Polk County Birth Records

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

Crookston City Clerk Crookston MN 124 North Broadway 56716 218-281-1232

East Grand Forks Clerk East Grand Forks MN 600 Demers Avenue 56721 218-773-2483

Fosston City Clerk Fosston MN 220 1st Street East 56542 218-435-1959

McIntosh City Clerk McIntosh MN 115 Northwest Broadway 56556 218-563-3043

Mentor City Clerk Mentor MN GARFIELD Ave 56736 218-637-2911

Winger Clerk Winger MN 10 Minnesota Avenue 56592 218-938-4150


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

Crookston City Hall Crookston MN 124 North Broadway 56716 218-281-4503

Erskine City Hall Erskine MN 105 East Ross Avenue 56535 218-687-4646

Fisher City Hall Fisher MN 313 Park Avenue 56723 218-891-2207

McIntosh City Hall McIntosh MN 115 Northwest Broadway 56556 218-563-3388

Nielsville City Hall Nielsville MN 215 U.s. 75 56568 218-946-3205

Winger City Hall Winger MN 271 E Wisconsin Ave 56592 218-938-9992


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

First Care Medical Services Fosston MN 903 Prairie Pines Dr 56542 218-435-1337

RiverView Health Crookston MN 323 South Minnesota Street 56716 218-281-9200