Monroe County Birth Records

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

Monroe County Clerk Tompkinsville KY 200 North Main Street 42167 270-487-5471


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

Fountain Run City Hall Fountain Run KY 202 Main Street 42133 270-434-3544

Gamaliel City Hall Gamaliel KY 340 West Main Street 42140 270-457-2901

Tompkinsville City Hall Tompkinsville KY 206 North Magnolia Street 42167 270-487-6776


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

Monroe County Health Department Tompkinsville KY 452 East 4th Street 42167 270-487-6782


Monroe 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 Monroe County Kentucky, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Monroe 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 Kentucky, 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.

Monroe County Medical Center Tompkinsville KY 529 Capp Harlan Road 42167 270-487-9231