Polk County Birth Records

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

Polk County Clerk Columbus NC PO Box 308 28722 828-894-3301

Tryon Town Clerk Tryon NC 301 North Trade Street 28782 828-859-6655


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

Columbus Town Hall Columbus NC 95 Walker St 28722 828-894-8236

Saluda City Hall Saluda NC 6 East Main Street 28773 828-749-2581


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

Polk County Health Department Columbus NC 161 Walker Street 28722 828-894-8271


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

Saint Luke's Hospital Columbus NC 101 Hospital Drive 28722 828-894-3311