Ascension Parish Birth Records (Louisiana)

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

Allen Parish Clerk Donaldsonville LA PO Box 192 70346 225-473-9866

Gonzales Clerk Gonzales LA 1827 East Rosedown Street 70737 225-647-2618


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

Ascension Parish Health Unit Gonzales LA 1024 East Ascension Complex Boulevard 70737 225-644-4582

Ascension Parish Town and City Halls keep documents and records related to their municipality, including vital documents like Ascension Parish 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 Ascension Parish 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 Ascension Parish, Louisiana. Town and City Halls may also maintain other Ascension Parish 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.

Gonzales City Hall Gonzales LA 120 South Irma Avenue 70737 225-647-2841

Sorrento Town Hall Sorrento LA 8173 Main Street 70778 225-675-5337


Ascension Parish 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 Ascension Parish, Louisiana, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Ascension Parish 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 Louisiana, 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.

Prevost Memorial Hospital Donaldsonville LA 301 Memorial Drive 70346 225-473-7931

Promise Hospital of Gonzales Gonzales LA 615 West Worthy Street 70737 225-621-1200

St. Elizabeth Hospital Gonzales LA 1125 Louisiana 30 West 70737 225-647-5000

St. James Behavioral Health Hospital Gonzales LA 3136 South Saint Landry Avenue 70737 225-647-7524