Winneshiek County Birth Records

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

Calmar City Clerk Calmar IA 201 N Maryville St 52132 563-562-3154

Fort Atkinson City Clerk Fort Atkinson IA 98 Elm Street 52144 563-534-3029

Ossian City Clerk Ossian IA 123 West Main Street 52161 563-532-8939

Ridgeway City Clerk Ridgeway IA 550 County Street 52165 563-737-2223

Winneshiek County Clerk Decorah IA 201 West Main Street 52101 563-382-2469


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

Ridgeway Town Hall Ridgeway IA 695 Railroad St 52165 563-737-2241


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

Winneshiek Medical Center Decorah IA 901 Montgomery Street 52101 563-382-2911