Chester County Birth Records

Search for Chester County PA 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 Chester County Clerk is responsible for maintaining important documents for a county or local area, including vital documents like Chester 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 Pennsylvania birth certificate acts as legal proof of birth and citizenship, and it may be required to apply for a PA 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 Chester County genealogical research. Birth records can be requested online at the Clerk Office website.

Chester County Clerk West Chester PA 201 West Market Street 19382 610-344-6135


Chester 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 Chester County Pennsylvania, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Chester 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 Pennsylvania, 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.

Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital Malvern PA 414 Paoli Pike 19355 484-596-5400

Coatesville Veterans Affairs Medical Center Coatesville PA 1400 Blackhorse Hill Road 19320 610-384-7711

Jennersville Regional Hospital West Grove PA 1015 Old Baltimore Pike 19390 610-869-1000

Paoli Hospital Paoli PA 255 West Lancaster Avenue 19301 484-565-1000


The Chester County Health Department is responsible for monitoring public health, and it may operate at the Pennsylvania, Chester County, or local level. In some areas, Health Departments are also responsible for maintaining Chester County vital records, including documents related to birth such as birth certificates. These Chester 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 Pennsylvania State driver's license or passport, receive a Social Security number, or apply for government services, and they can also be useful for Chester County genealogical research. Health Departments may provide online access to their birth records.

Chester County Health Department West Chester PA 601 Westtown Road 19382 610-344-6225

Chester County Health Department West Grove PA 695 Old Baltimore Pike 19390 610-869-0560


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

Coatesville City Hall Coatesville PA 1 City Hall Place 19320 610-384-0300