Washington County Birth Records (Maryland)

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

Washington County Clerk Hagerstown MD 95 West Washington Street 21740 301-733-8660


Washington 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 Washington County, Maryland, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Washington 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.

Brook Lane Health Services Hagerstown MD 13218 Brook Lane 21742 301-733-0330

Meritus Medical Center Hagerstown MD 11116 Medical Campus Road 21742 240-313-9500

Washington County Health Department Hagerstown MD 1302 Pennsylvania Avenue 21742 240-313-3200

Washington County Hospital Hagerstown MD 251 East Antietam Street 21740 240-313-9500

Western Maryland Center Hagerstown MD 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue 21742 301-745-4140


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

Clear Spring Town Hall Clear Spring MD 146 Cumberland Street 21722 301-842-2252

Funkstown Town Hall Hagerstown MD 30 East Baltimore Street 21740 301-791-0948

Hagerstown City Hall Hagerstown MD Ste 1, 1 E Franklin St 21740 301-790-3200

Keedysville Town Hall Keedysville MD 19 South Main Street 21756 301-432-5795

Sharpsburg Town Hall Sharpsburg MD 106 East Main Street 21782 301-432-4428

Smithsburg Town Hall Smithsburg MD 21 West Water Street 21783 301-824-7234

Williamsport City Hall Williamsport MD 2 North Conococheague Street 21795 301-223-7711


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

Washington County Health Department Hagerstown MD 1302 Pennsylvania Avenue 21742 240-313-3200