Kent County Vital Records (Michigan)

Search Kent County, MI vital records such as births, death, marriages, and divorces.


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

Byron Township Clerk Byron Center MI 8085 Byron Center Avenue Southwest 49315 616-878-9104

Grandville City Clerk Grandville MI 3195 Wilson Avenue Southwest 49418 616-530-4977

Kent County Clerk Grand Rapids MI 300 Monroe Avenue Northwest 49503 616-632-7640

Walker City Clerk Walker MI 4243 Remembrance Road Northwest 49534 616-791-6862

Wyoming Clerk Wyoming MI 1155 28th Street Southwest 49509 616-530-7296


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

Kent County Health Department Wyoming MI 852 47th Street Southwest 49509 616-531-8120

Kent County Health Department Grand Rapids MI 121 Franklin Street Southeast 49507 616-336-3914

Kent County Health Department Grand Rapids MI 700 Fuller Avenue Northeast 49503 616-632-7100


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

Kent County Marriage License Grand Rapids MI Kent County Clerk, County Administration Building, 1St Floor, 300 Monroe Avenue Nw 49503 616-336-3550


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

Kent County Medical Examiner & Coroner Grand Rapids MI 700 Fuller Avenue Northeast 49503 616-632-7247


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

Cedar Springs City Hall Cedar Springs MI 66 South Main 49319 616-696-1330

Grand Rapids City Hall Grand Rapids MI Unit 2, 300 Monroe Ave NW 49503 616-456-3010

Grandville City Hall Grandville MI 3195 Wilson Avenue Southwest 49418 616-531-3030

Sand Lake Town Hall Sand Lake MI 2 West Maple Street 49343 616-636-8854

Wyoming City Hall Wyoming MI 1155 28th Street Southwest 49509 616-534-5799