Rice County Birth Records (Minnesota)

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

Faribault City Clerk Faribault MN 208 1st Avenue Northwest 55021 507-333-0353

Morristown City Clerk Morristown MN 402 Division St S 55052 507-685-2302

Rice County Clerk Faribault MN 218 3rd Street Northwest 55021 507-332-6107

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

Dennison City Hall Dennison MN 37622 Goodhue Ave 55018 507-645-7732

Dundas City Hall Dundas MN 216 Railway Street North 55019 507-645-2852

Faribault City Hall Faribault MN 208 1st Ave NW 55021 507-334-2222

Nerstrand City Hall Nerstrand MN 221 Main Street 55053 507-332-8000

Northfield City Hall Northfield MN 801 Washington Street 55057 507-645-8833


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

District One Hospital Faribault MN 200 State Avenue 55021 507-334-6451


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

Rice County Public Health Service Faribault MN 320 3rd Street Northwest, 1 55021 507-332-6111