Stanislaus County Vital Records

Search Stanislaus County CA vital records such as births, death, marriages, and divorces.


Stanislaus County Clerk Office

Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records for their municipality. The Clerk’s office is a valuable source for vital records, which are available to the public. The office maintains certificates, death certificate, and marriage records, in addition to divorce decrees. Many Clerk’s Offices have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Most Clerk’s Offices provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Modesto City Clerk Modesto CA 1010 10th Street 95354 209-577-5396

Stanislaus County Clerk Modesto CA 101 I Street 95351 209-525-5211


Stanislaus County Health Department

Health Departments maintain vital records for their municipality and make them available to the public. A Department of Health can issue certified copies of vital records for births, deaths, marriages, and divorces that took place in their county or state. Many Health Departments have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Most Health Departments provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Stanislaus Health Department Ceres CA 2760 3rd Street 95307 209-541-2474


Stanislaus County Marriage License Office

Marriage License Offices provide marriage licenses to couples who plan to marry in the office’s jurisdiction. They are typically a division of the local county clerk or the health department. Marriage License Offices also maintain copies of marriage licenses they have issued, which are available to the public. In many locations, Marriage License Offices provide online search tools to locate marriage licenses. To access older marriage licenses, you may need to apply in person or by mail.

Stanislaus County Marriage License Modesto CA 1021 I Street 95354 209-525-5250


Stanislaus County Coroner & Medical Examiner

Coroners and Medical Examiners investigate deaths within their jurisdiction and perform autopsies and other postmortem examinations. Many vital records are available from a Coroner or Medical Examiner, including autopsy reports, investigator reports, toxicology reports, and in some cases, X-rays or photographs. An autopsy report will include the cause and manner of death. Many coroners and medical examiners provide online access to their reports. In other cases, you can obtain records by contacting the Coroners or Medical Examiner’s Office directly.

Stanislaus County Medical Examiner & Coroner Modesto CA 250 Hackett Road 95358 209-525-7216


Stanislaus County Town & City Hall

The Town Hall or City Hall is the chief administrative office that runs the town or city. Town and City Halls often maintain records related to their municipality, including vital records. You can find birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, and divorce decrees at the Town Hall or City Hall. In some locations, these vital records are available online or by filling out an online request form.

Hughson City Hall Hughson CA 7018 PINE St 95326 209-883-4054

Modesto City Hall Modesto CA 1010 10th Street 95354 209-577-5200

Newman City Hall Newman CA 1162 Main Street 95360 209-862-3725

Oakdale City Hall Oakdale CA 280 North 3rd Avenue 95361 209-845-3571

Patterson City Hall Patterson CA 420 South 4th Street 95363 209-895-3215

Riverbank City Hall Riverbank CA 6707 3rd Street 95367 209-869-7101