La Plata County Birth Records

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

Colorado Clerk Durango CO 1060 East 2nd Avenue 81301 970-247-2304

La Plata County Clerk Bayfield CO 455 East Colorado Drive 81122 970-884-9382

La Plata County Clerk Durango CO 98 Everett Street 81303 719-346-8133


La Plata 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 La Plata County Colorado, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial La Plata 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 Colorado, 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.

Animas Surgical Hospital Durango CO 575 Rivergate Lane 81301 970-247-3537

Mercy Regional Medical Center Durango CO 1010 Three Springs Boulevard 81301 970-247-4311


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

Bayfield Town Hall Bayfield CO 11 West Mill Street 81122 970-884-9544

Durango City Hall Durango CO 949 East 2nd Avenue 81301 970-375-5000

Ignacio Town Hall Ignacio CO 540 Goddard Avenue 81137 970-563-9494


La Plata 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 La Plata County birth records. These records may date back many decades or even centuries, making them valuable resources for genealogical research in La Plata County Colorado. 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.

La Plata County Birth & Death Records Archive Durango CO 281 Sawyer Drive 81303 970-382-6250


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

La Plata County Health Department Durango CO 281 Sawyer Drive 81303 970-247-5702