Story County Vital Records (Iowa)

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


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

Ames Clerk Ames IA 515 Clark Avenue 50010 515-239-5140

Story County Clerk Nevada IA 1315 South B Avenue 50201 515-382-7410

Zearing City Clerk Zearing IA 105 West Main Street 50278 641-487-7477


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

Homeward Public Health Ames IA 1114 Duff Avenue 50010 515-239-6730

Story County Health Department Ames IA 1114 Duff Avenue 50010 515-239-6730


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

Story County Marriage License Nevada IA 900 6th Street 50201 515-382-7230


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

Story County Medical Examiner & Coroner Ames IA 1215 Duff Avenue 50010 515-239-4494


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

Ames City Hall Ames IA 515 Clark Avenue 50010 515-233-2670

Cambridge City Hall Cambridge IA 204 Water Street 50046 515-220-4541

Collins City Hall Collins IA 212 Main Street 50055 641-385-2205

Colo City Hall Colo IA 209 MAIN St 50056 641-377-2238

Gilbert City Hall Gilbert IA 119 Main Street 50105 515-233-2670

Huxley City Hall Huxley IA 515 North Main Avenue 50124 515-597-2571

Kelley City Hall Kelley IA 1111 Grace St 50134 515-769-2213

Maxwell City Hall Maxwell IA 107 Main Street 50161 515-387-8655

McCallsburg City Hall McCallsburg IA 525 Main Street 50154 515-434-2242

Nevada City Hall Nevada IA 1209 6th Street 50201 515-382-5466

Roland City Hall Roland IA 202 East Ash Street 50236 515-388-4861

Slater City Hall Slater IA 105 Greene Street 50244 515-685-2531

Story City City Hall Story IA 504 Broad Street 50248 515-733-2121

Zearing Town Hall Zearing IA 105 West Main Street 50278 641-487-7477