Van Buren County Birth Records

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

Bloomingdale Village Clerk Bloomingdale MI 109 East Kalamazoo Street 49026 269-521-3222

Decatur Village Clerk Decatur MI 114 North Phelps Street 49045 269-423-6114

Gobles City Clerk Gobles MI 105 East Main Street 49055 269-628-2246

Lawrence Township Clerk Lawrence MI 122 West Saint Joseph Street 49064 269-674-4255

Lawton Village Clerk Lawton MI 125 South Main Street 49065 269-624-6407

Van Buren County Clerk Paw Paw MI 212 East Paw Paw Street 49079 269-657-8218


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

Bangor City Hall Bangor MI 257 West Monroe Street 49013 269-427-5831

Hartford City Hall Hartford MI 19 West Main Street 49057 269-621-2477

Paw Paw City Hall Paw Paw MI 111 East Michigan Avenue 49079 269-657-3148

South Haven City Hall South Haven MI 539 Phoenix Street 49090 269-637-0745


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

LakeView Community Hospital Paw Paw MI 408 Hazen Street 49079 269-657-3141

South Haven Community Hospital South Haven MI 955 South Bailey Avenue 49090 269-637-5271