Coles County Birth Records

Search for Coles County IL 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 Coles County Clerk is responsible for maintaining important documents for a county or local area, including vital documents like Coles 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 Illinois birth certificate acts as legal proof of birth and citizenship, and it may be required to apply for an IL 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 Coles County genealogical research. Birth records can be requested online at the Clerk Office website.

Ashmore Village Clerk Ashmore IL 10 West Ashmore Street 61912 217-349-8332

Coles County Clerk Charleston IL 651 Jackson Avenue 61920 217-348-0501

Mattoon City Clerk Mattoon IL 208 North 19th Street 61938 217-235-5654


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

Ashmore Town Hall Ashmore IL 10 W Ashmore St 61912 217-349-8332

Charleston City Hall Charleston IL 520 Jackson Avenue 61920 217-345-8430

Humboldt Town Hall Humboldt IL COMMERCIAL St 61931 217-856-2165

Mattoon City Hall Mattoon IL 1710 Wabash Avenue 61938 217-258-7918

Oakland City Hall Oakland IL 15 East Main Street 61943 217-346-2651


The Coles County Health Department is responsible for monitoring public health, and it may operate at the Illinois, Coles County, or local level. In some areas, Health Departments are also responsible for maintaining Coles County vital records, including documents related to birth such as birth certificates. These Coles 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 Illinois State driver's license or passport, receive a Social Security number, or apply for government services, and they can also be useful for Coles County genealogical research. Health Departments may provide online access to their birth records.

Coles County Health Charleston IL 825 18th Street 61920 217-348-0526


Coles 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 Coles County Illinois, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Coles 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 Illinois, 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.

Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center Mattoon IL 1000 Health Center Drive 61938 217-258-2525