Hancock County Birth Records

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

Britt City Clerk Britt IA 170 Main Avenue South 50423 641-843-4433

Crystal Lake City Clerk Crystal Lake IA 225 State Street South 50432 641-565-3577

Hancock County Clerk Garner IA PO Box 70 50438 641-923-2532

Kanawha City Clerk Kanawha IA 121 North Main Street 50447 641-762-3632

Klemme City Clerk Klemme IA 204 East Main Street 50449 641-587-2018


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

Corwith City Hall Corwith IA 108 NW Elm St 50430 515-583-2342

Corwith Town Hall Corwith IA 108 Northwest Elm Street 50430 515-583-2342

Garner City Hall Garner IA 135 West 5th Street 50438 641-923-2588


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

Hancock County Memorial Hospital Britt IA 532 1st Street Northwest 50423 641-843-5000