Ford County Birth Records

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

Ford County Clerk Paxton IL 200 West State Street 60957 217-379-9400

Gibson City Clerk Gibson IL 101 East 8th Street 60936 217-784-5872


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

Ford County Health Department Paxton IL 235 North Taft Street 60957 217-379-2802


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

Gibson Area Hospital Outpatient Clinic Gibson IL 1120 North Melvin Street 60936 217-784-2340


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

Paxton City Hall Paxton IL 145 South Market Street 60957 217-379-4022