Wapello County Vital Records (Iowa)

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


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

Wapello County Clerk Ottumwa IA 101 West 4th Street 52501 641-683-0060


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

Wapello County Public Health Nurse Ottumwa IA 108 East Main Street 52501 641-682-5434


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

Wapello County Marriage License Ottumwa IA 101 West 4th Street 52501 641-683-0060


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

Jefferson County Medical Examiner & Coroner Ottumwa IA 1005 Pennsylvania Avenue 52501 641-684-4621

Wapello County Medical Examiner & Coroner Ottumwa IA 1005 Pennsylvania Avenue 52501 641-684-4621


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

Agency City Hall Agency IA 104 West Main Street 52530 641-937-5215

Blakesburg Town Hall Blakesburg IA 101 East State Street 52536 641-938-2413

Eddyville City Hall Eddyville IA 103 Front Street 52553 641-969-4267

Eldon City Hall Eldon IA 421 West Elm Street 52554 641-652-7510

Ottumwa City Hall Ottumwa IA 105 3rd Street East 52501 641-683-0600