Berkshire County Birth Records (Massachusetts)

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

Adams Town Clerk Adams MA 8 Park Street, Ste 110 01220 413-743-8320

Berkshire County Clerk Pittsfield MA 76 East Street 01201 413-499-7487

Cheshire Town Clerk Cheshire MA 80 Church Street 01225 413-743-1690

Clarksburg Town Clerk Clarksburg MA 111 River Road 01247 413-663-8247

North Adams City Clerk North Adams MA 10 Main Street 01247 413-662-3015

Pittsfield Clerk Pittsfield MA 24 Wendell Avenue 01201 413-442-5468


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

Adams Board Of Health Adams MA 8 Park Street 01220 413-743-8330

Alford Board Of Health Great Barrington MA 5 Alford Center Road 01230 413-528-4536

Becket Health Department Becket MA 557 Main Street 01223 413-623-8934

Cheshire Health Department Cheshire MA 80 Church Street 01225 413-743-1690

Clarksburg Board Of Health Clarksburg MA 111 River Road 01247 413-663-7940

Dalton Board Of Health Dalton MA 462 Main Street 01226 413-684-6111

Egremont Board Of Health Great Barrington MA 171 Egremont Plain Road 01230 413-528-0182

Florida Board Of Health Florida MA 379 Mohawk Trail 01343 413-662-2448

Great Barrington Health Department Great Barrington MA 20 Castle Street 01230 413-528-0680

Hancock Board Of Health Hancock MA 3650 Hancock Road 01237 413-738-5225

Hinsdale Board Of Health Hinsdale MA 39 South Street 01235 413-655-2301

Lanesborough Board Of Health Lanesborough MA 83 North Main Street 01237 413-442-1167

Monterey Board Of Health Monterey MA 435 Main Road 01245 413-528-1443

Mount Washington Board Of Health Mount Washington MA 118 East Street 01258 413-528-2839

New Ashford Board Of Health New Ashford MA 188 Mallery Road 01237 413-458-5461

New Marlborough Board Of Health New Marlborough MA 807 Mill River Southfield Road 01230 413-229-8469

North Adams Health Department North Adams MA 10 Main Street 01247 413-662-3020

Otis Board Of Health Otis MA 1 North Main Road 01253 413-260-0104

Peru Board Of Health Peru MA 7 East Main Road 01235 413-655-8312

Pittsfield Health Department Pittsfield MA 70 Allen Street 01201 413-499-9411

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

Adams City Hall Adams MA 8 Park Street 01220 413-743-8310

Adams Town Hall Adams MA 67 Park Street 01220 413-743-1212

Becket Town Hall Becket MA 557 Main Street 01223 413-623-8934

Cheshire Town Hall Cheshire MA 80 Church St 01225 413-743-1690

Clarksburg Town Hall Clarksburg MA 111 River Road 01247 413-663-8255

Dalton Town Hall Dalton MA Ste 6, 462 Main St, Ste 6 01226 413-684-6111

Florida Town Hall Drury MA 379 Mohawk Trl 01343 413-662-2448

Great Barrington Town Hall Great Barrington MA 334 Main Street 01230 413-528-3140

Hancock Town Hall Hancock MA 3650 Hancock Road 01237 413-738-5225

Hinsdale Town Hall Hinsdale MA 39 South Street 01235 413-655-2301

Lee Town Hall Lee MA 32 Main Street 01238 413-243-5505

Lenox Town Hall Lenox MA 6 Walker Street, Ste 6 01240 413-637-5506

Monterey Town Hall Monterey MA 435 Main Road 01245 413-528-5175

New Ashford Town Hall New Ashford MA 199 Mallery Road 01237 413-458-5461

Otis Town Hall Otis MA 1 North Main Road 01253 413-269-0104

Peru Town Hall Peru MA 3 East Main Road 01235 413-655-8312

Pittsfield City Hall Pittsfield MA 330 North Street 01201 413-236-8689


Berkshire 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 Berkshire County, Massachusetts, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Berkshire 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 Massachusetts, 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.

Austen Riggs Center Stockbridge MA 25 Main Street 01262 413-298-5511

Berkshire Health Systems: BMC Medical Arts Complex Pittsfield MA 777 North Street 01201 413-447-2000

Berkshire Medical Center - Berkshire Campus Pittsfield MA 725 North Street 01201 413-447-2000

Berkshire Medical Center - Hillcrest Campus Pittsfield MA 165 Tor Court 01201

Fairview Hospital Great Barrington MA 29 Lewis Avenue 01230 413-528-2000

North Adams Regional Hospital North Adams MA 71 Hospital Avenue 01247 413-664-5000


Berkshire County Archives preserve documents of historic significance, sometimes as part of a larger library collection or a private collection. Local jurisdictions may also maintain their own Archives to store documents related to the area, which can include Berkshire County birth records. These records may date back many decades or even centuries, making them valuable resources for genealogical research in Berkshire County, Massachusetts. Birth records may include the name of the baby, the date and time of birth, the location of birth, and the identity of the parents. Archives may provide online access to some of their birth records.

Pittsfield National Archive Pittsfield MA 10 Conte Drive 01201 413-236-3600