Macon County Birth Records

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

Decatur Township Clerk Decatur IL 1620 South Taylorville Road 62521 217-429-5284

Long Creek Village Clerk Decatur IL 7135 Old Route 36 62522 217-864-5263

Macon County Clerk Decatur IL 141 South Main Street 62523 217-424-1305

Maroa City Clerk Maroa IL 120 South Locust Street 61756 217-794-2206


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

Argenta City Hall Argenta IL 330 Warren Street 62501 217-795-4529

Macon City Hall Macon IL 1039 Woodcock Rd 62544 217-764-3643

Maroa Township Town Hall Maroa IL 109 North Walnut Street 61756 217-794-3720

Niantic City Hall Niantic IL 357 East Lockhart Street 62551 217-668-2458


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

Decatur Memorial Hospital Decatur IL 2300 North Edward Street 62526 217-876-8121

St. Mary's Hospital Decatur IL 1800 East Lake Shore Drive 62521 217-464-2966


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

Macon County Health Department Decatur IL 1221 East Condit Street 62521 217-423-6988


Macon 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 Macon County birth records. These records may date back many decades or even centuries, making them valuable resources for genealogical research in Macon 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.

Macon County Sheriffs Records Archive Decatur IL 333 South Franklin Street 62523 217-424-1323