Franklin County Birth Records

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

Franklin County Clerk Ottawa KS 315 South Main Street 66067 785-229-3410

Ottawa City Clerk Ottawa KS 101 South Hickory Street 66067 785-242-2190

Richmond City Clerk Richmond KS 109 E Central St 66080 785-835-6425

Wellsville City Clerk Wellsville KS 411 Main St 66092 785-883-2296


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

Lane City Hall Lane KS 600 West 3rd Street 66042 785-869-2600

Ottawa City Hall Ottawa KS 320 S Beech St 66067 785-229-3656

Pomona City Hall Pomona KS 219 Jefferson Street 66076 785-566-3522

Princeton City Hall Princeton KS 316 Galveston Street 66078 785-937-4103

Rantoul City Hall Rantoul KS 120 East Main Street 66079 785-878-3475

Richmond City Hall Richmond KS 109 East Central Avenue 66080 785-835-6425

Williamsburg City Hall Williamsburg KS 123 West William Street 66095 785-746-5578


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

Ransom Memorial Hospital Ottawa KS 1301 South Main Street 66067 785-229-8200