Erie County Vital Records (Ohio)

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

Berlin Clerk Berlin Heights OH 8 West Main Street 44814 419-588-2701

Castalia Village Clerk Castalia OH 126 Depot Street 44824 419-684-5161

Erie County Clerk Sandusky OH 323 Columbus Avenue 44870 419-627-7705

Milan Village Clerk Milan OH 11 South Main Street 44846 419-499-4481

Perkins Township Clerk Sandusky OH 5420 Milan Road 44870 419-621-2181

Vermilion Clerk Vermilion OH 685 Decatur Street 44089 440-967-7461

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

Erie County Health Department Sandusky OH 420 Superior Street 44870 419-626-5623


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

Erie County Marriage License Sandusky OH 323 Columbus Avenue, Second Floor 44870 419-627-7525


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

Erie County Medical Examiner & Coroner Sandusky OH 1326 East Perkins Avenue 44870 419-625-0654


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

Sandusky City Hall Sandusky OH 222 Meigs Street 44870 419-627-5893

Vermilion City Hall Vermilion OH 5511 Liberty Avenue 44089 440-204-2400