Jackson County Birth Records (Minnesota)

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

Alpha City Clerk Alpha MN 145 Main Street 56111 507-847-3557

Heron Lake City Clerk Heron Lake MN 312 10th Street 56137 507-793-2826

Jackson County Clerk Jackson MN 405 4th Street 56143 507-847-4400

Lakefield Clerk Lakefield MN 301 Main Street 56150 507-662-5457

The Jackson County Health Department is responsible for monitoring public health, and it may operate at the Minnesota, Jackson County, or local level. In some areas, Health Departments are also responsible for maintaining Jackson County vital records, including documents related to birth such as birth certificates. These Jackson 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 Jackson County genealogical research. Health Departments may provide online access to their birth records.

Cottonwood - Jackson Community Health Service Jackson MN 407 5th Street 56143 507-847-2366


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

Jackson City Hall Jackson MN 80 West Ashley Street 56143 507-847-4410

Lakefield City Hall Lakefield MN 301 Main Street 56150 507-662-5457

Okabena City Hall Okabena MN 101 North Minnesota Avenue 56161 507-853-4500


Jackson 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 Jackson County, Minnesota, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Jackson 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 Jackson Medical Center Jackson MN 1430 North Highway 56143 507-847-2420