Franklin County Birth Records

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

Franklin County Clerk Columbus OH 1970 West Broad Street 43223 614-525-3090

Franklin County Clerk Columbus OH 373 South High Street 43215 614-525-3621

Grandview Heights Clerk Columbus OH 1016 Grandview Avenue 43212 614-481-6205

Hilliard City Clerk Hilliard OH 3800 Municipal Way 43026 614-876-7361

New Albany Village Clerk New Albany OH 99 W Main St 43054 614-855-8577

Perry Township Clerk Dublin OH 7125 Sawmill Road 43016 614-889-2669

Prairie Township Clerk Columbus OH 23 Maple Drive 43228 614-878-3317

Westerville Clerk Westerville OH 21 South State Street 43081 614-901-6410


Franklin 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 Franklin County Ohio, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Franklin 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.

Big Run Imaging Center Columbus OH 4300 Clime Road 43228 614-279-4925

Chalmers P Wylie Veterans Clinic: Arehart Patrice MD Columbus OH 420 North James Road 43219 614-257-5200

Doctors Hospital Columbus OH 5100 West Broad Street 43228 614-544-1000

Grant Medical Center Columbus OH 111 South Grant Avenue 43215 614-566-9000

James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute Columbus OH 300 West 10th Avenue 43210 800-293-5066

Mount Carmel Columbus OH 6001 East Broad Street 43213 614-234-6000

Mount Carmel Health System Columbus OH 2150 Marble Cliff Office Park 43215 614-234-0400

Mount Carmel St. Ann's Hospital Westerville OH 500 South Cleveland Avenue 43081 614-898-4000

Mount Carmel West Hospital Columbus OH 793 West State Street 43222 614-234-5000

Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus OH 700 Childrens Drive 43205 614-722-2000

Ohio State Health Network Columbus OH 660 Ackerman Road 43202 614-293-3756

Ohio State University Hospital East Columbus OH 1492 East Broad Street 43205 614-257-3000

OhioHealth Columbus OH 285 East State Street 43215 614-566-9030

Riverside Methodist Hospital Columbus OH 3535 Olentangy River Road 43214 614-566-5000

Taylor Station Surgical Center Columbus OH 275 Taylor Station Road 43213 614-751-4466

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Columbus OH 410 West 10th Avenue 43210 614-293-8000

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Columbus OH 300 West 10th Avenue 43210 614-293-8000


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

Canal Winchester City Hall Canal Winchester OH 10 North High Street 43110 614-834-5107

Canal Winchester Town Hall Canal Winchester OH 10 N High St 43110 614-837-7478

Columbus City Hall Columbus OH 90 West Broad Street 43215 614-645-7671

Dublin City Hall Dublin OH 5200 Emerald Parkway 43017 614-410-4437

Grove City City Hall Grove OH 4035 Broadway 43123

Groveport Town Hall Groveport OH 648 Main St 43125 614-836-3333

Hilliard City Hall Hilliard OH 3800 Municipal Way 43026 614-876-7361

Reynoldsburg City Hall Reynoldsburg OH 7232 East Main Street 43068 614-866-6391


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

Columbus Clerk of Court Records Archive Columbus OH 369 South High Street 43215 614-462-3625

Columbus Ohio University Archive Columbus OH 2700 Kenny Road 43210 614-292-2409

Columbus Police Records Archive Columbus OH 120 Marconi Boulevard 43215 614-645-4645


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

Columbus Health Department Columbus OH 1555 Bryden Road 43205 614-645-8320

Ohio Health Department Columbus OH 246 North High Street 43215 614-466-3543

Ohio Health Department Columbus OH 225 Neilston Street 43215 614-466-2531