Providence County Birth Records

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

East Provice City Clerk East Providence RI 145 Taunton Avenue 02914 401-435-7596

North Smithfield Town Clerk North Smithfield RI 575 Smithfield Road 02896 401-767-2200

Providence County Clerk Providence RI 250 Benefit Street 02903 401-222-3250

Scituate Town Clerk Scituate RI 195 Danielson Pike 02857 401-647-2822

Woonsocket City Clerk Woonsocket RI 169 Main Street 02895 401-767-9249


Providence 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 Providence County Rhode Island, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Providence 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 Rhode Island, 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.

Bradley Hospital East Providence RI 1011 Veterans Memorial Parkway 02915 401-432-1000

Butler Hospital Providence RI 345 Blackstone Boulevard 02906 401-455-6200

Care New England Health System Providence RI 45 Willard Avenue 02905 401-453-7900

Eleanor Slater Hospital Cranston RI 111 Howard Avenue 02920 401-462-3085

Hasbro Children's Hospital Providence RI 593 Eddy Street 02903 401-444-4000

Landmark Medical Center Woonsocket RI 115 Cass Avenue 02895 401-769-4100

Lifespan Health System Providence RI 167 Point Street 02903 401-444-3500

Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island Pawtucket RI 111 Brewster Street 02860 401-729-2000

Providence VA Medical Center Providence RI 830 Chalkstone Avenue 02908 401-273-7100

Rehabilitation Hospital of Rhode Island North Smithfield RI 116 Eddie Dowling Highway 02896 401-766-0800

Rhode Island Hospital Providence RI 593 Eddy Street 02903 401-444-4000

Roger Williams Medical Center Providence RI 825 Chalkstone Avenue 02908 401-456-2000

Saint Joseph Health Services Cranston RI 1681 Cranston Street 02920 401-942-2258

The Miriam Hospital Providence RI 164 Summit Avenue 02906 401-793-2500

Women & Infants Hospital Providence RI 100 Dudley Street 02905 401-274-1100


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

Burrillville Town Hall Burrillville RI 105 Harrisville Main Street 02830 401-568-4300

Central Falls City Hall Central Falls RI 580 Broad St 02863 401-727-7401

Cranston City Hall Cranston RI 869 Park Avenue 02910 401-461-1000

Cumberland Town Hall Woonsocket RI 45 Broad Street 02895 401-728-2400

East Providence City Hall East Providence RI 145 Taunton Avenue 02914 401-435-7500

Foster Town Hall Foster RI 181 Howard Hill Road 02825 401-392-9200

Glocester Town Hall Glocester RI 1145 Putnam Pike 02814 401-568-6206

Johnston Town Hall Cranston RI 301 Pontiac Avenue 02910 401-461-5000

Johnston Town Hall Johnston RI 1385 Hartford Avenue 02919 401-351-6618

Lincoln Town Hall Lincoln RI 100 Old River Road 02865 401-333-1100

North Providence Town Hall North Providence RI 2000 Smith St 02911 401-232-0900

North Smithfield Town Hall North Smithfield RI 1 N Main St 02896 401-762-7180

Pawtucket City Hall Pawtucket RI 137 Roosevelt Avenue 02860 401-728-0500

Providence City Hall Providence RI 25 Dorrance Street 02903 401-421-7740

Smithfield Town Hall Smithfield RI 64 Farnum Pike 02917 401-233-1010

Woonsocket City Hall Woonsocket RI 169 Main Street 02895 401-762-6400


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

East Providence Police Records Archive East Providence RI 750 Waterman Avenue 02914 401-435-7664

Pawtucket Judical Records Archive Pawtucket RI 5 Hill Street 02860 401-721-2640

Rhode Island State Archive Providence RI 337 Westminster Street 02903 401-222-2353


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

Rhode Island Department of Health Providence RI 50 Orms Street 02904 401-222-5600