Sussex County Birth Records

Search for Sussex 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 Sussex County Clerk is responsible for maintaining important documents for a county or local area, including vital documents like Sussex 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 Sussex County genealogical research. Birth records can be requested online at the Clerk Office website.

Sussex County Clerk Georgetown DE PO Box 29 19947 202-879-2700


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

Bayhealth Milford Memorial Milford DE 21 West Clarke Avenue 19963 302-422-3311

Beebe Medical Center Lewes DE 424 Savannah Road 19958 302-645-3300

Nanticoke Memorial Hospital Seaford DE 801 Road 535 19973 302-629-6611


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

Blades Town Hall Seaford DE 20 West 4th Street 19973 302-629-7366

Bridgeville Town Hall Bridgeville DE 101 North Main Street 19933 302-337-7135

Dagsboro Town Hall Dagsboro DE 33134 Main Street 19939 302-732-3777

Dewey Beach Town Hall Dewey Beach DE 105 Rodney Avenue 19971 302-227-6363

Ellendale Town Hall Ellendale DE 300 McCaulley Ave 19941 302-422-6727

Fenwick Island Town Hall Fenwick Island DE 800 Coastal Hwy 19944 302-539-3011

Frankford Town Hall Frankford DE 5 Main Street 19945 302-732-9424

Georgetown Town Hall Georgetown DE 39 The Circle 19947 302-856-7391

Greenwood Town Hall Greenwood DE 100 West Market Street 19950 302-349-4534

Henlopen Acres Town Hall Rehoboth Beach DE 104 Tidewater Road 19971 302-227-6411

Ocean View Town Hall Ocean View DE 201 Central Ave 19970 302-539-9797

Selbyville Town Hall Selbyville DE 68 W Church St 19975 302-436-8314

South Bethany Town Hall South Bethany DE 402 Evergreen Road 19930 302-539-3653


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

Delaware Health Department Frankford DE 34314 Pyle Center Road 19945 302-732-9512

Georgetown Health Department Georgetown DE 544 South Bedford Street 19947 302-856-5506