County Clerk is operated by the government of Jefferson County, N.Y. It maintains various public records for the county government. Its responsibilities include recording real estate records, filing law papers and other filings related to real and personal properties. Its services include notary assumed names, corporation and partnership agreement filings, census record information and assistance, military discharge recordings, copying and certifying of filed and recorded instruments and collecting fees and fines. Its customer base includes the general public, genealogists, attorneys, abstractors, bankers, real estate brokers and public officials. County Clerk s office is located in Watertown, N.Y.