Lee County Birth Records

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

Lee County Clerk Dixon IL 309 South Galena Avenue 61021 815-284-5234

Lee County Recorder of Deeds Dixon IL 112 East 2nd Street 61021 815-288-3309


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

Amboy City Hall Amboy IL 227 East Main Street 61310 815-857-3814

Dixon City Hall Dixon IL 121 W 2nd St 61021 815-288-1485

Franklin Grove City Hall Franklin Grove IL 105 East South Street 61031 815-456-2131

Paw Paw City Hall Paw Paw IL 362 Chicago Road 61353 815-627-2351


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

Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital Dixon IL 403 East 1st Street 61021 815-288-5531


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

Lee County Health Department Dixon IL 309 South Galena Avenue 61021 815-284-3371