Dorchester County Birth Records

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

Dorchester County Clerk Summerville SC 212 Deming Way 29483 843-832-0360

Dorchester County Clerk St. George SC 5200 East Jim Bilton Boulevard 29477 843-563-0160


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

Dorchester County Health Department St. George SC 201 Gavin St 29477 843-832-0041

South Carolina State Health Department St. George SC 201 Gavin St 29477 843-832-0041

South Carolina State Health Department Summerville SC 106 Springview Lane 29485 843-873-5063

Summerville Health Department Summerville SC 2885 West 5th North Street 29483 843-832-0041

Summerville Health Department Summerville SC 500 North Main Street 29483 843-832-0041


Dorchester 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 Dorchester County South Carolina, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Dorchester 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 South Carolina, 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.

Saint George Diagnostic Center St. George SC 217 North Parler Avenue 29477 843-563-8452

Summerville Medical Center Summerville SC 295 Midland Parkway 29485 843-832-5000


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

Summerville Town Hall Summerville SC 200 South Main Street 29483 843-871-6000