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DBA Stands for “Doing Business As”. This document reserves the business name that you want to use in Jefferson County. Click here for more information on DBA’s.

You can access current Notary information on the NYS Department of Licensing website at https://appext20.dos.ny.gov/lcns_public/lic_name_search_frm

If you have submitted your renewal to our office, but it is not updated on the website, you can call our office to confirm your expiration date at 315-785-3200 during regular business hours.

For a list of the City, Town & Village Officers please contact the appropriate clerks office, or visit the Board of Elections for the list of Jefferson County Elected Officials.

City of Watertown

245 Washington Street, Watertown, NY 13601

(315) 785-7780

www.watertown-ny.gov

Town of Adams

13263 U.S. Route 11, P.O. Box 152, Adams Center, NY 13606

(315) 583-5701

www.townofadams.com

Town of Alexandria

46372 County Route 1, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607

(315)482-9519

www.townofalexandria.org

Town of Antwerp

19 Main Street, P.O. Box 658, Antwerp, NY 13608

(315) 659-2419

Town of Brownville

16431 Star School House Road, Dexter, NY 13634

(315) 639-6266

www.townofbrownville.com

Town of Cape Vincent

1964 NYS Route 12E, P.O. Box 915, Cape Vincent, NY 13618

(315) 654-3660

www.townofcapevincent.org

Town of Champion

10 North Broad Street, Carthage, NY 13619

(315) 493-3240

www.racog.org

Town of Clayton

405 Riverside Drive, P.O. Box 379, Clayton, NY 13624

(315) 686-3512

www.townofclayton.com

Town of Ellisburg

P.O. Box 113, Ellisburg, NY 13636

(315) 846-5138

Town of Henderson

12105 Town Barn Road, Henderson, NY 13650

(315) 938-5542

www.townofhendersonny.org

Town of Hounsfield

18774 County Route 66, Watertown, NY 13685

(315) 782-6380

www.townofhounsfield-ny.org/

Town of Leray

8650 Leray Street, Evans Mills, NY 13637

(315) 629-4052

www.townofleray.org

Town of Lorraine

20876 County Route 189, Lorraine, NY 13659

(315) 232-4676

www.townoflorraine.com

Town of Lyme

20558 Sunrise Avenue, Chaumont, NY 13622

(315) 649-2788

www.townoflyme.com

Town of Orleans

P.O. Box 103, LaFargeville, NY 13656

(315) 658-9950

www.townoforleans.com

Town of Pamelia

25859 NYS Route 37, Watertown, NY 13601

(315) 785-9793

Town of Philadelphia

33019 U.S. Route 11, Philadelphia, NY 13673

(315) 642-3421

www.townofphiladelphiany.com

Town of Rodman

P.O. Box 523, Rodman, NY 13682

(315) 232-2522

www.townofrodmanny.org

Town of Rutland

28411 NYS Route 126, Black River, NY 13612

(315) 788-3440

Town of Theresa

215 Riverside Avenue, Theresa, NY 13691

(315) 628-5046

www.townoftheresany.com

Town of Watertown

22867 County Route 67, Watertown, NY 13601

(315) 782-8248

www.townofwatertownny.org

Town of Wilna

414 State Street, Carthage, NY 13619

(315) 493-2771

www.racog.org

Town of Worth

6400 County Route 95, Lorraine NY 13659

(315) 232-4647

Village of Adams

3 South Main Street, Adams, NY 13605

(315) 232-2632

www.villageofadams.com

Village of Alexandria Bay

110 Walton Street, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607

(315) 482-9902

www.villageofalexandriabay.com

Village of Antwerp

P.O. Box 620, Antwerp, NY 13608

(315) 659-8661

www.villageofantwerp.net

Village of Black River

107 Jefferson Place, Black River, NY 13612

(315) 773-5721

www.blackriverny.org

Village of Brownville

P.O. Box 118, Brownville, NY 13615

(315) 782-7650

www.villageofbrownvilleny.com

Village of Cape Vincent

P.O. Box 337, Cape Vincent, NY 13618

(315) 654-2533

www.capevincent.org

Village of Carthage

120 South Mechanic Street, Carthage, NY 13619

(315) 493-1060

www.villageofcarthageny.com

Village of Chaumont

P.O. Box 297, Chaumont, NY 13622

(315) 649-2900

Village of Clayton

P.O. Box 250, Clayton, NY 13624

(315) 686-5552

www.villageofclayton.org

Village of Deferiet

P.O. Box 206, Deferiet, NY 13628

(315) 493-2707

Village of Dexter

P.O. Box 62, Dexter, NY 13634

(315) 639-6260

www.villageofdexterny.com

Village of Ellisburg

P.O. Box 116, Ellisburg, NY 13636

(315) 846-5222

Village of Evans Mills

P.O. Box 176, Evans Mills, NY 13637

(315) 629-4753

www.villageofevansmills.weebly.com

Village of Glen Park

116 East Main Street, Brownville, NY 13615

(315) 782-4508

Village of Herrings

24533 Second Street, Herrings, NY 13619

(315) 493-1477

Village of Mannsville

P.O. Box 153, Mannsville, NY 13661

(315) 465-5515

Village of Philadelphia

P.O. Box 70, Philadelphia, NY 13673

(315) 642-3452

Village of Sackets Harbor

P.O. Box 335, Sackets Harbor, NY 13685

(315) 646-3548

www.sacketsharbor-ny.gov

Village of Theresa

P.O. Box 299, Theresa, NY 13691

(315) 628-4425

Village of West Carthage

61 High Street, Carthage, NY 13619

(315) 493-2552

www.villageofwestcarthage.org

These can be found at the City, Town, or Village level. Instructions to request your document from the City of Watertown can be found at https://www.watertown-ny.gov/index.asp?NID=253

Birth Certificates From New York State

In addition to our local City, Town, and Village Clerks offices, Birth Certificates may also be obtained through the New York State Department of Health.  Please note however, that obtaining these records through its original filing place will be faster, more efficient, and more accurate.  To contact the New York State Health Department, click here or call (877)854-4481. For births occurring in New York City click here or call (212)788-4520.

Dog licenses can be obtained at the City, Town or Village Clerk where you reside.

These items can be found at the City, Town or Village level.

All DMV Transactions will require an application form and additional documentation. You will need to visit https://dmv.ny.gov/ for updated information and requirements.

   

Gizelle J. Meeks                 

Jefferson County Clerk

Contact Us:

DMV - Dept. of Motor Vehicles

Recording

Records Management

dmv@co.jefferson.ny.us

jeffcoclerksoffice@co.jefferson.ny.us

recordscenter@co.jefferson.ny.us

315-785-3312

315-785-3200

315-785-5149

315-785-5048 - Fax

315-785-5145 - Fax

315-785-5145 - Fax

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