Franklin County Birth Records

Search for Franklin 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 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. 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 Franklin County genealogical research. Birth records can be requested online at the Clerk Office website.

Franklin County Clerk Chambersburg PA 157 Lincoln Way East 17201 717-261-3861


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 Pennsylvania, 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 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.

Chambersburg Hospital Chambersburg PA 112 North 7th Street 17201 717-267-3000

Roxbury Behavioral Healthcare Shippensburg PA 601 Roxbury Road 17257 717-532-4217

Summit Health Chambersburg PA 112 North 7th Street 17201 717-267-3000

Waynesboro Hospital Waynesboro PA 501 East Main Street 17268 717-765-4000