Lea County Birth Records

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

Lea County Clerk Hobbs NM 5915 North Lovington Highway 88240 575-392-0312


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

Hobbs City Hall Hobbs NM 300 North Turner Street 88240 575-397-9200

Lovington City Hall Lovington NM 214 S Love St 88260 575-396-2884


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

Hobbs Health Department Hobbs NM Ste B, 1923 N Dal Paso St 88240 575-397-2463

Lea County Health Department Lovington NM 302 North 5th Street 88260 575-396-2853


Lea 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 Lea County New Mexico, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Lea 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 Mexico, 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.

Lea Regional Medical Center: Robinson Kermie L MD Hobbs NM 5419 North Lovington Highway 88240 575-492-5000

Lea Regional Medical Center: Taylor Daniel F MD Hobbs NM 5419 North Lovington Highway 88240 575-492-5000

Nor-Lea General Hospital Lovington NM 1600 North Main Avenue 88260 575-396-6611