Pottawattamie County Vital Records

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


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

Avoca City Clerk Avoca IA 201 North Elm Street 51521 712-343-2424

Carter Lake City Clerk Carter Lake IA 950 East Locust Street 51510 712-347-6320

Crescent City Clerk Crescent IA 102 West Florence Street 51526 712-545-3981

Oakland City Town Clerk Oakland IA 101 North Main Street 51560 712-482-6811

Pottawattamie County Clerk-Court Council Bluffs IA 227 South 6th Street 51501 712-328-5604

Walnut City Clerk Walnut IA 229 Antique City Drive 51577 712-784-3443


Pottawattamie County Health Departments maintain vital records for their municipality and make them available to the public in Pottawattamie County, IA. A Department of Health can issue certified copies of vital records including Pottawattamie County birth certificates, death certificates, marriages certificates and licenses, and divorces decrees. Health Departments have Pottawattamie 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.

Council Bluffs Health Department Council Bluffs IA 209 Pearl Street 51503 712-328-4666


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

Pottawattamie County Marriage License Council Bluffs IA 227 South 6th Street 51501 712-328-5612


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

Pottawattamie County Medical Examiner & Coroner Council Bluffs IA 800 Mercy Drive 51503 712-325-2522


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

Carson City Hall Carson IA 127 Broadway Street 51525 712-484-3636

Carter Lake City Hall Carter Lake IA 950 East Locust Street 51510 712-347-6320

Council Bluffs City Hall Council Bluffs IA 209 Pearl St 51503 712-328-4601

Hancock Town Hall Oakland IA 207 North Main Street 51560 712-741-5665

Macedonia City Hall Macedonia IA 322 Main Street 51549 712-486-2323

Minden City Hall Minden IA 207 Main Street 51553 712-483-2991

Neola City Hall Neola IA 105 3rd Street 51559 712-485-2307

Oakland City Hall Oakland IA 101 North Main Street 51560 712-482-6811

Treynor Town Hall Treynor IA 7 South Eyberg Avenue 51575 712-487-3787

Underwood City Hall Underwood IA 218 2nd Street 51576 712-566-2373

Underwood Town Hall Underwood IA 218 2nd St 51576 712-566-2373