Dent County Vital Records (Missouri)

Search Dent County, MO vital records such as births, death, marriages, and divorces.


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

Dent County Clerk Salem MO 400 North Main Street 65560 573-729-4144


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

Dent County Health Center Salem MO 601 North McArthur Avenue 65560 573-729-3106


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

Dent County Marriage License Salem MO 112 East 5th Street 65560 573-729-2198


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

Dent County Medical Examiner & Coroner Salem MO 205 East 4th Street 65560 573-729-2381