Digital Archives


Albany County is pleased to announce the completion of a digital archiving project of approximately 700,000 images.  This project makes available for the first-time tract indexes, grantor/grantee records, and aperture cards along with miscellaneous records, dating back from 1865 to October 1997.

You can access these records at: Albany County Historical Indexes & Records Archive .  

Steps to Register for ArcaSearch:

  • Click Digital Archives link from the Albany County Clerk Real Estate website
  • Click link in red titled “Albany County Historical Indexes & Records Archive”
  • Click the blue “Begin Registration” button
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          Please note the subscription fees listed.  Subscriptions are available on a daily, weekly, monthly, or yearly basis.   

  • You will need to scroll to the bottom of the Terms and Conditions page and check box labeled the “I Have Read and Agree to These TERMS AND CONDITIONS” 
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  • Then click the grey “Continue with Registration” button above the Terms and Conditions box
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  • You will then create your account and select your subscription term.  Once you have done so, click the blue Register Now button.

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  • Once you gain access with your subscription, you will be able to enter book & page, search by name, or pull up tract books and plats.