New York County Birth Records

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

New York Clerk New York NY 141 Worth Street 10013 212-669-2778

New York County Clerk New York NY 60 Centre Street 10007 646-386-5955


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

Bellevue Hospital Center New York NY 462 1st Avenue 10016 212-562-4141

Cabrini Medical Center New York NY 227 East 19th Street 10003 212-995-6000

Coler Goldwater Specialty Hospital & Nursing Facility New York NY 900 Main Street 10044 212-848-6000

Continuum Health Partners New York NY 555 West 57th Street 10019 212-523-5555

Gouverneur Healthcare Services New York NY 227 Madison Street 10002 212-238-7897

Gracie Square Hospital New York NY 420 East 76th Street 10021 212-988-4400

Harlem Hospital Center New York NY 506 Lenox Avenue 10037 212-939-1000

Hospital for Special Surgery New York NY 535 East 70th Street 10021 212-606-1000

Lenox Hill Hospital New York NY 100 East 77th Street 10075 212-434-2000

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center New York NY 1275 York Avenue 10065 212-639-2000

Metropolitan Hospital Center New York NY 1901 1st Avenue 10029 212-423-6262

Mount Sinai Beth Israel New York NY 1st Avenue 10003 212-420-2000

Mount Sinai Hospital New York NY 1 Gustave L. Levy Place 10029 212-241-6500

Mount Sinai NYU Health New York NY 16 East 16th Street 10003 212-420-2000

NYEE Urgent Care Clinic (New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai) New York NY 218 2nd Avenue 10003 212-979-4000

NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases Center for Children New York NY 301 East 17th Street 10003 212-598-6205

New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation New York NY 125 Worth Street 10013

New York University Cancer Institute New York NY 160 East 34th Street 10016 212-731-5001

New York University Med Center: Hilz Max J MD New York NY 550 1st Avenue 10016 212-263-7300

New York VA Medical Center New York NY 423 East 23rd Street 10010 212-686-7500

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital New York NY 235 East 67th Street 10065 212-772-3800

NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital New York NY 3959 Broadway 10032 212-305-5437

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center New York NY 630 West 168th Street 10032 212-305-2500

NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital New York NY 170 William Street 10038 212-312-5000

NewYork-Presbyterian/The Allen Hospital New York NY 5141 Broadway 10034 212-932-4000

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center New York NY 525 East 68th Street 10065 212-746-5454

Renaissance Health Care Network Diagnostic & Treatment Center New York NY 264 West 118th Street 10026 212-932-6500

Rockefeller University Hospital New York NY 1230 York Avenue 10065 212-327-8448

Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine New York NY 530 1st Avenue 10016 212-263-6034

Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine New York NY 400 East 34th Street 10016 212-263-6028

Saint Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center New York NY 1000 10th Avenue 10019 212-523-4000

Saint Marks Veterinary Hospital New York NY 348 East 9th Street 10003 212-477-2688

Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers New York NY 153 West 11th Street 10011 212-604-7000

Saint Vincent's Comprehensive Cancer Center New York NY 325 West 15th Street 10011 212-604-6083

Saint Vincent's Hospital Manhattan New York NY 170 West 12th Street 10011 212-604-8220


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

New York Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archive New York NY 799 Broadway 10003 212-674-5398

New York Art Archive New York NY 133 5th Avenue 10003 212-673-5600

New York City National Archive New York NY 1 Bowling Green 10004 212-401-1620

New York City Records Archive New York NY 31 Chambers Street 10007 212-788-8010

New York Educational Records Archive New York NY 220 East 42nd Street 10017 212-370-4094

New York Mausoleum Records Archive New York NY 18 East 53rd Street 10022 212-758-4636

New York New Millennium Oral History Archive New York NY 177 West 26th Street 10001 212-366-1447

New York New School University Administrative Offices Records Archive New York NY 65 5th Avenue 10003 212-229-5720

New York Rodgers & Hammerstein Archive New York NY 40 Lincoln Center Plaza 10023 212-870-1663

New York Shubert Archive New York NY 149 West 45th Street 10036 212-944-3895

New York Special Collections and FIT Archive New York NY 7th Avenue 10001 212-217-4385


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

New York City Hall New York NY City Hall 10007 212-639-9675


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

New York City Health Department New York NY 2 Lafayette Street 10007 212-676-2550