Hancock County Birth Records

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

Hancock County Clerk Bay Saint Louis MS 152 Main Street 39520 228-467-2252

Hancock County Clerk Kiln MS PO Box 698 39556 228-255-5808

Waveland City Clerk Waveland MS 407 Highway 90 39576 228-467-4134


The Hancock County Health Department is responsible for monitoring public health, and it may operate at the Mississippi, Hancock County, or local level. In some areas, Health Departments are also responsible for maintaining Hancock County vital records, including documents related to birth such as birth certificates. These Hancock 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 Mississippi State driver's license or passport, receive a Social Security number, or apply for government services, and they can also be useful for Hancock County genealogical research. Health Departments may provide online access to their birth records.

Hancock County Health Department Bay Saint Louis MS 3062 Longfellow Road 39520 228-467-4510


Hancock 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 Hancock County Mississippi, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Hancock 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 Mississippi, 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.

Hancock Medical Center Bay Saint Louis MS 149 Drinkwater Road 39520 228-467-8600