Wake County Birth Records

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

Garner Clerk Garner NC 900 7th Avenue 27529 919-773-4406

Holly Springs Town Clerk Holly Springs NC 128 South Main Street 27540 919-557-3900

Morrisville Town Clerk Morrisville NC 100 Town Hall Drive 27560 919-463-6151

North Carolina State Clerk Raleigh NC 2 East Morgan Street 27601 919-831-5700

Wake County Clerk Raleigh NC PO Box 550 27602 919-856-5565

Wake Forest Town Clerk Wake Forest NC 401 Elm Avenue 27587 919-554-6190


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

Apex Town Hall Apex NC 73 Hunter Street 27502 919-249-3303

Cary Town Hall Cary NC 316 North Academy Street 27513 919-469-4000

Fuquay-Varina Town Hall Fuquay-Varina NC 401 Old Honeycutt Road 27526 919-552-1400

Garner Town Hall Garner NC 900 7th Ave 27529 919-772-4688

Holly Springs Town Hall Holly Springs NC 128 S Main St 27540 919-552-6221

Knightdale Town Hall Knightdale NC 950 Steeple Square Court 27545 919-217-2212

Morrisville Town Hall Morrisville NC 100 Town Hall Drive 27560 919-463-6200

Rolesville Town Hall Rolesville NC 502 Southtown Circle 27571 919-556-3506

Wake Forest Town Hall Wake Forest NC 301 Brooks Street 27587 919-435-9400

Zebulon Town Hall Zebulon NC 1101 North Arendell Avenue 27597 919-269-7455


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

Central Prison Hospital Raleigh NC 1300 Western Boulevard 27606 919-733-0800

Dorothea Dix Hospital Raleigh NC 820 South Boylan Avenue 27603 919-788-0801

Duke Raleigh Hospital Raleigh NC 3400 Wake Forest Road 27609 919-954-3000

Holly Hill Hospital Raleigh NC 3019 Falstaff Road 27610 919-250-7000

Rex Health Care Raleigh NC 4420 Lake Boone Trail 27607 919-784-3100

WakeMed Raleigh NC 3000 New Bern Avenue 27610 919-350-8000


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

North Carolina Archive Raleigh NC 109 East Jones Street 27601 252-830-6583

North Carolina State Government Records Archive Raleigh NC 215 North Blount Street 27601 919-807-7350

North Carolina State Vital Records Archive Raleigh NC 225 North Mc Dowell Street 27603 919-733-3526

Raleigh Archive Raleigh NC 120 West Lane Street 27603 919-733-3209

Raleigh Land Records Archive Raleigh NC 219 Fayetteville Street 27601 919-807-2206

Wake County Vital Records Archive Raleigh NC 300 South Salisbury Street 27601 919-856-5218


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

North Carolina Health Department Raleigh NC 225 North Mc Dowell Street 27603 919-733-3056

Wake County Health Department Raleigh NC 10 Sunnybrook Road 27610 919-250-4720