Austerlitz, New York
Genealogical Resources: Austerlitz Town History
Genealogical Resources: A brief history on Austerlitz, Columbia County, New York by Capt. Franklin Ellis, 1878.
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
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
Town of Austerlitz, Clerk
PO Box 238
Spencertown, NY 12165
Phone: (518)392-3260 ext. 300
Sally Light, Historian
P.O. Box 17
Austerlitz NY 12017
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.