Cowlitz County Birth Records

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

Cowlitz County Clerk Kelso WA 312 1st Avenue 98626 302-853-1717

Kalama City Clerk Kalama WA 320 North 1st Street 98625 360-673-4561

Woodland City Clerk Woodland WA 230 Davidson Avenue 98674 360-225-8281


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

Castle Rock City Hall Castle Rock WA 141 A Street 98611 360-274-8181

Kalama City Hall Kalama WA 6315 Old Pacific Highway South 98625 360-673-3706

Kelso City Hall Kelso WA 320 North 1st Avenue 98626 360-673-4562


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

Longview Business Services Records Archive Longview WA 2715 Lilac Street 98632 360-575-7164


Cowlitz 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 Cowlitz County Washington, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Cowlitz 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 Washington, 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.

PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center Longview WA 1615 Delaware Street 98632 360-414-2000