Clayton County Birth Records

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

Clayton County Clerk Elkader IA PO Box 418 52043 563-245-2204

Farmersburg Clerk Farmersburg IA 208 South Main Street 52047 563-536-2390

Monona Town Clerk Monona IA 104 East Center Street 52159 563-539-2355

St Olaf City Clerk St. Olaf IA 109 South Main Street 52072 563-783-7777


The Clayton County Health Department is responsible for monitoring public health, and it may operate at the Iowa, Clayton County, or local level. In some areas, Health Departments are also responsible for maintaining Clayton County vital records, including documents related to birth such as birth certificates. These Clayton 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 Clayton County genealogical research. Health Departments may provide online access to their birth records.

Clayton County Health Department Elkader IA 23687 Gunder Road 52043 563-245-1145


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

Elkader City Hall Elkader IA 207 South Main Street 52043 563-245-2098

Garber City Hall Garber IA 604 Garber Road 52048 563-255-1002

Garnavillo City Hall Garnavillo IA 106 E Chestnut St 52049 563-964-2331

Luana City Hall Luana IA 304 Main Street 52156 563-539-2296

Marquette City Hall Marquette IA 88 North St 52158 563-873-3735

McGregor City Hall McGregor IA 416 Main Street 52157 563-873-3795

Strawberry Point City Hall Strawberry Point IA 111 Commercial Street 52076 563-933-4482

Volga City Hall Volga IA 505 Washington St 52077 563-767-3511


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

Guttenberg Municipal Hospital Guttenberg IA 200 Main Street 52052 563-252-1121