Polk County Birth Records

Search for Polk 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 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 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 Polk County genealogical research. Birth records can be requested online at the Clerk Office website.

Polk County Clerk Osceola NE PO Box 506 68651 402-747-5371

Shelby City Clerk Shelby NE 230 Walnut Street 68662 402-527-5198


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 Nebraska, 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 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.

Annie Jeffrey Memorial County Health Center Osceola NE 531 Beebe Street 68651 402-747-2031


The Polk County Health Department is responsible for monitoring public health, and it may operate at the Nebraska, 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 Nebraska 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 Osceola NE 330 North State Street 68651 402-747-2211