Bristol County Birth Records

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

Bristol County Clerk Taunton MA 9 Court Street 02780 508-823-6588

Dartmouth Town Clerk Dartmouth MA 400 Slocum Road 02747 508-999-0723

Dighton Town Clerk Dighton MA 979 Somerset Avenue 02715 508-669-5411

Easton Town Clerk Easton MA 136 Elm Street 02356 508-230-0530

Fall River City Clerk Fall River MA 1 Government Center 02720 508-324-2220

New Bedford City Clerk New Bedford MA 133 William Street 02740 508-961-3153

Norton Town Clerk Norton MA 70 East Main Street 02766 508-285-0230

Swansea Town Clerk Swansea MA 81 Main Street 02777 508-678-9389


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

Arbour Fuller Hospital North Attleboro MA 200 May Street 02760 508-761-8500

Morton Hospital and Medical Center Taunton MA 88 Washington Street 02780 508-828-7000

Saint Anne's Hospital Fall River MA 795 Middle Street 02721 508-674-5600

Southcoast Health System New Bedford MA 101 Page Street 02740 844-744-5544

Southcoast Health System : Charlton Memorial Hospital Fall River MA 363 Highland Avenue 02720 508-679-3131

St. Luke's Hospital New Bedford MA 101 Page Street 02740 508-997-1515

Sturdy Memorial Hospital Attleboro MA 211 Park Street 02703 508-222-5200


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

Attleboro City Hall Attleboro MA 77 Park Street 02703 508-223-2222

Dartmouth Town Hall Dartmouth MA 400 Slocum Road 02747 508-910-1813

Dighton Town Hall Dighton MA 1551 Somerset Avenue 02715 508-669-5667

Easton Town Hall Easton MA 136 Elm Street 02356 508-230-0510

Fairhaven Town Hall Fairhaven MA 40 Center Street 02719 508-979-4023

Fall River City Hall Fall River MA 1 Government Center 02720 508-324-2000

Freetown Town Hall Freetown MA 3 North Main Street 02702 508-644-2205

New Bedford City Hall New Bedford MA 133 William Street 02740 508-979-1450

Norton Town Hall Norton MA 70 East Main Street 02766 508-285-0200

Raynham Town Hall Raynham MA 558 South Main Street 02767 508-824-2700

Rehoboth Town Hall Rehoboth MA 148 Peck Street 02769 508-252-6502

Seekonk Town Hall Seekonk MA 100 Peck Street 02771 508-336-7400

Somerset Town Hall Somerset MA 140 Wood Street 02726 508-646-2800

Swansea Town Hall Swansea MA 81 Main Street 02777 508-678-2981

Taunton City Hall Taunton MA 15 Summer Street 02780 508-821-1000

Westport Town Hall North Westport MA 856 Main Road 02790 508-636-1025


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

Massachusetts Health Department Taunton MA 60 Hodges Avenue 02780 508-824-2058

New Bedford Health Department New Bedford MA 1213 Purchase Street 02740 508-991-6199

New Bedford Health Department New Bedford MA 1740 Purchase Street 02740 508-984-0601