Maine, New York

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Maine is situated in the land known as the "Boston Purchase" which was originally purhcased by a group of residents of Berkshire County, Massachusetts in 1787.


Church Records


Archives, Libraries and Museums

The town of Maine does not have a library but check out the Four County Library System of which Broome County is a part of, to locate the towns close to Maine that have public libraries.

Broome County Library
185 Court Street
Binghamton, New York 13901
Phone: 607-778-6400

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).


Nanticoke Valley Historical Society
P.O. Box 75
Corner of Route 26 and Nanticoke Road
Maine, NY 13802
Phone: 607-862-9437

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

Maine Town Clerk
P.O. Box 336
12 Lewis Street Town Hall
Maine, New York
Phone: 607-862-3334

Town Historian

Maine Town Historian[1]
P.O. Box 336 Town Hall
12 Lewis St.
Maine, New York 13802

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Maine, 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

Birth Records

Marriage Records

Death Records


  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), 376. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D24ben 2009.