Avoca, New York

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United StatesGotoarrow.png New YorkGotoarrow.png Steuben CountyGotoarrow.pngTown of Avoca


Church Records


Archives, Libraries and Museums

Avoca Free Library
18 N. Main Street
Avoca, NY 14809
Phone: 607-566-9279
Fax: 607-566-9279


Avoca Historical Society[1]
4185 Country Route 70
Avoca, NY 14809
Phone: 607-566-2884

Genealogical Resources: Newsletter of Avoca Historical Society, four times per year.

Steuben County Historical Society
1 Cohocton Street
PO Box 349
Bath, New York 14810
Phone:(607) 776-9930

Genealogical Resources:

  • Genealogical records
  • Steuben County Census index
  • Burial records
  • Newspapers 1831-1960 on microfilm
  • Indexed abstracts of Steuben County Sorrogate records of probate 1790-1900

Town Clerk

Town of Avoca, Clerk[1]
3 Chase Stret
Avoca, NY 14809
Phone: 607-566-2152 Email: avocatownclerk@stny.rr.com

Town Historians

Peter Gledhill, Historian
PO Box 223
Avoca, NY 14809
Phone: 607-566-2282

Judith Wightman, Historian
5049 Loucks Pond Road
Avoca, NY 14809
Phone: 607-566-8500

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Avoca, 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



  1. 1.0 1.1 Elizabeth Petty Bentley, Genealogist's Address Book: State and Local Resources, with Special Resources Including Ethnic and Religious Organizations, 6th ed. (Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Pub., 2009), 475. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D24ben 2009.