Mercer County Birth Records

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

Joy City Clerk Joy IL 200 West Main Street 61260 309-584-4127

Mercer County Clerk Aledo IL PO Box 66 61231 309-582-7021

Sherrard Village Clerk Sherrard IL 517 3rd Street 61281 309-593-2415


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

Aledo City Hall Aledo IL 120 North College Avenue 61231 309-582-2332

Joy City Hall Joy IL 200 West Main Street 61260 309-584-4127

New Boston City Hall New Boston IL 405 Main Street 61272 309-587-8181

Reynolds City Hall Reynolds IL 222 W Main St 61279 309-372-4600

Seaton Town Hall Seaton IL 201 Maple Street 61476 309-586-5341

Sherrard City Hall Sherrard IL 517 3rd Street 61281 309-593-2415


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

Mercer County Health Department Aledo IL 305 Northwest 7th Street 61231 309-582-3759


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

Mercer County Hospital Aledo IL 409 Northwest 9th Avenue 61231 309-582-5301