New Castle County Vital Records

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


New Castle 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.

New Castle County Clerk Wilmington DE 800 North French Street 19801 302-395-7730


New Castle 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.

New Castle County Marriage License Wilmington DE Marriage Bureau, 800 N. French St., 2Nd Fl. 19801 302-395-7780


New Castle 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.

New Castle County Medical Examiner & Coroner Wilmington DE 200 South Adams Street 19801 302-577-3420

Sussex County Medical Examiner & Coroner Wilmington DE 200 South Adams Street 19801 302-577-3420


New Castle 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.

Bellefonte Town Hall Wilmington DE 901 Rosedale Avenue 19809 302-761-9638

Delaware City Town Hall Delaware DE 407 Clinton Street 19706 302-834-4573

Elsmere Town Hall Wilmington DE 11 Poplar Avenue 19805 302-998-2215

Middletown Town Hall Middletown DE 19 West Green Street 19709 302-378-9120

New Castle City Hall New Castle DE 220 Delaware Street 19720 302-322-9812

Newark City Hall Newark DE 220 South Main Street 19711

Newport Town Hall Newport DE 226 North James Street 19804 302-994-6403

Townsend Town Hall Townsend DE 661 South Street 19734 302-378-8082