Franklin County Vital Records

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


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

Franklin County Clerk Hampton IA 12 1st Avenue Northwest 50441 641-456-5626

Sheffield City Clerk Sheffield IA 110 South 3rd Street 50475 641-892-4718


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

Franklin County Marriage License Hampton IA 12 1St Avenue Nw 50441 641-456-5675


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

Franklin County Medical Examiner & Coroner Hampton IA 1720 Central Avenue East 50441 641-456-5050


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

Coulter Town Hall Latimer IA 108 Main Street 50452 641-866-6942

Hampton City Hall Hampton IA 122 1st Avenue Northwest 50441 641-456-4853

Latimer Town Hall Latimer IA 108 South Akir Street 50452 641-579-6452