Clay County Birth Records

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

Clay County Clerk Moorhead MN 807 11th Street North 56560 218-299-5065

Glyndon Clerk Glyndon MN 36 3rd Street Southeast 56547 218-498-2578

Ulen City Clerk Ulen MN 116 Northern Pacific Avenue West 56585 218-596-8849


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

Dilworth City Hall Dilworth MN 2 1st Avenue Southeast 56529 218-287-2313

Hawley City Hall Hawley MN 305 6th Street 56549 218-483-3331

Hitterdal City Hall Hitterdal MN 102 East Front Street 56552 218-962-3357

Moorhead City Hall Moorhead MN # 3, 500 CENTER Ave 56560 218-299-5301


Clay 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 Clay County Minnesota, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Clay 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 Minnesota, 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.

MeritCare Health System Moorhead MN 3310 U.s. 10 56560 701-234-1022