Platte County Birth Records (Nebraska)

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

Columbus Clerk Columbus NE 2424 14th Street 68601 402-562-4260

Lindsay Clerk Lindsay NE 121 Pine Street 68644 402-428-4010

Platte County Clerk Columbus NE PO Box 538 68602 402-563-4905


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

Columbus Community Hospital Columbus NE 4600 38th Street 68601 402-564-7118


The Platte County Health Department is responsible for monitoring public health, and it may operate at the Nebraska, Platte County, or local level. In some areas, Health Departments are also responsible for maintaining Platte County vital records, including documents related to birth such as birth certificates. These Platte 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 Nebraska State driver's license or passport, receive a Social Security number, or apply for government services, and they can also be useful for Platte County genealogical research. Health Departments may provide online access to their birth records.

East Central District Health Department Columbus NE 2282 East 32nd Avenue 68601 402-563-9224