Codington County Birth Records

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

Codington County Clerk Watertown SD 14 1st Avenue Southeast 57201 605-882-5095


Codington 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 Codington County South Dakota, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Codington 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 Dakota, 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.

Prairie Lakes Healthcare System Watertown SD 401 9th Avenue Northwest 57201 605-882-7000


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

Watertown Health Department Watertown SD 913 5th Street Southeast 57201 605-882-5121