Swift County Birth Records

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

Appleton City Clerks Appleton MN 323 West Schlieman Avenue 56208 320-289-1363

Swift County Clerk Benson MN 301 14th Street North 56215 320-843-2744


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

Appleton Area Health Services Appleton MN 30 South Behl Street 56208 320-289-2422

Swift County-Benson Hospital Benson MN 1815 Wisconsin Avenue 56215 320-843-4232