Shawnee County Birth Records

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

Shawnee County Clerk Topeka KS 200 Southeast 7th Street 66603 785-251-4111


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

Kansas Neurological Institute Topeka KS 3107 Southwest 21st Street 66604 785-296-5389

Kansas Rehabilitation Hospital Topeka KS 1504 Southwest 8th Avenue 66606 785-235-6600

Saint Francis Health Topeka KS 1700 Southwest 7th Street 66606 785-295-8000

Stormont-Vail HealthCare Topeka KS 1500 Southwest 10th Avenue 66604 785-354-6000


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

Kansas State Health Department Topeka KS 1000 Southwest Jackson Street 66612 785-296-1415


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

Rossville City Hall Rossville KS 438 N Main St 66533 785-584-6155

Silver Lake City Hall Silver Lake KS 218 W Railroad St 66539 785-582-4280

Topeka City Hall Topeka KS 215 Southeast 7th Street 66603