Benton County Birth Records (Iowa)

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

Benton County Clerk Vinton IA 111 East 4th Street 52349 319-472-2766

Blairstown City Clerk Blairstown IA 305 Locust Street Northeast 52209 319-454-6931


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

Atkins City Hall Atkins IA 480 3RD Ave 52206 319-446-7870

Belle Plaine City Hall Belle Plaine IA 1207 8th Ave 52208 319-444-2200

Blairstown City Hall Blairstown IA 309 LOCUST St NW 52209 319-454-6931

Garrison City Hall Garrison IA 406 East Maple Street 52229 319-477-8353

Keystone City Hall Keystone IA 208 1st Street 52249 319-442-3246

Mt Auburn City Hall Mount Auburn IA 203 2nd Street 52313 319-475-2314

Newhall City Hall Newhall IA 220 1ST St E 52315 319-223-5709

Norway City Hall Norway IA 108 Railroad Street 52318 319-227-7351

Urbana City Hall Urbana IA 906 W Main St 52345 319-443-2400

Van Horne City Hall Van Horne IA 115 Main Street 52346 319-228-8238

Vinton City Hall Vinton IA 510 2nd Avenue 52349 319-472-4707

Walford City Hall Walford IA 120 5th Street North 52351 319-846-3103

Benton 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 Benton County, Iowa, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Benton 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 Iowa, 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.

Virginia Gay Hospital Vinton IA 502 North 9th Avenue 52349 319-472-6200


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

Virginia Gay Hospital Home Health Agency Vinton IA 309 1st Avenue 52349 319-472-6360