Franklin County Birth Records

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

Franklin County Clerk Winchester TN 1 South Jefferson Street 37398 931-967-2541


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

Cowan City Hall Cowan TN 301 Cumberland St E 37318 931-967-7318

Decherd City Hall Decherd TN 1301 West Main Street 37324 931-967-5181

Estill Springs City Hall Estill Springs TN 100 Hudgins Street 37330 931-649-5188

Huntland City Hall Huntland TN 100 Cumberland Boulevard 37345 931-469-0283

Winchester City Hall Winchester TN 7 South High Street 37398 931-967-2532


Franklin 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 Franklin County Tennessee, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Franklin 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 Tennessee, 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.

Emerald-Hodgson Hospital: Underwood Ralph MD Sewanee TN 1260 University Avenue 37375 931-598-5691

Southern Tennessee Medical Center Winchester TN 185 Hospital Road 37398 931-967-8200


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

Franklin County Health Department Winchester TN 338 Joyce Lane 37398 931-967-3826