As of January 1, 2016:
Rita J. Sheehan, Town Clerk/Registrar
P.O. Box 300
White Lake, NY 12786
Phone: (845) 583-4350 x.11
Fax: (845) 583-4710
The Registrar of Vital Statistics is appointed by the Town Board. The Registrar is responsible for registration of all births and deaths that occur in the Town of Bethel. The originals of these certificates are sent to the NYS Department of Health for filing in Albany. The Town's records begin in 1887.
It is the responsibility of the Registrar to maintain strict confidentially regarding birth and death records. Request for copies should be done with the requestor's identification, or a written notarized request from a direct relative, from an Attorney or by Court Order.
The cost of each certified copy is $10.00. Please complete the appropriate form below.