What records are available for genealogy?
Birth records 75 years or older. Certified copy only. Photo copies are not available.
Death records 20 years or older. Certified copy only. Photo copies are not available.
Marriage records 50 years or older. Certified copy or photo copy of the front of the marriage. Front does not include historical information.
What is required before you can obtain a copy of a birth certificate?
A Government issued picture ID (Driver's License, State ID Card).
A non-refundable search fee of $4.00 for the first record/name for a five year search. Each additional year searched is $1.00.
A completed application for search of record. You can find the applications below.
How can you obtain a copy of a vital record?
In Person - Stop by our office at 507 Vermont St, use the N 5th St entrance. Our hours are Monday thru Friday between 8:30am and 4:30pm. Indexes are available in our office for research purposes. If you perform the research, the search fees are waived and you pay only the cost of the record.
By Mail - Choose the appropriate form below and print the application. Follow the directions on the form. Do not forget to include a copy of your photo ID.
What is the fee for the records?
Certified Birth - If found, a certified birth record is $16.00 for the first copy and $9.00 for each additional copy obtained at the same time.
Certified Death - If found, a certified death record is $20.00 for the first copy and $16.00 for each additional copy obtained at the same time.
Marriage - If found, a photo copy of the front of the marriage certificate will be supplied at no additional cost. Additional photo copies of the front of a marriage certificate can be obtained for $1.00 each.
A certified marriage record is $14.00 for the first copy and $9.00 for each additional copy obtained at the same time.