Sussex County Vital Records

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


Sussex 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.

Sussex County Clerk Georgetown DE PO Box 29 19947 202-879-2700


Sussex 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 Frankford DE 34314 Pyle Center Road 19945 302-732-9512

Georgetown Health Department Georgetown DE 544 South Bedford Street 19947 302-856-5506


Sussex 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.

Sussex County Marriage License Georgetown DE Marriage Bureau, 2 The Circle, 2Nd Fl., Rm 226, P.O. Box 29 19947 302-853-1717


Sussex 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.

Kent County Medical Examiner & Coroner Georgetown DE 26351 Patriots Way 19947 302-933-3050


Sussex 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.

Blades Town Hall Seaford DE 20 West 4th Street 19973 302-629-7366

Bridgeville Town Hall Bridgeville DE 101 North Main Street 19933 302-337-7135

Dagsboro Town Hall Dagsboro DE 33134 Main Street 19939 302-732-3777

Dewey Beach Town Hall Dewey Beach DE 105 Rodney Avenue 19971 302-227-6363

Ellendale Town Hall Ellendale DE 300 McCaulley Ave 19941 302-422-6727

Fenwick Island Town Hall Fenwick Island DE 800 Coastal Hwy 19944 302-539-3011

Frankford Town Hall Frankford DE 5 Main Street 19945 302-732-9424

Georgetown Town Hall Georgetown DE 39 The Circle 19947 302-856-7391

Greenwood Town Hall Greenwood DE 100 West Market Street 19950 302-349-4534

Henlopen Acres Town Hall Rehoboth Beach DE 104 Tidewater Road 19971 302-227-6411

Ocean View Town Hall Ocean View DE 201 Central Ave 19970 302-539-9797

Selbyville Town Hall Selbyville DE 68 W Church St 19975 302-436-8314

South Bethany Town Hall South Bethany DE 402 Evergreen Road 19930 302-539-3653