Richland County Birth Records

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

Richland County Clerk Columbia SC 1701 Main Street 29201 803-576-1999


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

Arcadia Lakes Town Hall Columbia SC 6626a Arcadia Woods Road 29206 803-782-2272

Blythewood Town Hall Blythewood SC 171 Langford Road 29016 803-754-0501

Columbia City Hall Columbia SC 1737 Main Street 29201 803-545-3000

Eastover Town Hall Eastover SC 624 Main Street 29044 803-353-2281


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

Children's Hospital of Palmetto Health Columbia SC 7 Medical Park Road 29203 803-296-5437

Earle E. Morris Jr. Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Center Columbia SC 610 Faison Drive 29203 803-935-7100

G Werber Bryan Psychiatric: Randolph Ralph MD Columbia SC 220 Faison Drive 29203 803-935-7140

Moncrief Army Community Hospital Columbia SC 4500 Stuart Street 29207 803-751-2160

Palmetto Health Baptist Columbia SC Taylor at Marion St 29220 803-296-5678

Palmetto Health Baptist Parkridge Columbia SC 400 Palmetto Health Parkway 29212 803-907-7000

Palmetto Health Richland Columbia SC 5 Medical Park Road 29203 803-434-7000

Palmetto Health South Carolina Cancer Center Columbia SC 5 Medical Park Road 29203 803-434-3600

Parkridge Surgery Center Columbia SC 100 Palmetto Health Parkway 29212 803-407-4940

Providence Hospital/Heart Institute Columbia SC 2435 Forest Drive 29204 803-256-5300

South Carolina Department of Mental Health Columbia SC 2414 Bull Street 29201 803-898-8581

William Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center Columbia SC 6439 Garners Ferry Road 29209 803-776-4000

William S. Hall Psychiatric Institute Columbia SC 1800 Colonial Drive 803-898-1662


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

Columbia Archive Columbia SC 4201 North Main Street 29203 803-461-3234

Columbia Archive Columbia SC 8301 Parklane Road 29223 803-896-6100

Columbia Criminal Justice Records Archive Columbia SC 4400 Broad River Road 29210 803-896-7142

Columbia State Records Archive Columbia SC 1942 Laurel Street 29201 803-898-9938

Columbia Vital Records Archive Columbia SC 2600 Bull Street 29201 803-898-0646


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

Columbia Health Department Columbia SC 2200 Harden Street 29203 803-737-5301

Richland County Health Department Columbia SC 200 East Hampton Way 29229 803-576-2739

South Carolina Health Department Columbia SC # 314, 2414 Bull St 29201 803-898-8581