Grant County Birth Records

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

Grant County Clerk Elbow Lake MN 10 2nd Street Northeast 56531 218-685-8282

Hoffman City Clerk Hoffman MN 127 Main Avenue West 56339 320-986-2448


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

Herman City Hall Herman MN 105 5th Street East 56248 320-677-2297

Wendell Town Hall Wendell MN 590 State Highway 55 56590 218-458-2165


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

Prairie Ridge Hospital/Clinic: Reeve Heather Elbow Lake MN 930 1st Street Northeast 56531 218-685-4461