Burke County Birth Records

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

Burke County Clerk Morganton NC 201 South Green Street 28655 828-433-3200

Burke County Clerk Morganton NC PO Box 219 28680 828-764-9354


Burke 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 Burke County North Carolina, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Burke 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 North Carolina, 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.

Broughton Hospital Morganton NC 1000 South Sterling Street 28655 828-433-2111

Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge - Valdese Connelly Springs NC 720 Malcolm Boulevard 28612 828-580-2251

Grace Hospital Connelly Springs NC 720 Malcolm Boulevard 28612 866-577-1006

Valdese Hospital Connelly Springs NC 720 Malcolm Boulevard 28612 828-580-2251


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

Burke County Health Department Morganton NC 110 North Green Street 28655 828-438-5430

North Carolina Department-Health Morganton NC 1000 South Sterling Street 28655 828-433-2111


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

Drexel City Hall Morganton NC 202 Church Street 28655 828-437-7421

Morganton City Hall Morganton NC 305 East Union Street 28655 828-437-8863

Valdese City Hall Valdese NC 121 Faet Street Southwest 28690 828-879-2120


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

Morganton Records Archive Morganton NC 304 College Street 28655 828-438-5290