Hancock County Birth Records

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

County Clerk & Recorder Carthage IL 500 Main Street 62321 217-357-3911

Hamilton City Clerk Hamilton IL 1010 Broadway Street 62341 217-847-2936


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

Augusta Town Hall Augusta IL 514 Main Street 62311 217-392-2215

Durham Township Town Hall Dallas IL 2726 North Co Road 2150 62330 217-852-3151

La Harpe City Hall La Harpe IL 207 East Main Street 61450 217-659-3918

Warsaw City Hall Warsaw IL 210 North 4th Street 62379 217-256-3214


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

Hancock County Health Department Carthage IL 73 South Adams Street 62321 217-357-2171


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

Memorial Hospital Carthage IL 1454 North Co Road 2050 62321 217-357-8500