St. John the Baptist Parish Birth Records (Louisiana)

The St. John the Baptist Parish Clerk is responsible for maintaining important documents for a county or local area, including vital documents like St. John the Baptist 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 St. John the Baptist Parish genealogical research. Birth records can be requested online at the Clerk Office website.

St James Parish Clerk Edgard LA PO Box 280 70049 985-497-3331


St. John the Baptist 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 St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial St. John the Baptist 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.

River Parishes Hospital Laplace LA 500 Rue de Sante 70068 985-652-7000

Specialty Rehabilitation Hospital of LaPlace Laplace LA 508 West 5th Street 70068 985-653-8447


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

Saint John Parish Health Unit Reserve LA 473 Central Avenue 70084 985-536-2128