Kent County Vital Records

Search Kent County DE vital records such as births, death, marriages, and divorces.


Kent 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.

Dover City Clerk Dover DE 15 Loockerman Plaza 19901 302-736-7005

Kent County Clerk Dover DE 555 South Bay Road 19901 302-744-2346


Kent 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.

Delaware Health Department Dover DE 417 Federal Street 19901 302-741-2980

Milford Health Department Milford DE # 13, 11 N Church Ave 19963 302-422-1338

Smyrna Health Department Smyrna DE 30 Sunnyside Road 19977 302-653-2870


Kent 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.

Kent County Marriage License Dover DE Marriage Bureau, 555 S. Bay Road 19901 302-744-2346


Kent 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.

Camden Town Hall Camden DE 2 South Main Street 19934 302-697-2299

Dover City Hall Dover DE 15 Loockerman Plaza 19901 302-736-7030

Felton Town Hall Felton DE 24 East Sewell Street 19943 302-284-9365

Magnolia Town Hall Magnolia DE E WALNUT St 19962 302-335-5891

Milford City Hall Milford DE S WALNUT St 19963

Smyrna Town Hall Smyrna DE 27 South Market Street 19977 302-653-9231

Wyoming Town Hall Wyoming DE 1 North Railroad Avenue 19934 302-697-2966