Mercer County Birth Records

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

Appellate Clerk Trenton NJ 25 Market Street 08611 609-777-3086

Camden County Clerk Trenton NJ 25 Market Street 08611 609-421-6100

Hightstown Clerk Hightstown NJ 148 North Main Street 08520 609-490-5105

Hopewell Clerk Hopewell NJ 45 East Broad Street 08525 609-466-8628

Hopewell Clerk Hopewell NJ 201 Washington Crossing Pennington Road 08560 609-737-1035

Lawrence Township Clerk Lawrence NJ 357 Main Street 08311 856-447-3035

Mercer County Clerk Trenton NJ 209 South Broad Street 08608 609-989-6464

Princeton Clerk Princeton NJ 400 Witherspoon Street 08542 609-924-5704


Mercer 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 Mercer County New Jersey, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Mercer 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 New Jersey, 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.

Ann Klein Forensic Psychiatric Hospital West Trenton NJ Stuyvesant Ave 08628 609-633-0900

Fresenius Medical Care at Mercer Capital Health System Trenton NJ 750 Brunswick Avenue 08638 609-394-6000

Medical Center at Princeton Princeton NJ 253 Witherspoon Street 08540 609-497-4000

New Jersey Division of Mental Health Services (DMHS) Trenton NJ PO Box 700 08625 800-382-6717

Princeton House Behavioral Health Princeton NJ 905 Herrontown Road 08540 609-497-3300

Senator Garrett W. Hagedorn Psychiatric Hospital Trenton NJ PO Box 700 08625 609-777-0677

St Lawrence Rehabilitation Center Lawrence NJ 2381 Lawrenceville Road 08648 609-896-9500

Trenton Psychiatric Hospital Trenton NJ 100 Sullivan Way 08618 609-633-1500


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

Ewing State Archive Ewing NJ 2300 Stuyvesant Avenue 08618 609-292-4756

Trenton State Archive Trenton NJ 225 West State Street 08608 609-292-6260


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

New Jersey State Health Department Trenton NJ 135 East State Street 08608 609-588-7500

Princeton Health Department Princeton NJ 1 Monument Drive 08540 609-497-7614

Trenton Health Department Trenton NJ 218 North Broad Street 08608 609-989-3242


Mercer County Town and City Halls keep documents and records related to their municipality, including vital documents like Mercer 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 Mercer 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 Mercer County New Jersey. Town and City Halls may also maintain other Mercer 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.

Trenton City Hall Trenton NJ 319 East State Street 08608 609-989-3000

Washington Township City Hall Trenton NJ 1 Washington Blvd 08691 609-918-0002