Desha County Birth Records (Arkansas)

The Desha County Clerk is responsible for maintaining important documents for a county or local area, including vital documents like Desha County birth records. These birth records include birth certificates that list the baby's name, date of birth, time of birth, and the location, as well as personal information about the parents. An Arkansas birth certificate acts as legal proof of birth and citizenship, and it may be required to apply for an AR driver's license or passport, receive a Social Security number, or apply for government services. Other birth records include demographic records on birth, which are useful for researchers, as well as records on birth that can be used for Desha County genealogical research. Birth records can be requested online at the Clerk Office website.

Desha County Clerk McGehee AR 604 Robert S Moore Avenue 71654 870-877-2323

McGehee City Clerk McGehee AR 901 Holly Street 71654 870-222-3160

Desha County Town and City Halls keep documents and records related to their municipality, including vital documents like Desha County birth records. Birth certificates, for example, list the baby's name, date of birth, time of birth, and the location, and they also provide personal information about the parents. These Desha County public records act as legal proof of birth and citizenship, and they may be required to apply for government services, receive a Social Security number, or apply for a driver's license or passport in Desha County, Arkansas. Town and City Halls may also maintain other Desha County birth records, such as demographic records for the entire municipality, which may be useful for researchers, and historical birth records that can be used for genealogical research. The Town or City Hall may provide online request forms for birth certificates on its website.

Arkansas City City Hall Arkansas AR 606 Sprague Street 71630 870-877-2306

Tillar City Hall Tillar AR 848 U.s. 65 71670 870-392-2610

Watson City Hall Watson AR 500 Clayton Street 71674 870-644-3366


The Desha County Health Department is responsible for monitoring public health, and it may operate at the Arkansas, Desha County, or local level. In some areas, Health Departments are also responsible for maintaining Desha County vital records, including documents related to birth such as birth certificates. These Desha County public records, which act as legal proof of birth and citizenship, list the baby's name, date of birth, time of birth, and the location, as well as personal information about the parents. Birth certificates may be required to apply for an Arkansas State driver's license or passport, receive a Social Security number, or apply for government services, and they can also be useful for Desha County genealogical research. Health Departments may provide online access to their birth records.

Desha County Health Unit McGehee AR 100 East Oak Street 71654 870-222-3910


Desha County Hospitals provide a variety of medical services to patients of all ages, including labor and delivery services. When a baby is born at a Hospital in Desha County, Arkansas, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Desha County birth certificates which list the baby's name, date of birth, weight and length, and the Hospital's name, as well as information about the parents. These ceremonial birth certificates cannot act as legal proof of identity in Arkansas, but they may be a valuable source of information on an individual's birth. Hospitals also maintain demographic information on babies born at their facility, which may be accessible to researchers.

Mcgehee-Desha County Hospital McGehee AR 900 South 3rd Street 71654 870-222-5600