Vital Records - County Clerks
Most vital records are public record, however finding them available on the Internet is usually a difficult task. These sites should get you started in the right direction.
- Using Graveyards to find the living
- Dave Farrell has some great common sense techniques within this article.
- The Political Graveyard
- The Web Site That Tells Where the Dead Politicians are Buried.
- Birth, death marriage and divorce records
- The following list of sources for records was taken from information published by the U.S. Government Printing Office. It is a
good idea to call the agency you're interested in before writing for records.
- Assessor/Appraisal Web Sites
- Online property record databases on the web
- Free zipcode lookup with area code, county, latitude, longitude, MSA, PMSA, congressional district, FIPS code, and time zone. Updated monthly.
- Up-to-date ZIP code database files and programs. Fee based offerings, also a free searchable zip code directory.
- United States and Territories Data Base Query Form
- The Geographic Names Information System, developed by the USGS in cooperation with the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN), contains information about almost million physical and cultural geographic features in the United States
- List of United States Counties - Home Page
- US County locator
- Court and Court Related Web Sites
- County, State, Federal, and International Court Websites on the Internet
- Harden Political InfoSystem
- The Harden Political InfoSystem is an organized presentation of political information in the United States.
Vital Check Network
- Provides info about how to obtain vital records from many
states including downloadable forms.
Tons of vital information on each state, town, county, school system, law enforcement characteristics, etc. Excellent site.
- Foreign Vital Records
- Foreign Vital Records Web Sites
- Vital Records Information - United States
- Vital records from each state, territory and county of the United States.
- How to obtain birth, death, marriage, and divorce certificates
- Family Tree Maker's Genealogy Site: Resources by county
- HPI County InfoSystem
- Information on the counties, boroughs and parishes in the United States and links to related information at the Federal, state and local level.
US State Vital Records
- AK - Department of Health and Social Services
- AZ - Department of Health-Office of Vital Records
- AR - Department of Health Services
- CA - State Office of Vital Records
- CO - Health Statistics and Vital Records Division
- CT - Department of Public Health
- FL - Department of Health
GA - Division of Public Health
HI - Department of Health
ID - Department of Health and Welfare
IL - Department of Public Health home
- IN - Department of Health
IA - Bureau of Vital Records
- KS - Department of Health & Environment
KY - Records Database
- LA - Department of Health
ME - Death Records Index
- ME Office of Vital Records
ME - Marriage Records Index
- MD - Division of Vital Records
- MA - Department of Public Health
- MI - Department of Community Health
- MN - Department of Health
MS - Department of Health-Vital Records
MO - Department of Health
MT - Department of Public Health
- NE - Health and Human Services system
- NV -
Department of Human Resources-State Health Division
- NH - Division of Records Management and Archives
- NJ - Department of Health
NM - Dept of Health
- NY - Department of Health-Vital Records
- NC - Department of Health
- ND - Department of Health
- OH - Department of Health
- OK - Department of Health
- OR - Center for Health Statistics (and Vital Records)
- PA - Department of Health
RI - Department of Health
- SD - Department of Health
TN - Office of Vital Records
- TX - Bureau of Vital Statistics
- UT - Bureau of Vital Records
- VT - Department of Health
- VA -
Department of Health-Office of Vital Records
- WA -
Department of Health-Vital Statistics
- WV - Vital Registration Program
WI - Department of Health-Vital Records
- WY - Department of Health-Vital Records
- Each one of the states offers an extensive selection and variety of databases.
- Did they just get married, have a baby?(Wedding & Birth Announcements) Maybe they just passed away. (Obituaries) Research the area, region or state's newspapers for the person you are looking for.
- Sex offender databases are becoming a primary method of disseminating prison release information.
- Updated: 7/11/99
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