New Hanover County Birth Records

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

Carolina Beach Town Clerk Carolina Beach NC 1121 North Lake Park Boulevard 28428 910-458-2993

Kure Beach Town Clerk Kure Beach NC 117 Settlers Lane 28449 910-458-8216

New Hanover County Clerk Wilmington NC 316 Princess Street 28401 910-341-1111

New Hanover County Clerk Wilmington NC 230 Government Center Drive 28403 910-798-7149


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

Carolina Beach Town Hall Carolina Beach NC 1121 North Lake Park Boulevard 28428 910-458-2999

Wrightsville Beach Town Hall Wrightsville Beach NC 321 Causeway Dr 28480 910-256-7900


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

Coastal Rehabilitation Hospital Wilmington NC 2523 Delaney Avenue 28403 910-343-7835

NHRMC Orthopedic Hospital Wilmington NC 5301 Wrightsville Avenue 28403 910-452-8100

New Hanover Regional Medical Center Wilmington NC 2131 South 17th Street 28401 910-667-7000

Oaks Behavioral Health Hospital Wilmington NC 2131 South 17th Street 28401 910-343-7787

Walter H. Gajewski, MD | NHRMC Zimmer Cancer Center Wilmington NC 2131 South 17th Street 28401 910-667-3000


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

Wilmington Educational Records Archive Wilmington NC 3233 Burnt Mill Drive 28403 910-251-1235