Des Moines County Birth Records

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

Des Moines County Clerk Burlington IA PO Box 158 52601 319-753-8272

West Burlington Clerk West Burlington IA 122 Broadway Street 52655 319-752-5451


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

Burlington City Hall Burlington IA 400 Washington Street 52601 319-753-8172

Danville City Hall Danville IA 105 West Shepherd Street 52623 319-392-4685

Mediapolis City Hall Mediapolis IA 510 Main Street 52637 319-394-3125

Middleton City Hall Middletown IA 120 Mechanic Street 52638 319-752-8340

West Burlington City Hall West Burlington IA 122 Broadway Street 52655 319-752-5451


Des Moines 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 Des Moines County birth records. These records may date back many decades or even centuries, making them valuable resources for genealogical research in Des Moines County Iowa. 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.

Burlington Police Records Archive Burlington IA 424 North 3rd Street 52601 319-753-8357


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

Great River Medical Center: Falcon Carlos MD West Burlington IA 1221 South Gear Avenue 52655 319-768-1000