Somerset County Birth Records

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

Somerset County Clerk Somerset PA 111 East Union Street 15501 814-445-1428


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

Meyersdale Medical Center Meyersdale PA 200 Hospital Drive 15552 814-634-5911

Somerset Hospital Somerset PA 225 South Center Avenue 15501 814-443-5000

Windber Medical Center Windber PA 600 Somerset Avenue 15963 814-467-3000


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

Pennsylvania State Health Department Somerset PA 651 South Center Avenue 15501 814-445-7981