Washington County Birth Records

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

Argyle Town & Village Clerk Argyle NY 41 Main Street 12809 518-638-8681

Fort Ann Town Clerk Fort Ann NY 80 George Street 12827 518-639-8929

Granville Town Clerk Granville NY 42 Main Street 12832 518-642-3909

Greenwich Clerk Greenwich NY 2 Academy Street 12834 518-692-7611

Hartford Town Clerk Granville NY 165 County Road 23 12832 518-632-9151

Moreau Town Clerk Fort Edward NY 351 Reynolds Road 12828 518-792-1030

Washington County Clerk Fort Edward NY 383 Broadway 12828 518-746-2210

Whitehall Village Clerk Whitehall NY 1 Saunders Street 12887 518-499-0871


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

Fort Ann Town Hall Fort Ann NY 80 George Street 12827 518-639-8929

Granville Town Hall Granville NY 42 Main Street 12832 518-642-1500

Putnam Town Hall Putnam Station NY 14 Putnam Center Road 12861 518-547-8317

Salem Town Hall Salem NY 214 North Main Street 12865 518-854-3277

White Creek Town Hall Cambridge NY 28 Mountain View Drive 12816 518-677-8545


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

Washington County Health Department Hudson Falls NY 415 Lower Main Street 12839 518-746-2400