Lyon County Birth Records

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

Cottonwood Clerk's Office Cottonwood MN 86 East Main Street 56229 507-423-6488

Ghent Clerk Ghent MN 107 North Chapman Street 56239 507-428-3214

Lyon County Clerk Marshall MN 607 West Main Street 56258 320-864-1281

Marshall City Clerk Marshall MN 344 West Main Street 56258 507-537-6763

Minneota City Clerk Minneota MN 129 East 1st Street 56264 507-872-6144

Russel City Clerk Russell MN 106 North River Street 56169 507-823-4366

Tracy City Clerk Tracy MN 336 Morgan Street 56175 507-629-5528


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

Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center Marshall MN 300 South Bruce Street 56258 507-532-9661


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

Balaton City Hall Balaton MN 134 3rd Street 56115 507-734-4711

Lynd City Hall Lynd MN 111 West Railroad Street 56157 507-865-4514

Marshall City Hall Marshall MN 344 West Main Street 56258 507-537-6760

Russell Town Hall Russell MN 200 Front Street 56169 507-823-4347


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

Minnesota Department Of Health Marshall MN 1400 East Lyon Street 56258 507-537-7151