New Castle County Birth Records

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

New Castle County Clerk Wilmington DE 800 North French Street 19801 302-395-7730


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

Bellefonte Town Hall Wilmington DE 901 Rosedale Avenue 19809 302-761-9638

Delaware City Town Hall Delaware DE 407 Clinton Street 19706 302-834-4573

Elsmere Town Hall Wilmington DE 11 Poplar Avenue 19805 302-998-2215

Middletown Town Hall Middletown DE 19 West Green Street 19709 302-378-9120

New Castle City Hall New Castle DE 220 Delaware Street 19720 302-322-9812

Newark City Hall Newark DE 220 South Main Street 19711

Newport Town Hall Newport DE 226 North James Street 19804 302-994-6403

Townsend Town Hall Townsend DE 661 South Street 19734 302-378-8082


New Castle 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 New Castle County Delaware, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial New Castle 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 Delaware, 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.

Christiana Care Health System Newark DE 4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road 19713 302-733-1000

Christiana Care Health System Wilmington DE PO Box 1668 19899 302-733-1000

Department of Veterans Affairs Wilmington DE 1601 Kirkwood Highway 19805 302-994-2511

Nemours Children's Clinic Wilmington DE 910 Foulk Road 19803 302-655-3242

Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children Wilmington DE 1600 Rockland Road 19803 302-651-4200

Rockford Center Newark DE 100 Rockford Drive 19713 302-996-5480

Saint Francis Hospital Wilmington DE 701 North Clayton Street 19805 302-421-4100

Wilmington Hospital Wilmington DE 501 West 14th Street 19801 302-428-4410


New Castle 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 New Castle County birth records. These records may date back many decades or even centuries, making them valuable resources for genealogical research in New Castle County Delaware. 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.

Wilmington Diocese Archive Wilmington DE 8 Old Church Road 19807 302-655-0597