Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Birth Records

Information in birth records may include name, date and place of birth, parent's names and birthplaces. Often the individual's name is not included so the parent's names may need to be known.

Related subjects: Death records, Family History, Probate records (guardianships), Adoptions

Birth Records, Pre-1898

No governmental agencies were required by law to record births prior to 1898. Though not required to do so, Salt Lake City and Ogden began registering births in 1890 and Park City began registering births in 1892.

Salt Lake Valley Health Department
[Salt Lake City, 1890-1950.] Contact Agency
Salt Lake County Archives
Birth records, 1890-1911 View Online
Ogden City Recorder
Birth register, 1890-1905. | online index | view book online Series 27190
Park, City (Utah)
Birth registers, 1892-1897. Series 85147

Birth Records, 1898-1905

County clerks became responsible for recording births beginning in 1898.

Beaver County  
Birth registers, 1897-1905 | online index Series 83773
Box Elder County  
Birth registers, 1898-1905 Series 84098
Cache County  
Birth registers, 1898-1905 Series 83781
Carbon County  
Birth registers, 1898-1905 | online index Series 83869
Daggett County  
(see Uintah County)  
Davis County  
Birth registers, 1898-1905 | online index Series 11802
Duchesne County  
(see Wasatch County)  
Emery County  
Birth registers, 1898-1905 | online index Series 84038
Garfield County
Birth registers, 1898-1905 Series 84073
Grand County
Birth registers, 1898-1905 Series 83886
Iron County
Birth registers, 1898-1905 | online index Series 83761
Juab County
Birth registers, 1898-1905 Series 84175
Kane County
Birth registers, 1900-1905 | online index Series 83801
Millard County  
None  
Morgan County
Birth registers, 1897-1905 Series 83806
Piute County
Birth registers, 1898 | online index Series 19502
Rich County
Birth registers, 1898-1905 | online index Series 20947
Salt Lake County
Birth registers, 1898-1905 | online index Series 3922
San Juan County
Birth registers, 1898-1905 Series 84239
Sanpete County
Birth registers, 1898-1905 | online index | view book online Series 84106
Sevier County
Birth registers, 1898-1905 Series 84238
Summit County
Birth registers, 1898-1905 Series 83862
Tooele County
Birth registers, 1898-1905 Series 84240
Uintah County
Birth registers, 1895-1904 | online index Series 84029
Utah County
Birth registers, 1898-1905 Series 84185
Wasatch County
Birth registers, 1898-1905 Series 83881
Washington County
Birth registers, 1898-1905 Series 3166
Wayne County
Birth registers, 1898-1905 Series 84084
Weber County [excluding Ogden]
Birth registers, 1898-1905 | online index Series 5107

Birth Records, 1905-1913

In late 1904, the Utah Dept. of Health assumed responsibility for creating birth certificates for all individuals who were born in Utah.

Office of Vital Records and Statistics

Birth certificates | online index

Series 81443

Birth Records, 1914-present

See Obtaining Birth Records Research Guide for records less than 100 years old. .