Rankin County Birth Records

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

Florence Town Clerk Florence MS 203 College Street 39073 601-845-8856

Flowood City Clerk Flowood MS 2101 Airport Road 39232 601-939-5602

Pearl Clerk Pearl MS 2422 Old Brandon Road 39208 601-932-3581

Pelahatchie City Clerk Pelahatchie MS 705 2nd Street 39145 601-854-5224

Rankin County Clerk Brandon MS PO Box 71 39043 601-824-2672

Richland City Clerk Richland MS 371 Scarbrough Street 39218 601-420-1550


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

Brandon City Hall Brandon MS 1000 Municipal Drive 39042 601-825-5021

Florence City Hall Florence MS 201 North Church Street 39073 601-845-2462

Flowood City Hall Flowood MS # A, 2101 Airport Rd N 39232 601-939-4243

Pearl City Hall Pearl MS 2420 Old Brandon Road 39208 601-932-2262

Pelahatchie City Hall Pelahatchie MS Highway 80 E 39145 601-854-5224

Richland City Hall Richland MS 380 Scarbrough Street 39218 601-932-3000


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

Brandon Rankin Chancery Court Records Archive Brandon MS 203 Town Square 39042 601-825-1649


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

Crossgates River Oaks Hospital Brandon MS 350 Crossgates Boulevard 39042 601-825-2811

Mississippi State Hospital Pearl MS 3550 Highway 468 39208 601-351-8000

River Oaks Hospital Flowood MS 1030 River Oaks Drive 39232 601-932-1030

Woman's Hospital Flowood MS 1026 North Flowood Drive 39232 601-932-1000


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

Rankin County Health Department Brandon MS 100 Tamberline Street 39042 601-825-2141

Rankin County Health Department Pearl MS 401 Parkway Drive 39208 601-420-4959