Cottonwood County Birth Records

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

Comfrey City Clerk Comfrey MN 120 Brown St E 56019 507-877-2665

Cottonwood County Clerk Windom MN 900 3rd Avenue 56101 507-831-4551


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

Jeffers Village City Hall Jeffers MN 106 Deaver Avenue 56145 507-628-4242

Westbrook City Hall Westbrook MN 556 1st Avenue 56183 507-274-6174


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

Sanford Westbrook Medical Center Westbrook MN 920 Bell Avenue 56183 507-274-6121

Windom Area Hospital Windom MN 2150 Hospital Drive 56101 507-831-2400