Baltimore County Birth Records

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

Baltimore County Clerk Towson MD 401 Bosley Avenue 21204 410-887-2601


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

Baltimore Birth & Death Records Archive Baltimore MD 4201 Patterson Avenue 21215 410-396-3100

Baltimore University Archive Baltimore MD 1000 Hilltop Circle 21250 410-455-2353

Baltimore Vital Records Archive Baltimore MD 6550 Reisterstown Road 21215 410-764-3038


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

Baltimore County Health Department Lansdowne MD 3902 Annapolis Road 21227 410-887-1003

Baltimore County Health Department Baldwin MD 13800 Manor Road 21013 410-887-5961

Baltimore County Health Department Rosedale MD 9100 Franklin Square Drive 21237 410-887-6465

Baltimore County Health Department Essex MD 1538 Country Ridge Lane 21221 410-887-0246

Baltimore County Health Department Towson MD 1046 Taylor Avenue 21286 410-887-5992

Baltimore County Health Department Randallstown MD 3525 Resource Drive 21133 410-887-0613

Baltimore County Health Department Owings Mills MD 10225 Jensen Lane 21117 410-887-1503

Baltimore County Health Department Reisterstown MD 12035 Reisterstown Road 21136 410-887-1158

Carroll County Health Department Reisterstown MD 495 Central Avenue 21136 410-876-4437


Baltimore 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 Baltimore County Maryland, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Baltimore 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 Maryland, 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 Square Hospital Center Nottingham MD 4979 Mercantile Road 21236 410-933-6900

Greater Baltimore Medical Center Towson MD 6701 North Charles Street 21204 443-849-2000

Northwest Hospital Randallstown MD 5401 Old Court Road 21133 410-521-2200

Sheppard Pratt Health System Towson MD 6501 North Charles Street 21204 410-938-3000

University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center Towson MD 7601 Osler Drive 21204 410-337-1000