Shelby County Birth Records

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

Shelby County Clerk Shelbyville IL 301 East Main Street 62565 217-774-4421


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

Ridge Township Hall Shelbyville IL 210 Main Street 62565 217-738-2396

Shelbyville City Hall Shelbyville IL 170 East Main Street 62565 217-774-5531

Sigel Town Hall Sigel IL 45 MAIN St 62462 217-844-2042

Tower Hill City Hall Tower Hill IL 102 Freemont Street 62571 217-567-3521

Windsor City Hall Windsor IL 1016 Maine Street 61957 217-459-2291


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

Shelbyville Health Department Shelbyville IL 1700 West South 3rd Street 62565 217-774-9555