Erie County Birth Records

Search for Erie County OH 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. An Ohio birth certificate acts as legal proof of birth and citizenship, and it may be required to apply for an OH 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.

Berlin Clerk Berlin Heights OH 8 West Main Street 44814 419-588-2701

Castalia Village Clerk Castalia OH 126 Depot Street 44824 419-684-5161

Erie County Clerk Sandusky OH 323 Columbus Avenue 44870 419-627-7705

Milan Village Clerk Milan OH 11 South Main Street 44846 419-499-4481

Perkins Township Clerk Sandusky OH 5420 Milan Road 44870 419-621-2181

Vermilion Clerk Vermilion OH 685 Decatur Street 44089 440-967-7461


The Erie County Health Department is responsible for monitoring public health, and it may operate at the Ohio, 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 an Ohio 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.

Erie County Health Department Sandusky OH 420 Superior Street 44870 419-626-5623


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 Ohio, 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 Ohio, 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.

Firelands Regional Medical Center Sandusky OH 1111 Hayes Avenue 44870 419-557-7400


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 Ohio. 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.

Sandusky City Hall Sandusky OH 222 Meigs Street 44870 419-627-5893

Vermilion City Hall Vermilion OH 5511 Liberty Avenue 44089 440-204-2400