Bay County Birth Records

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

Bay County Clerk Bay MI 515 Center Avenue 48708 989-895-4280

Essexville City Clerk Essexville MI 1107 Woodside Avenue 48732 989-893-7192

Williams Township Clerk Auburn MI 1080 West Midland Road 48611 989-662-4408


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

Auburn City Hall Auburn MI 113 East Elm Street 48611 989-662-6761

Bay City City Hall Bay MI 301 Washington Avenue 48708 989-894-8200

Essexville City Hall Essexville MI 1107 Woodside Avenue 48732 989-893-0772

Pinconning City Hall Pinconning MI 208 North Manitou Street 48650 989-879-2360


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

Bay County Health Department Bay MI 1200 Washington Avenue 48708 989-895-4009

Bay County Health Department Pinconning MI 218 South Kaiser Street 48650 989-879-3081


Bay 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 Bay County Michigan, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Bay 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 Michigan, 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.

Bay Special Care Hospital Bay MI 3250 East Midland Road 48706 989-667-6810

McLaren-Bay Region Outpatient Bay MI 4175 North Euclid Avenue 48706 989-667-3655

Radiation Oncology: MidMichigan Cancer Center - Gratiot Bay MI 3180 East Midland Road 48706 989-667-6670