McHenry County Birth Records

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

Algonquin Village Clerk Algonquin IL 2200 Harnish Drive 60102 847-658-4322

Mchenry County Clerk Woodstock IL 2200 North Seminary Avenue 60098 815-334-4234

Oakwood Hills Clerk Cary IL 3020 North Park Drive 60013 815-444-9453

Riley Township Clerk Marengo IL 21451 Norway Ct 60152 815-568-7335

Wonder Lake Clerk Wonder Lake IL 4200 Thompson Road 60097 815-728-0839


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

Centegra Health System Woodstock IL 3701 Doty Road 60098 815-338-2500

Centegra Memorial Medical Center Woodstock IL 3701 Doty Road 60098 815-338-2500

Mercy Harvard Hospital Plastic Surgery Center: Hand Center Harvard IL 901 Grant Street 60033 815-943-5431

Northern Illinois Medical Center McHenry IL 4201 West Medical Center Drive 60050 815-344-5000


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

Crystal Lake City Hall Crystal Lake IL 100 West Woodstock Street 60014 815-459-2020

Harvard City Hall Harvard IL 201 West Front Street 60033 815-943-6468

Marengo City Hall Marengo IL 132 East Prairie Street 60152 815-568-7112

McHenry City Hall McHenry IL 333 South Green Street 60050 815-363-2100

Seneca Township Town Hall Woodstock IL 16506 Garden Valley Road 60098 815-923-2288

Woodstock City Hall Woodstock IL 121 West Calhoun Street 60098 815-338-4300


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

McHenry County Health Department Cary IL 100 Northwest Highway 60013 815-459-5151