Yankton County Birth Records

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

Volin City Clerk Volin SD 201 Lincoln Avenue 57072 605-267-2991

Yankton County Clerk Yankton SD 410 Walnut Street 57078 605-668-3080


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

Human Services Center Yankton SD 3515 Broadway Street 57078 605-668-3100

Lewis & Clark Specialty Hospital Yankton SD 2605 Fox Run Parkway 57078 605-665-5100