Buena Vista County Vital Records

Search Buena Vista County IA vital records such as births, death, marriages, and divorces.


Buena Vista County Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records in Buena Vista County, IA. The Clerk’s office is a valuable source for Buena Vista County vital records, which are available as public records. The office maintains Buena Vista County birth certificates, death certificates, 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 Buena Vista County genealogical research. Most Clerk’s Offices provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Alta City Clerk Alta IA 223 South Main Street 51002 712-200-2105

Buena Vista County Clerk Storm Lake IA PO Box 1186 50588 712-749-2546

Lakeside City Clerk Lakeside IA 100 Ash Street 50588 712-732-6601

Newell City Clerk Newell IA 207 East 2nd Street 50568 712-272-4410

Storm Lake City Clerk Storm Lake IA 620 Erie Street 50588 712-732-8000


Buena Vista County Marriage License Offices provide marriage licenses to couples who plan to marry in Buena Vista County, IA. They are typically a division of the local county clerk or the health department. Marriage License Offices also maintain copies of marriage licenses, which are public Buena Vista County vital records. Buena Vista County 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.

Buena Vista County Marriage License Storm Lake IA 215 E. 5Th Street, Courthouse 50588 712-749-2539


Buena Vista County Coroners and Medical Examiners investigate deaths within their jurisdiction and perform autopsies and other postmortem examinations in Buena Vista County, IA. 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 public records such as Buena Vista County death certifiates by contacting the Coroners or Medical Examiner’s Office directly.

Buena Vista County Medical Examiner & Coroner Storm Lake IA PO Box 742 50588 712-732-5030


Buena Vista County Town Hall or City Halls are the chief administrative office in Buena Vista County, IA. Town and City Halls often maintain records related to their municipality, including Buena Vista County vital records. You can find Buena Vista County 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.

Albert City City Hall Albert IA 119 Main Street 50510 712-843-5613

Linn Grove City Hall Linn Grove IA 110 Weaver Street 51033 712-296-0918

Marathon City Hall Marathon IA 306 West Attica Street 50565 712-289-2261

Newell City Hall Newell IA 207 East 2nd Street 50568 712-272-4410

Rembrandt City Hall Rembrandt IA 108 East Main Street 50576 712-286-6100

Sioux Rapids City Hall Sioux Rapids IA 206 2nd Street 50585 712-283-2737

Storm Lake City Hall Storm Lake IA 620 Erie Street 50588 712-732-8000