Hancock County Vital Records

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


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

Britt City Clerk Britt IA 170 Main Avenue South 50423 641-843-4433

Crystal Lake City Clerk Crystal Lake IA 225 State Street South 50432 641-565-3577

Hancock County Clerk Garner IA PO Box 70 50438 641-923-2532

Kanawha City Clerk Kanawha IA 121 North Main Street 50447 641-762-3632

Klemme City Clerk Klemme IA 204 East Main Street 50449 641-587-2018


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

Hancock County Marriage License Garner IA 855 State Street 50438 641-923-2464


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

Hancock County Medical Examiner & Coroner Britt IA PO Box 68 50423 641-843-5000


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

Corwith City Hall Corwith IA 108 NW Elm St 50430 515-583-2342

Corwith Town Hall Corwith IA 108 Northwest Elm Street 50430 515-583-2342

Garner City Hall Garner IA 135 West 5th Street 50438 641-923-2588