Sangamon County Birth Records

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

Buffalo Village Clerk Buffalo IL 109 South Carter Street 62515 217-623-5788

Sangamon County Clerk Springfield IL 200 South 9th Street 62701 217-753-6707


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

Auburn City Hall Auburn IL 324 West Jefferson Street 62615 217-438-6151

Gardner Town Hall Springfield IL 1266 North Bradfordton Road 62711 217-546-0451

Pleasant Plains City Hall Pleasant Plains IL 200 West 4th Street 62677 217-626-1024

Riverton City Hall Riverton IL 1200 Riverton Road 62561 217-629-9122

Springfield City Hall Springfield IL 800 East Monroe Street 62701 217-789-2414


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

Hancock County Vital Records Archive Springfield IL 605 West Jefferson Street 62702 217-782-6553

Illinois State Archive Springfield IL West Jackson Street 62704 217-782-3492

Springfield Archive Springfield IL 425 South College Street 62704 217-782-4682

Springfield Records Archive Springfield IL 800 East Monroe Street 62701 217-788-8337

Springfield Records Archive Springfield IL 325 West Adams Street 62704 217-782-5897

Springfield State Archive Springfield IL 400 South Spring Street 62756 217-782-1080

Springfield State Police Patrol Records Archive Springfield IL South 6th Street 62703 217-785-0614

Springfield Vital Records Archive Springfield IL 300 South 7th Street 62701 217-789-2180

Springfield Vital Records Archive Springfield IL 925 East Ridgely Avenue 62702 217-782-6553


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

Hospital Sisters Health System Springfield IL 4936 Laverna Road 62707 217-523-4747

Memorial Medical Center Springfield IL 701 North 1st Street 62781 217-788-3000

Memorial Medical Center Springfield IL 701 North 1st Street 62702 217-788-3000

St. John's Hospital Springfield IL 800 East Carpenter Street 62769 217-544-6464


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

Illinois Health Department Springfield IL 825 N Rutledge St 62702 217-782-6562

Sangamon County Health Department Springfield IL 2833 South Grand Avenue East 62703 217-535-3100