Ottawa County Vital Records (Michigan)

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


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

Allendale Township Clerk Allendale MI 6676 Lake Michigan Drive 49401 616-895-6295

Ottawa County Clerk West Olive MI 12220 Fillmore Street 49460 616-994-4531

Ottawa County Clerk Holland MI 12251 James Street 49424 616-393-5600

Ottawa County Clerk Hudsonville MI 3100 Port Sheldon Street 49426 616-662-3100

Spring Lake Township Clerk Spring Lake MI 106 South Buchanan Street 49456 616-844-2101


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

Ottawa County Health Department Grand Haven MI 16920 Ferris Street 49417 616-846-8360

Ottawa County Health Department Holland MI 12251 James Street 49424 616-396-5266

Ottawa County Health Department Hudsonville MI Ste 1, 3100 Port Sheldon St 49426 616-669-0040


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

Ottawa County Marriage License Grand Haven MI Ottawa County Clerk, 414 Washington Street 49417 616-846-8310


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

Ottawa County Medical Examiner & Coroner Holland MI 12251 James Street 49424 616-393-5761


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

Grand Haven City Hall Grand Haven MI 519 Washington Avenue 49417 616-842-3210

Holland City Hall Holland MI 270 South River Avenue 49423 616-355-1300

Hudsonville City Hall Hudsonville MI 3275 Central Boulevard 49426 616-669-0200

Spring Lake City Hall Spring Lake MI 17290 Roosevelt Road 49456 616-842-5803

Zeeland City Hall Zeeland MI 21 South Elm Street 49464 616-772-0870