Union County Birth Records

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

Elizabeth Clerk Elizabeth NJ 50 Winfield Scott Plaza 07201 908-820-4130

Fanwood Clerk Fanwood NJ 75 North Martine Avenue 07023 908-322-6750

Garwood Clerk Garwood NJ 403 South Avenue 07027 908-789-0780

Hillside Township Clerk Hillside NJ 1409 Liberty Avenue 07205 973-926-3000

Kenilworth Borough Clerk Kenilworth NJ 567 Boulevard 07033 908-276-9090

Mountainside Clerk Mountainside NJ 1385 U.s. 22 07092 908-232-5335

Rahway City Clerk Rahway NJ 1 City Hall Plaza 07065 732-669-3610

Roselle Park Borough Clerk Roselle Park NJ 110 Westfield Avenue East 07204 908-245-6222

Summit City Clerk Summit NJ 512 Springfield Avenue 07901 908-273-6400

Union County Clerk Westfield NJ 300 North Avenue East 07090 908-654-9859

Union County Clerk Elizabeth NJ 2 Broad Street 07201 908-527-4787

Union County Clerk Elizabeth NJ 2 Broad Street 07201 908-527-4787

Union Township Clerk Union NJ 1976 Morris Avenue 07083 908-851-8501


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

Children's Specialized Hospital Mountainside NJ 150 New Providence Road 07092 445-373-5498

Kindred Hospital New Jersey - Rahway Rahway NJ 865 Stone Street 07065 732-453-2950

Muhlenberg Regional Medical Center Plainfield NJ 1200 Randolph Road 07060 908-668-2200

Overlook Medical Center Summit NJ 99 Beauvoir Avenue 07901 908-522-2000

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway Rahway NJ 865 Stone Street 07065 732-381-4200

Runnels Specialized Hospital: Lanza Raymond DO Berkeley Heights NJ 40 Watchung Way 07922 908-771-5700

Summit Oaks Hospital Summit NJ 19 Prospect Street 07902 908-522-7000

Trinitas Comprehensive Cancer Center Elizabeth NJ 225 Williamson Street 07202 908-994-8000

Trinitas Regional Medical Center Elizabeth NJ 225 Williamson Street 07202 908-994-5000

Trinitas Wound Healing Center & Hyperbaric Medicine Center Elizabeth NJ 240 Williamson Street 07202 908-994-5480


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

Clark Township Police Records Archive Clark NJ 315 Westfield Avenue 07066 732-381-5696

Summit Foundation Records Archive Summit NJ 2 Montview Road 07901

Union County Clerk Records Archive Elizabeth NJ 2 Broad Street 07201 908-527-4787


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

Clark Township Town Hall Clark NJ 430 Westfield Avenue 07066 732-388-3600

Elizabeth City Hall Elizabeth NJ 50 Winfield Scott Plaza 07201 908-820-4000

Elizabeth City Hall Elizabeth NJ 250 Broadway 07206 908-820-2847

Linden City Hall Linden NJ 301 Wood Avenue 07036 908-474-8413

Plainfield City Hall Plainfield NJ 515 Watchung Avenue 07060 908-753-3000

Rahway City Hall Rahway NJ 1 City Hall Plaza 07065 732-827-2000

Union Township Town Hall Union NJ 1976 Morris Avenue 07083 908-851-8500

Winfield Town Hall Winfield NJ 12 Gulfstream Avenue 07036 908-925-4369


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

Elizabeth Health Department Elizabeth NJ 50 Winfield Scott Plaza 07201 908-820-4049

Kenilworth Health Department Kenilworth NJ 575 Boulevard 07033 908-276-2740

Rahway Health Department Rahway NJ 1 City Hall Plaza 07065 732-827-2085