Franklin County Birth Records

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

Bernardston Town Clerk Bernardston MA 108 Northfield Road 01337 413-648-5408

Erving Town Clerk Erving MA 12 East Main Street 01344 978-544-2765

Franklin County Clerk Greenfield MA 101 Munson Street 01301 413-774-5535

Gill Town Clerk Gill MA 325 Main Road 01354 413-863-8103

Greenfield Clerk Greenfield MA 14 Court Square 01301 413-772-1503

Leverett Town Clerk Leverett MA 9 Montague Road 01054 413-548-9150

Massachusetts State Clerk Greenfield MA 425 Main Street 01301 413-774-2229

New Salem Town Clerk New Salem MA 15 South Main Street 01355 978-544-2731

Orange Clerk Orange MA 1 Court Sq 01364 978-544-8277

Sunderland Town Clerk Sunderland MA 12 School Street 01375 413-665-1440

Warwick Town Clerk Warwick MA 12 Athol Road 01378 978-544-8304

Whately Town Clerk Whately MA 218 CHESTNUT PLAIN Rd 01093 413-665-0054


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

Conway Town Hall Conway MA 32 Main Street 01341 413-369-4235

Gill Town Hall Gill MA 360 Main Road 01354 413-863-2591

Hawley Town Hall Hawley MA 8 Pudding Hollow Road 01339 413-339-5518

Heath Town Hall Heath MA 1 East Main Street 01346 413-337-4934

Leyden Town Hall Leyden MA 16 West Leyden Road 01337 413-774-4111

Monroe Town Hall Monroe Bridge MA 3 School Street 01350 413-424-5272

New Salem Town Hall New Salem MA 15 South Main Street 01355 978-544-2731

Orange Town Hall Orange MA 6 Prospect Street 01364 978-544-1100

Rowe Town Hall Rowe MA 321 Zoar Road 01367 413-339-5520

Shelburne Town Hall Shelburne Falls MA 17 State Street 01370 413-625-6330

Warwick Town Hall Warwick MA 12 Athol Road 01378 978-544-6315


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

Franklin Medical Center Greenfield MA 164 High Street 01301 413-773-0211


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

Greenfield Health Department Greenfield MA 13 Prospect Street 01301 413-772-5600