Dawson County Birth Records

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

Cozarrd City Clerk Cozad NE 215 West 8th Street 69130 308-784-3907

Dawson County Clerk Lexington NE 700 North Washington Street 68850 308-324-5606

Farnam Village Clerk Farnam NE 315 Main Street 69029 308-569-2355

Gothenburg City Clerk Gothenburg NE 409 9th Street 69138 308-537-3677

Overton Village Clerk Overton NE 503 C St 68863 308-987-2433

Sumner Village Clerk Sumner NE 102 East 5th Avenue 68878 308-752-3015


Dawson 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 Dawson County Nebraska, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Dawson 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 Nebraska, 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.

Cozad Community Hospital Cozad NE 300 East 12th Street 69130 308-784-2261

Gothenburg Memorial Hospital Gothenburg NE 910 20th Street 69138 308-537-3661

Lexington Regional Health Center Lexington NE 1201 North Erie Street 68850 308-324-5651