Dare County Birth Records

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

Dare County Clerk Manteo NC PO Box 1000 27954 252-475-5700


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

Buxton Health Department Buxton NC 47017 Buxton Back Road 27953 252-995-4404

Dare County Health Department Manteo NC 954 Marshall C Collins Drive 27954 252-475-5820


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

Manteo Town Hall Manteo NC 407 BUDLEIGH St 27954 252-473-2133

Nags Head Town Hall Nags Head NC 5401 South Croatan Highway 27959 252-441-5508

Southern Shores Town Hall Southern Shores NC 6 Skyline Road 27949 252-261-2394


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

The Outer Banks Hospital Nags Head NC 4800 South Croatan Highway 27959 252-449-4500