Scott County Birth Records (Minnesota)

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

Scott County Clerk Shakopee MN 200 4th Avenue West 55379 952-496-8200


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

Belle Plaine City Hall Belle Plaine MN 218 N Meridian St 56011 952-873-5553

Credit River Town Hall Prior Lake MN 18985 Meadow View Blvd 55372 952-440-5617

Elko New Market City Hall Elko New Market MN 601 Main Street 55054 952-461-2777

Jordan City Hall Jordan MN 210 1st Street East, Ste 1 55352 952-492-2535

New Prague City Hall New Prague MN 118 Central Avenue North 56071 952-758-4401

Prior Lake City Hall Prior Lake MN 4646 Dakota Street Southeast 55372 952-447-9800

Savage City Hall Savage MN 6000 Mc Coll Drive 55378 952-882-2660

Shakopee City Hall Shakopee MN 129 Holmes Street South 55379 952-233-9391

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

Mchs New Prague New Prague MN 301 2nd Street Northeast 56071 952-758-4431

Queen of Peace Hospital New Prague MN 301 2nd Street Northeast 56071 952-758-4431

St Francis Regional Med Center Shakopee MN 1455 Saint Francis Avenue 55379 952-403-3000


Scott County Archives preserve documents of historic significance, sometimes as part of a larger library collection or a private collection. Local jurisdictions may also maintain their own Archives to store documents related to the area, which can include Scott County birth records. These records may date back many decades or even centuries, making them valuable resources for genealogical research in Scott County, Minnesota. Birth records may include the name of the baby, the date and time of birth, the location of birth, and the identity of the parents. Archives may provide online access to some of their birth records.

Scott County Land Records Archive Shakopee MN 200 4th Avenue West 55379 952-496-8150

Scott County Sheriff Records Archive Shakopee MN 301 Fuller Street South 55379 952-496-8309


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

Scott County Public Health Shakopee MN 792 Canterbury Road 55379 952-496-8520