Fenton, New York

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United StatesGotoarrow.png New YorkGotoarrow.png Broome CountyGotoarrow.pngTown of Fenton

The town of Fenton was formed December 3, 1855 as the Town of Port Crane and the name was changed to Fenton in 1867.


Church Records


Archives, Libraries and Museums


Fenton Free Library
1062 Chenango Street
Binghamton, NY 13901
Phone: 607-724-8649

Broome County Library
185 Court Street
Binghamton, New York 13901
Phone: 607-778-6400
E-mail: reference@bclibrary.info

Genealogical Resources: The Local History and Genealogy Center is located in this facility which had many resources for genealogical research (census, newspapers, military, vital records, local history).


Broome County Historical Society
185 Court Street
Binghamton, NY, 13901

Genealogical Resources: The Historical Society is a participant of and will research (for a fee) in the Local History and Genealogy Center at the Broome County Public Library.

Town Clerk

Fenton Town Hall
44 Park Street
Port Crane, New York 13833
Phone: 607-648-4800
Hours: 9 am - 5 pm Monday - Friday

Town Historian

Fenton Town Historian
44 Park Street
Port Crane, NY 13833
Phone: 607-648-3524/607-648-4800
E-mail: fentonhistorian@gmail.com

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Fenton, 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