Kern County Birth Records

Search for Kern County CA birth records. A birth records search contains information on proof of identity, proof of citizenship, name of the baby, date and time of birth, parental information, applying for a Social Security number, passport applications, name changes, receiving governmental benefits, requesting a birth certificate, applying for a birth certificate, and conducting genealogical research.


The Kern County Clerk is responsible for maintaining important documents for a county or local area, including vital documents like Kern 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. A California birth certificate acts as legal proof of birth and citizenship, and it may be required to apply for a CA 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 Kern County genealogical research. Birth records can be requested online at the Clerk Office website.

Delano Clerk Delano CA 1015 11th Avenue 93215 661-720-2228

Kern County Clerk Bakersfield CA 1115 Truxtun Avenue 93301 661-868-3590


Kern County Town and City Halls keep documents and records related to their municipality, including vital documents like Kern 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 Kern 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 Kern County California. Town and City Halls may also maintain other Kern 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.

Arvin City Hall Arvin CA 200 Campus Drive 93203 661-854-3134

Bakersfield City Hall Bakersfield CA 1600 Truxtun Avenue 93301 661-326-3767

California City City Hall California CA 21000 Hacienda Boulevard 93505 760-373-8661

Delano City Hall Delano CA 1015 11th Avenue 93215 661-721-9985

Maricopa City Hall Maricopa CA 400 California Street 93252 661-769-8279

McFarland City Hall McFarland CA 401 West Kern Avenue 93250 661-792-2121

Ridgecrest City Hall Ridgecrest CA 100 West California Avenue 93555 760-499-5040

Shafter City Hall Shafter CA 336 Pacific Avenue 93263 661-746-5000

Taft City Hall Taft CA 209 East Kern Street 93268 661-763-1222

Tehachapi City Hall Tehachapi CA 115 South Robinson Street 93561 661-822-2200

Wasco City Hall Wasco CA 764 E Street 93280 661-758-7200


The Kern County Health Department is responsible for monitoring public health, and it may operate at the California, Kern County, or local level. In some areas, Health Departments are also responsible for maintaining Kern County vital records, including documents related to birth such as birth certificates. These Kern 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 a California State driver's license or passport, receive a Social Security number, or apply for government services, and they can also be useful for Kern County genealogical research. Health Departments may provide online access to their birth records.

Arvin Health Department Arvin CA 204 South Hill Street 93203 661-854-5411

Kern County Health Department Bakersfield CA 125 El Tejon Avenue 93308 661-868-5250

Kern County Health Department Bakersfield CA 1800 Mount Vernon Avenue 93306 661-321-3000

Kern County Health Department Mojave CA 1775 California 58 Business 93501 661-824-7066

Kern County Health Department Ridgecrest CA 250 West Ridgecrest Boulevard 93555 760-384-5838

Kern County Health Department Taft CA 315 N Lincoln St 93268 661-763-8591

Kern County Health Department Lake Isabella CA 7050 Lake Isabella Boulevard 93240 760-549-2094

Kern Delano County Health Department Delano CA 455 Lexington Street 93215 661-725-5333

Shafter Health Department Shafter CA 329 Central Valley Hwy 93263 661-746-7562

Wasco Health Department Wasco CA 8108 8TH St 93280 661-758-3006


Kern 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 Kern County California, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Kern 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 California, 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.

Bakersfield Heart Hospital Bakersfield CA 3001 Sillect Avenue 93308 661-316-6000

Bakersfield Memorial Hospital Bakersfield CA 420 34th Street 93301 661-327-4647

Kern Medical Center Bakersfield CA 1700 Mount Vernon Avenue 93306 661-326-2000

Mercy Hospitals Of Bakersfield Bakersfield CA 2215 Truxtun Avenue 93301 661-632-5000

Mercy Southwest Hospital Bakersfield CA 400 Old River Road 93311 661-663-6000

Ridgecrest Regional Hospital Ridgecrest CA 1081 North China Lake Boulevard 93555 760-446-3551

San Joaquin Community Hospital Bakersfield CA 2615 Chester Avenue 93301 661-395-3000

Southern Sierra Medical Clinic Ridgecrest CA 1041 North China Lake Boulevard 93555 760-446-6404


Kern County Archives preserve documents of historic significance, sometimes as part of a larger library collection or a private collection. Local jurisdictions may also maintain their own Archives to store documents related to the area, which can include Kern County birth records. These records may date back many decades or even centuries, making them valuable resources for genealogical research in Kern County California. Birth records may include the name of the baby, the date and time of birth, the location of birth, and the identity of the parents. Archives may provide online access to some of their birth records.

Kern County Hall of Records Archive Bakersfield CA 1655 Chester Avenue 93301 661-868-6400

Kern County Vital Records Archive Bakersfield CA 1800 Mount Vernon Avenue 93306 661-868-0335