Smyth County Birth Records

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

Smyth County Clerk Marion VA 121 Bagley Circle 24354 276-783-3298


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

Chilhowie Town Hall Chilhowie VA 325 East Lee Highway 24319 276-646-3232

Marion Town Hall Marion VA 138 West Main Street 24354 276-783-4113

Saltville Town Hall Saltville VA 217 Palmer Avenue 24370 276-496-5342


Smyth 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 Smyth County Virginia, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Smyth 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 Virginia, 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.

Smyth County Community Hospital Marion VA 245 Medical Park Dr 24354 276-378-1000

Southwestern Virginia Mental Health Institute Marion VA 340 Bagley Circle 24354 276-783-1217


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

Smyth County Health Department Marion VA 201 Francis Marion Lane 24354 276-781-7460