Erie County Birth Records

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

Aurora Town Clerk East Aurora NY 5 South Grove Street 14052 716-652-3280

Brant Town Clerk Angola NY 1294 Brant North Collins Road 14006 716-549-0282

Buffalo City Clerk Buffalo NY 65 Niagara Square 14202 716-851-5431

Collins Town Clerk Collins NY 14093 Mill Street 14034 716-532-4887

Eden Town Clerk Eden NY 2795 East Church Street 14057 716-992-3559

Erie County Clerk Buffalo NY 92 Franklin Street 14202 716-858-8843

Gowanda Village Clerk Gowanda NY 27 East Main Street 14070 716-532-3353

Grand Island Clerk Grand Island NY 2255 Baseline Road 14072 716-773-9650

Holland Clerk Holland NY 47 Pearl Street 14080 716-537-2770

Lancaster Village Clerk Lancaster NY 5423 Broadway 14086 716-683-2105

Marilla Town Clerk Marilla NY 1740 Two Rod Road 14102 716-652-5350

Newstead Town Clerk Akron NY 57 John Street 14001 585-542-4573

North Collins Village Clerk North Collins NY 10543 Main St 14111 716-337-3160

Orchard Park Clerk Orchard Park NY 4295 South Buffalo Street 14127 716-662-6415

Sardinia Town Clerk Sardinia NY 12320 Savage Road 14134 716-496-8900

Tonawanda City Clerk Tonawanda NY 200 Niagara Street 14150 716-695-8318


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

Amherst Town Hall Williamsville NY 5583 Main Street 14221 716-631-7000

Aurora Town Hall East Aurora NY 5 South Grove Street 14052 716-652-7944

Boston Town Hall Boston NY 8500 Boston State Road 14025 716-941-6113

Buffalo City Hall Buffalo NY 65 Niagara Square 14202 716-851-4200

Cheektowaga Town Hall Buffalo NY 3301 Broadway 14227 716-686-3400

Clarence Town Hall Clarence NY 1 Town Place 14031 716-741-8938

Concord Town Hall Springville NY 86 Franklin Street 14141 716-592-9898

Eden Town Hall Eden NY 2795 East Church Street 14057 716-992-3408

Elma Town Hall Elma Center NY 1600 Bowen Road 14059 716-652-3260

Erie County City Hall Buffalo NY 95 Franklin Street 14202 716-851-5991

Evans Town Hall Angola NY 8787 Erie Road 14006 800-225-5368

Grand Island Town Hall Grand Island NY 2255 Baseline Road 14072 716-773-9600

Hamburg Town Hall Hamburg NY 6100 South Park Avenue 14075 716-649-6111

Holland Town Hall Holland NY 47 Pearl Street 14080 716-537-9443

Newstead Town Hall Akron NY 5 Clarence Center Road 14001 716-542-4573

Tonawanda City Hall Tonawanda NY 200 Niagara Street 14150 716-695-1800


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

Bertrand Chaffee Hospital Springville NY 224 East Main Street 14141 716-592-2871

BryLin Hospital - Mental Health Service Buffalo NY 1263 Delaware Avenue 14209 716-886-8200

Buffalo General Medical Center - Kaleida Health Buffalo NY 100 High Street 14203 716-859-5600

Catholic Health System Buffalo NY 2121 Main Street 14214 716-862-2400

Erie County Medical Center Buffalo NY 462 Grider Street 14215 716-898-3000

Kaleida Health Buffalo NY 726 Exchange Street 14210 716-859-8620

Kenmore Mercy Hospital Kenmore NY 2950 Elmwood Avenue 14217 716-447-6100

Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital Buffalo NY 3 Gates Circle 14209 716-887-4600

Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital Buffalo NY 1540 Maple Road 14221 716-568-3600

Roswell Park Cancer Institute Buffalo NY Elm S & Carlton St 14203 716-845-2300

Sheehan Memorial Hospital Buffalo NY 425 Michigan Avenue 14203 716-848-2116

Sisters of Charity Hospital, St. Joseph Campus Cheektowaga NY 2605 Harlem Road 14225 716-891-2400

VA Medical Center Buffalo NY 3495 Bailey Avenue 14215 716-834-9200


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

Buffalo Accident Records Archive Buffalo NY 74 Franklin Street 14202 716-851-4566

Buffalo Lackawanna Vital Records Archive Buffalo NY 714 Ridge Road 14218 716-827-6431


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

Buffalo Health Department Buffalo NY 462 Grider Street 14215 716-898-3326

Erie County Health Department Buffalo NY 609 Ridge Road 14218 716-858-8422

New York State Health Department Buffalo NY 666 Elm Street 14203 800-541-2437