Knox County Birth Records

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

Knox County Clerk Knoxville TN 3001 Knoxville Center Drive 37924 865-215-1501

Knox County Clerk Knoxville TN 300 Main Street 37902 865-215-2385

Knox County Clerk Knoxville TN 3010 South Mall Road 37917 865-549-5184


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

Baptist Health System of East Tennessee Knoxville TN 137 East Blount Avenue 37920 865-632-5011

Baptist Hospital West Knoxville TN 10820 Parkside Drive 37934 865-218-7011

Baptist Hospital for Women Knoxville TN 10820 Parkside Drive 37934 865-218-6011

Barrett's Esophagus Center of Excellence Knoxville TN 1915 White Avenue 37916 865-541-1678

Covenant Health Knoxville TN 270 Fort Sanders West Boulevard 37922 865-531-5000

East Tennessee Children's Hospital Knoxville TN 2018 Clinch Avenue 37916 865-541-8000

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center Knoxville TN 1901 Clinch Avenue 37916 865-541-1101

Lakeshore Mental Health Institute: Israel Daniel MD Knoxville TN 5908 Lyons View Pike 37919 865-584-1561

Parkwest Medical Center Knoxville TN 9352 Park West Boulevard 37923 865-373-1000

Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center Knoxville TN 1901 Clinch Avenue 37916 800-728-6325

Peninsula Knoxville TN 1451 Dowell Springs Boulevard 37909 865-970-9800

Peninsula Hospital Knoxville TN 1451 Dowell Springs Boulevard 37909 865-970-9800

Peninsula Village Knoxville TN 1451 Dowell Springs Boulevard 37909 865-970-9800

Physicians Regional Medical Center Knoxville TN 900 East Oak Hill Avenue 37917 865-545-8000

St. Mary's Ambulatory Surgery Center Knoxville TN 1515 Saint Mary Street 37917 865-545-3703

Thompson Cancer Survival Center Knoxville TN 1915 White Avenue 37916 865-541-1678

Thompson Cancer Survival Center Downtown Knoxville TN 1915 White Avenue 37916 865-541-1678

University of Tennessee Medical Center Knoxville TN 1924 Alcoa Highway 37920 865-305-9000


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

Farragut Town Hall Farragut TN 11408 Municipal Center Drive 37934 865-966-7057


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

Knox County Health Department Knoxville TN 2247 Western Avenue 37921 865-215-5000

Knoxville Health Department Knoxville TN 4310 Papermill Drive Northwest 37909 865-909-9404


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

Knox County Records Archive Knoxville TN 1000 North Central Street 37917 865-215-5657

Knoxville Tennessee University Archive Knoxville TN 1401 Cumberland Avenue 37996 865-974-0048