Portage County Birth Records

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

Aurora City Clerk Aurora OH 130 South Chillicothe Road 44202 330-995-4427

Garrettsville Village Clerk Garrettsville OH 8213 High Street 44231 330-527-4424

Mogadore Clerk Mogadore OH 135 South Cleveland Avenue 44260 330-628-6295

Portage County Clerk Ravenna OH PO Box 1035 44266 330-297-3644


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

Brimfield Township Town Hall Kent OH 1333 Tallmadge Road 44240 330-678-0739

Charlestown Town Hall Ravenna OH 6368 Rock Spring Road 44266 330-296-7003

Deerfield Town Hall Deerfield OH 1450 Ohio 14 44411 330-654-2980

Freedom Town Hall Ravenna OH 8966 Ohio 700 44266 330-527-4750

Streetsboro City Hall Streetsboro OH 2094 Ohio 303 44241 330-626-2856


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

Kent Health Department Kent OH 325 South Depeyster Street 44240 330-678-8109

Portage County Health Department Ravenna OH 449 South Meridian Street 44266 330-296-9919

Ravenna Health Department Ravenna OH 530 North Freedom Street 44266 330-296-4478


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

Robinson Memorial Hospital Ravenna OH 6847 North Chestnut Street 44266 330-297-2300