Jackson County Birth Records

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

Ava City Clerk Ava IL 312 East Main Street 62907 618-426-3641

Jackson County Clerk Murphysboro IL 1001 Walnut Street 62966 618-687-7360


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

Carbondale Health Department Carbondale IL 1155 South Oakland Avenue 62901 618-457-5131

Jackson County Health Department Murphysboro IL 415 Health Department Road 62966 618-684-3143


Jackson County Archives preserve documents of historic significance, sometimes as part of a larger library collection or a private collection. Local jurisdictions may also maintain their own Archives to store documents related to the area, which can include Jackson County birth records. These records may date back many decades or even centuries, making them valuable resources for genealogical research in Jackson County Illinois. Birth records may include the name of the baby, the date and time of birth, the location of birth, and the identity of the parents. Archives may provide online access to some of their birth records.

Carbondale Police Records Archive Carbondale IL 501 South Washington Street 62901 618-457-3205

Jackson County Clerk Records Archive Murphysboro IL 1001 Walnut Street 62966 618-687-7360

Murphysboro Sheriffs Records Archive Murphysboro IL 1001 Mulberry Street 62966 618-687-2223


Jackson 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 Jackson County Illinois, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Jackson 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 of Carbondale Carbondale IL 405 West Jackson Street 62901 618-549-0721

Saint Joseph Memorial Hospital Murphysboro IL 2 Hospital Drive 62966 618-684-3156

Southern Illinois Healthcare Carbondale IL 405 West Jackson Street 62901 866-744-2468