O'Brien County Birth Records (Iowa)

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

Obrien County Clerk Primghar IA 155 South Hayes Avenue 51245 712-957-3255

Sheldon Clerk Sheldon IA 416 9th Street 51201 712-324-4651


O'Brien 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 O'Brien County, Iowa, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial O'Brien 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.

Baum-Harmon Memorial Hospital Primghar IA 255 North Welch Avenue 51245 712-754-2574

Sanford Sheldon Medical Center Sheldon IA 118 North 7th Avenue 51201 712-324-5041

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

Calumet City Hall Calumet IA 113 East 2nd Street 51009 712-446-2490

Hartley City Hall Hartley IA 11 South Central Avenue 51346 712-928-2240

Sheldon City Hall Sheldon IA 416 9th Street 51201 712-324-4651

Sutherland City Hall Sutherland IA 409 Ash Street, Ste 10 51058 712-446-2243


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

O'Brien County Public Health Primghar IA 155 South Hayes Avenue 51245 712-957-0105