Essex County Vital Records (Massachusetts)

Search Essex County, MA vital records such as births, death, marriages, and divorces.


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

Andover Town Clerk Andover MA 36 Bartlet Street 01810 978-623-8200

Beverly Clerk Beverly MA 191 Cabot Street 01915 978-921-6037

Essex County Clerk Salem MA 56 Federal Street 01970 978-744-5500

Georgetown Town Clerk Georgetown MA 1 Library Street 01833 978-352-5711

Gloucester Clerk Gloucester MA 9 Dale Avenue 01930 978-281-9722

Hamilton Town Clerk Hamilton MA 577 Bay Road 01982 978-468-5570

Haverhill City Clerk Haverhill MA 4 Summer Street 01830 978-374-2312

Methuen City Clerk Methuen Town MA 41 Pleasant Street 01844 978-983-8595


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

Amesbury Health Department Rockport MA 26 Broadway 01966 978-388-8129

Beverly Health Department Beverly MA 90 Colon Street 01915 978-921-8591

Boxford Board Of Health Boxford MA 7 Spofford Road 01921 978-887-6000

Boxford Health Department Boxford MA 200 Washington Street 01921 978-352-2413

City Of Haverhill Health Department Haverhill MA 4 Summer Street 01830 978-374-2325

City Of Lawrence Board Of Health Lawrence MA 200 Common Street 01840 978-620-3130

Danvers Board Of Health Danvers MA 1 Sylvan Street 01923 978-777-0001

Essex Board Of Health Essex MA 30 Martin Street 01929 978-768-7614

Georgetown Board Of Health Georgetown MA 1 Library Street 01833 978-352-5720

Gloucester Board Of Health Gloucester MA 3 Pond Road 01930 978-281-9771

Hamilton Board Of Health Hamilton MA 577 Bay Road 01982 978-468-5579

Ipswich Board Of Health Ipswich MA 25 Green Street 01938 978-356-6605

Lawrence Health Department Lawrence MA 200 Common Street 01840 978-620-3260

Lynn Health Department Lynn MA 3 City Hall Square 01901 781-586-6828

Lynnfield Board Of Health Lynnfield MA 55 Summer Street 01940 781-334-9481

Manchester-By-The-Sea Board Of Health Manchester-by-the-Sea MA 10 Central Street 01944 978-526-7385

Marblehead Health Department Marblehead MA 7 Widger Road 01945 781-631-0212

Massachusetts State Health Department Lynn MA 112 Market St 01901 781-477-8200

Merrimac Board Of Health Merrimac MA 2 School Street 01860 978-346-4066


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

Andover Marriage License Andover MA Andover Town Clerk, 36 Bartlet Street 01810 978-623-8255

Boxford Marriage License Boxford MA Boxford Town Clerk, 7A Spofford Road 01921

Danvers Marriage License Danvers MA Danvers Town Clerk, 1 Sylvan Street 01923

Essex Marriage License Essex MA Essex Town Clerk, 30 Martin Street 01929 978-768-7111

Georgetown Marriage License Georgetown MA Georgetown Town Clerk, 1 Library Street 01833 978-352-5711

Groveland Marriage License Groveland MA 183 Main Street 01834

Ipswich Marriage License Ipswich MA Ipswich Town Clerk, 25 Green Street 01938

Lynnfield Marriage License Lynnfield MA Lynnfield Town Clerk, 55 Summer Street 01940 781-334-9400

Marblehead Marriage License Marblehead MA Marblehead Town Clerk, 188 Washington Street 01945 781-631-0528

Merrimac Marriage License Merrimac MA Merrimac Town Clerk, 2 School Street 01860 978-346-8013


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

Amesbury Town Hall Amesbury MA 62 Friend Street 01913 978-388-8100

Andover Town Hall Andover MA 36 Bartlet Street 01810 978-623-8200

Beverly City Hall Beverly MA 191 Cabot Street 01915 978-921-6000

Boxford Town Hall Boxford MA 7 Spofford Road 01921 978-352-6555

Byfield Town Hall Newbury MA 7 Central Street 01922 978-463-3335

Danvers Town Hall Danvers MA 1 Sylvan Street 01923 978-777-0001

Essex Town Hall Essex MA 30 Martin Street 01929 978-768-7410

Gloucester City Hall Gloucester MA 9 Dale Avenue 01930 978-281-9710

Haverhill City Hall Haverhill MA 4 Summer Street 01830 978-374-2300

Ipswich Town Hall Ipswich MA 25 Green Street 01938 978-356-6608

Lawrence City Hall Lawrence MA 200 Common Street 01840 978-794-5803

Lynn City Hall Lynn MA 3 City Hall Square 01901 781-598-4000

Lynnfield Town Hall Lynnfield MA 55 Summer Street 01940 781-334-3128