Lake County Vital Records

Search Lake County IN vital records such as births, death, marriages, and divorces.


Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records for their municipality. The Clerk’s office is a valuable source for vital records, which are available to the public. The office maintains certificates, death certificate, 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 genealogical research. Most Clerk’s Offices provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Dyer Clerk Dyer IN 1 Town Square 46311 219-865-2421

East Chicago City Clerk East Chicago IN 2301 East Columbus Drive 46312 219-391-8491

Hammond City Clerk Hammond IN 5925 Calumet Avenue 46320 219-853-6502

Highland Clerk Highland IN 3333 Ridge Road 46322 219-838-1080

Hobart City Clerk Hobart IN 414 Main Street 46342 219-942-1940

Lake County Clerk Hammond IN 232 Russell Street 46320 219-931-3440

Lake County Clerk East Chicago IN 3711 Main Street 46312 219-398-2442

Lake County Clerk Crown Point IN 2293 North Main Street 46307 219-755-3533

Lake Station Clerk Lake Station IN 3701 Fairview Avenue 46405 219-962-3111

Merrillville Clerk Merrillville IN 7820 Broadway 46410 219-769-3501

Munster Town Clerk Munster IN 1005 Ridge Road 46321 219-836-6940

Schererville Clerk Schererville IN 10 East Joliet Street 46375 219-322-4581

St John Clerk St. John IN 10955 West 93rd Avenue 46373 219-365-8636

Whiting City Clerk Whiting IN 1443 119th Street 46394 219-659-4688


Health Departments maintain vital records for their municipality and make them available to the public. A Department of Health can issue certified copies of vital records for births, deaths, marriages, and divorces that took place in their county or state. Many Health Departments have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Most Health Departments provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

East Chicago Health Department East Chicago IN 3903 Indianapolis Boulevard 46312 219-391-8415

Gary Health Department Gary IN 1145 West 5th Avenue 46402 219-882-5565

Lake County Health Department Crown Point IN 2900 West 93rd Avenue 46307


Marriage License Offices provide marriage licenses to couples who plan to marry in the office’s jurisdiction. They are typically a division of the local county clerk or the health department. Marriage License Offices also maintain copies of marriage licenses they have issued, which are available to the public. In many locations, 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.

Lake County Marriage License Crown Point IN Courts Building, 1St Floor, 2293 N. Main Street 46307 219-755-3465


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

Lake County Medical Examiner & Coroner Crown Point IN 2900 West 93rd Avenue 46307 219-755-3275


The Town Hall or City Hall is the chief administrative office that runs the town or city. Town and City Halls often maintain records related to their municipality, including vital records. You can find 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.

East Chicago City Hall East Chicago IN 4525 Indianapolis Boulevard 46312 219-391-8300

Gary City Hall Gary IN 401 Broadway 46402 219-881-1414

Griffith Town Hall Griffith IN 349 North Indiana Street 46319 219-922-3078

Griffith Town Hall Griffith IN 111 North Broad Street 46319 219-924-7500

Hammond City Hall Hammond IN 5925 Calumet Avenue 46320 219-853-6324

Highland Town Hall Highland IN 3333 Ridge Road 46322 219-838-1080

Hobart City Hall Hobart IN 414 Main Street 46342 219-942-1940

Lowell Town Hall Lowell IN 501 East Main Street 46356 219-696-7794

Merrillville Town Hall Merrillville IN 7820 Broadway 46410 219-769-5711

Munster Town Hall Munster IN 1005 Ridge Road 46321 219-836-8810

New Chicago Town Hall New Chicago IN 122 Huber Boulevard 46342 219-962-1157

Schererville Town Hall Schererville IN 10 East Joliet Street 46375 219-322-2211

Schneider Town Hall Schneider IN 23800 Parrish Avenue 46376 219-552-0661

St John Town Hall St. John IN 10955 West 93rd Avenue 46373 219-365-8636

Whiting City Hall Whiting IN 1443 119th Street 46394 219-659-7704