Luzerne County Birth Records

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

Hazleton City Clerk Hazleton PA 40 North Church Street 18201 570-459-4986

Luzerne County Clerk Wilkes-Barre PA 200 North River Street 18711 570-825-1585


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

Commonwealth Health Nanticoke PA 4 East Main Street 18634 570-735-4818

First Hospital Wyoming Valley Kingston PA 562 Wyoming Avenue 18704 570-552-3900

Fresenius Medical Care at Kindred Hospital Wyoming Valley Wilkes-Barre PA 575 North River Street 18702 570-829-8111

Geisinger Wyoming Valley: Bishwal Shantanu MD Wilkes-Barre PA 1000 East Mountain Boulevard 18711 570-826-7300

Hazleton General Hospital Hazleton PA 700 East Broad Street 18201 570-501-4000

Mercy Health System Wilkes-Barre PA 25 Church Street 18765 570-826-3100

Mercy Hospital of Wilkes-Barre Wilkes-Barre PA 25 Church Street 18765 570-826-3100

Mercy Special Care Hospital Nanticoke PA 128 West Washington Street 18634 570-735-5000

Special Care Hospital Nanticoke PA 128 West Washington Street 18634 570-735-5000

Wilkes-Barre General Hospital Wilkes-Barre PA 575 North River Street 18702 570-829-8111

Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center Wilkes-Barre PA 1111 East End Boulevard 18711 570-824-3521


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

Edwards Borough Town Hall Edwardsville PA 470 Main Street 18704 570-288-8463

Larksville Borough Town Hall Larksville PA 211 East State Street 18704 570-288-6619

Pittson City Hall Pittston PA 35 Broad Street 18640 570-654-4601

West Wyoming Town Hall West Wyoming PA 464 West 8th Street 18644 570-693-1311

Wilkes Barre City Hall Wilkes-Barre PA 40 East Market Street 18701 570-208-4186


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

Hanover Health Department Wilkes-Barre PA 665 Carey Avenue 18702 570-826-2071

Nanticoke City Health Department Nanticoke PA 15 East Ridge Street 18634 570-735-7281

Wilkes-Barre Health Department Wilkes-Barre PA 71 North Franklin Street 18701 570-822-3169


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

Shavertown Police Records Archive Shavertown PA 180 East Center Street 18708 570-696-1174