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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

See Also:
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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