Decatur County Vital Records (Iowa)

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


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

Decatur County Clerk Leon IA 207 North Main Street 50144 641-446-4331


Decatur County Health Departments maintain vital records for their municipality and make them available to the public in Decatur County, IA. A Department of Health can issue certified copies of vital records including Decatur County birth certificates, death certificates, marriages certificates and licenses, and divorces decrees. Health Departments have Decatur County vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Health Departments provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Decatur County Public Health And Home Care Leon IA 1502 Northeast Poplar Street 50144 641-446-6518


Decatur County Marriage License Offices provide marriage licenses to couples who plan to marry in Decatur 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 Decatur County vital records. Decatur 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.

Decatur County Marriage License Leon IA Courthouse, 2Nd Floor, 207 N. Main St. 50144 641-446-4322


Decatur County Coroners and Medical Examiners investigate deaths within their jurisdiction and perform autopsies and other postmortem examinations in Decatur 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 Decatur County death certifiates by contacting the Coroners or Medical Examiner’s Office directly.

Decatur County Medical Examiner & Coroner Lamoni IA 802 East Ackerly Street 50140 641-784-3371


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

Davis City City Hall Davis IA 209 North Bridge Street 50065 641-442-8156

Decatur City Hall Decatur IA 302 4th Street 50067 641-446-6273

Garden Grove City Hall Garden Grove IA 101 Main Street 50103 641-443-2965

Lamoni City Hall Lamoni IA 190 South Chestnut Street 50140 641-784-6311

Leon City Hall Leon IA 104 West 1st Street 50144 641-446-6221

Van Wert City Hall Van Wert IA 101 East 1st Street 50262 641-445-5358