Kanawha County Birth Records

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

Chesapeake City Clerk Chesapeake WV 12404 Maccorkle Avenue 25315 304-949-1496

Kanawha County Clerk Charleston WV 111 Court Street 25301 304-357-0440

St Albans City Clerk St. Albans WV 1499 Maccorkle Avenue 25177 304-722-3391


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

CAMC General Hospital Charleston WV 501 Morris Street 25301 304-388-5432

CAMC Health System Charleston WV PO Box 1547 25326 304-345-9051

CAMC Memorial Hospital Charleston WV 3200 Maccorkle Avenue Southeast 25304 304-388-5432

CAMC Women and Children's Hospital Charleston WV 800 Pennsylvania Avenue 25302 304-388-5432

FamilyCare HealthCenter Charleston WV 830 Pennsylvania Avenue 25302 304-343-4177

Healthplus Urgent Care Center St. Albans WV 12 Kanawha Terrace 25177 304-727-7711

Highland Hospital Charleston WV 300 56th Street Southeast 25304 304-926-1600

Partners in Health Network Charleston WV 405 Capitol Street 25301 304-388-7385

Saint Francis Hospital Charleston WV 333 Laidley Street 25301 304-347-6500

Thomas Memorial Hospital South Charleston WV 4605 Maccorkle Avenue Southwest 25309 304-766-3600

West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Charleston WV 1 Davis Creek 25314 304-558-0684

Women's Health Center of W Va Charleston WV 510 West Washington Street 25302 304-344-9834


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

Charleston Archive Charleston WV 1900 Kanawha Boulevard East 25305 304-558-0230

West Virginia Archive Charleston WV 2019 Washington Street East 25305 304-558-2038


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

Charleston City Hall South Charleston WV 401 D Street 25303 304-744-5301

Chesapeake City Hall Chesapeake WV 12404 Maccorkle Avenue 25315 304-949-2584

Dunbar City Hall Dunbar WV 210 12th Street 25064 304-766-0222

Nitro City Hall Nitro WV 2009 20th Street 25143 304-755-4997

Pratt Town Hall Pratt WV 200 Center Street 25162 304-442-0103

Saint Albans City Hall St. Albans WV 1499 Maccorkle Avenue 25177 304-722-3391


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

Charleston City Health Department Charleston WV 108 Lee Street East 25301 304-348-8152

Kanawha Health Department Charleston WV 108 Lee Street East 25301 304-348-8152

West Virginia Health Department Charleston WV 1 Davis Creek 25314 304-558-3746