defined in the link above the listing of towns, cities and villages.

Vital Records




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