Dent County Birth Records

Search for Dent County MO 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 Dent County Clerk is responsible for maintaining important documents for a county or local area, including vital documents like Dent 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 Missouri birth certificate acts as legal proof of birth and citizenship, and it may be required to apply for a MO 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 Dent County genealogical research. Birth records can be requested online at the Clerk Office website.

Dent County Clerk Salem MO 400 North Main Street 65560 573-729-4144


Dent 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 Dent County birth records. These records may date back many decades or even centuries, making them valuable resources for genealogical research in Dent County Missouri. 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.

Dent County Records Archive Salem MO 112 East 5th Street 65560 573-729-2198