Grant County Birth Records (Minnesota)

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


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

Grant County Mid-State Community Health Services Elbow Lake MN 10 1st Street Northwest 56531 320-685-5301

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 Hosp Hlth Serv Elbow Lake MN 1411 Minnesota 79 56531 218-685-7300

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