Douglas County Birth Records

Search for Douglas County KS 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 Douglas County Clerk is responsible for maintaining important documents for a county or local area, including vital documents like Douglas 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. A Kansas birth certificate acts as legal proof of birth and citizenship, and it may be required to apply for a KS 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 Douglas County genealogical research. Birth records can be requested online at the Clerk Office website.

Douglas County Clerk Lawrence KS 1100 Massachusetts Street 66044 785-832-5181


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

Baldwin City City Hall Baldwin KS 803 8th St 66006 785-594-6427

Lawrence City Hall Lawrence KS 6 East 6th Street 66044 785-832-3000

Lecompton City Hall Lecompton KS 327 Elmore Street 66050 785-887-6407


The Douglas County Health Department is responsible for monitoring public health, and it may operate at the Kansas, Douglas County, or local level. In some areas, Health Departments are also responsible for maintaining Douglas County vital records, including documents related to birth such as birth certificates. These Douglas 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 a Kansas State driver's license or passport, receive a Social Security number, or apply for government services, and they can also be useful for Douglas County genealogical research. Health Departments may provide online access to their birth records.

Department of Health and Environment Lawrence KS 800 West 24th Street 66046 785-842-4600

Douglas County Health Department Lawrence KS 200 Maine Street 66044 785-843-0721


Douglas 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 Douglas County Kansas, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Douglas 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 Kansas, 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.

Lawrence Memorial Hospital Lawrence KS 325 Maine Street 66044 785-505-5000

Lawrence Otolaryngology Associates: Reussner Lee A MD Lawrence KS 1112 West 6th Street 66044 785-841-1107


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

Lawrence Public Records Archive Lawrence KS 6 East 6th Street 66044 785-832-3200