Knox County Birth Records

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

Knox County Clerk Galesburg IL 200 South Cherry Street 61401 309-345-3815

Williamsfield City Clerk Williamsfield IL 117 East Gale Street 61489 309-639-2303

Yates City Village Clerk Yates City IL 102 W Main St 61572 309-358-1694


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

Abingdon City Hall Abingdon IL 114 East Meek Street 61410 309-462-3182

East Galesburg City Hall East Galesburg IL 100 West 1st Street 61430 309-343-3312

Galesburg City Hall Galesburg IL 55 West Tompkins Street 61401 309-343-4181

Galesburg Township Town Hall Galesburg IL 2138 Monmouth Blvd 61401 309-342-7934

Knoxville City Hall Knoxville IL 33 North Public Square 61448 309-289-2814


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

Galesburg Cottage Hospital Galesburg IL 695 North Kellogg Street 61401 309-343-8131

OSF St. Mary Medical Center Galesburg IL 3333 North Seminary Street 61401 309-344-3161