Hampshire County Birth Records

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

Amherst Town Clerk Amherst MA 4 Boltwood Avenue 01002 413-259-3035

Belchertown Town Clerk Belchertown MA 2 Jabish Street 01007 413-323-0281

Chesterfield Town Clerk Chesterfield MA 422 Main Road 01012 413-296-4741

Hadley Town Clerk Hadley MA 100 Middle Street 01035 413-584-1590

Hampshire County Clerk Northampton MA 15 Gothic Street 01060 413-584-5810

Northampton City Clerk Northampton MA 210 Main Street 01060 413-587-1224

South Hadley City Clerk South Hadley MA 116 Main Street 01075 413-538-5023

Southampton Town Clerk Southampton MA 8 East Street 01073 413-527-8392


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

Amherst Health Department Amherst MA 70 Boltwood Walk 01002 413-259-3074

Easthampton Town Health Department Easthampton MA 50 Payson Avenue 01027 413-529-1430

Health Department Belchertown MA 2 Jabish St 01007 413-323-0406

Northampton Health Department Northampton MA 23 Service Center Road 01060 413-586-7525

Ware Health Department Ware MA 126 Main Street 01082 413-967-9615


Hampshire 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 Hampshire County birth records. These records may date back many decades or even centuries, making them valuable resources for genealogical research in Hampshire 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.

Amherst Police Records Archive Amherst MA 111 Main Street 01002 413-259-3016

Northampton Police Records Archive Northampton MA 29 Center Street 01060 413-587-1106

Northampton Smith College Archive Northampton MA Alumnae Gymnasium 01063 413-585-2970


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

Amherst Town Hall Amherst MA 4 Boltwood Avenue 01002 413-256-4004

Belchertown Hall Belchertown MA 2 Jabish Street 01007 413-323-0400

Easthampton City Hall Easthampton MA 50 Payson Avenue 01027 413-529-1460

Easthampton Town Hall Easthampton MA 32 Payson Avenue 01027 413-527-1470

Hadley Town Hall Hadley MA 100 Middle Street 01035 413-586-3354

Hatfield Town Hall Hatfield MA 59 Main Street 01038 413-247-0491

Huntington Town Hall Huntington MA 24 Russell Road 01050 413-667-3500

Middlefield Town Hall Middlefield MA 188 Skyline Trl 01243 413-623-8966

Northampton City Hall Northampton MA 210 Main Street 01060 413-587-1276

Pelham Town Hall Pelham MA 351 Amherst Road 01002 413-253-7129

Plainfield Town Hall Plainfield MA W MAIN St 01070 413-634-2252

South Hadley Town Hall South Hadley MA 116 Main Street 01075 413-538-5017

Southampton Town Hall Southampton MA 210 College Hwy 01073 413-529-0106

Ware Town Hall Ware MA 126 Main Street 01082 413-967-9648

Westhampton Town Hall Westhampton MA 1 South Road 01027 413-527-0463

Williamsburg Town Hall Williamsburg MA 16 Main Street 01096 413-268-8405

Worthington Town Hall Worthington MA 160 Huntington Road 01098 413-238-5577


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

Cooley Dickinson Hospital Northampton MA 30 Locust Street 01060 413-582-2000

Mary Lane Hospital Ware MA 85 South Street 01082 413-967-6211

Northampton VA Medical Center Northampton MA 421 North Main Street 01062 413-584-4040