Franklin County Birth Records

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

Franklin County Clerk Benton IL 202 Election Street 62812 618-439-3403

West Frankfort City Clerk West Frankfort IL 110 North Jefferson Street 62896 618-932-3262


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

Buckner City Hall Buckner IL 200 E Main St 62819 618-724-7501

Royalton City Hall Royalton IL 200 South Royal Street 62983 618-984-4493

West Frankfort City Hall West Frankfort IL 110 North Jefferson Street 62896 618-932-3262


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

Franklin Hospital Benton IL 201 Bailey Lane 62812 618-439-3161