Dutchess County Birth Records

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

Dutchess County Clerk Poughkeepsie NY 22 Market Street 12601 845-486-2100

East Fishkill Town Clerk Hopewell Junction NY 330 New York 376 12533 845-227-0172

Fishkill Village Clerk Fishkill NY 1095 Main Street 12524 845-897-4431

Hyde Park Town Clerk Hyde Park NY 4383 Albany Post Road 12538 845-229-2103

Millbrook Village Clerk Millbrook NY 35 Merrit Avenue 12545 845-677-3939

Pleasant Valley Town Clerk Pleasant Valley NY 1554 Main Street 12569 845-635-3274

Poughkeepsie Town Clerk Arlington NY 17 Tucker Drive 12603 845-485-3692

Red Hook Village Clerk Red Hook NY 7467 South Broadway 12571 845-758-1081

Stanford Town Clerk Stanfordville NY 26 Town Hall Road 12581 845-868-1366

Tivoli Clerk Tivoli NY 86 Broadway 12583 845-757-2021


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

Amenia Town Hall Amenia NY 36 Mechanic Street 12501 845-373-9425

Beekman Town Hall Poughquag NY 4 Main St 12570 845-724-5013

Dover Town Hall Dover Plains NY 126 East Duncan Hill Road 12522 845-832-6111

East Fishkill Town Hall Hopewell Junction NY 330 New York 376 12533 845-221-9191

Fishkill Town Hall Fishkill NY 807 Route 52 12524 845-831-7800

Hyde Park Town Hall Hyde Park NY 4383 Albany Post Road 12538 845-229-5111

Lagrange Town Hall Lagrangeville NY 120 Stringham Road 12540 845-452-1830

North East Town Hall Millerton NY 19 North Maple Avenue 12546 518-789-3300

Poughkeepsie City Hall Poughkeepsie NY 62 Civic Center Plaza 12601 845-451-4200

Red Hook Town Hall Red Hook NY 109 South Broadway 12571 845-758-4606

Rhinebeck Town Hall Rhinebeck NY 80 East Market Street 12572 845-876-3409

Stanford Town Hall Stanfordville NY 26 Town Hall Road 12581 845-868-7027

Wappinger Town Hall Wappingers Falls NY 20 Middlebush Road 12590 845-297-2744

Washington Town Hall Millbrook NY 10 Reservoir Drive 12545 845-677-3419


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

Dutchess County Health Department Lagrangeville NY 1751 State Route 55 12540 845-677-4000

Dutchess County Health Department Millbrook NY 131 County House Road 12545 845-677-5532

Dutchess County Health Department Arlington NY 510 West Haight Avenue 12603 845-486-3403


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

Dutchess County Records Archive Poughkeepsie NY 170 Washington Street 12601 845-486-3677

New York State Archive Poughkeepsie NY 301 Manchester Road 12603 845-485-2633

Poughkeepsie Police Records Archive Poughkeepsie NY 62 Civic Center Plaza 12601 845-451-4155


Dutchess 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 Dutchess County New York, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Dutchess 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 York, 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.

Health Quest Poughkeepsie NY 21 Fox Street 12601 845-475-8500

MidHudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical Center Poughkeepsie NY 241 North Road 12601 845-483-5000

Northern Dutchess Hospital Rhinebeck NY 6511 Spring Brook Avenue 12572 845-876-3001

Vassar Brothers Medical Center Poughkeepsie NY 45 Reade Place 12601 845-454-8500