Lake County Vital Records (Ohio)

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

Lake County Clerk Wickliffe OH 30188 Euclid Avenue 44092 440-918-3425

Lake County Clerk of Courts Painesville OH 25 North Park Place 44077 440-350-2657

Madison Township Clerk Madison OH 2065 Hubbard Road 44057 440-428-5128

Mentor County Clerk Mentor OH 8500 Civic Center Boulevard 44060 440-974-5754

North Perry Village Clerk Perry OH 4449 Lockwood Road 44081 440-259-4994


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

Lake County General Health District Painesville OH 33 Mill Street 44077 440-350-2455

Lake County Health Department Willoughby OH 37111 Euclid Avenue 44094 440-269-8790

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

Lake County Marriage License Painesville OH 25 North Park Place 44077 440-350-2626


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

Lake County Medical Examiner & Coroner Painesville OH 104 East Erie Street 44077 440-350-2789


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

Eastlake City Hall Eastlake OH 35150 Lakeshore Boulevard 44095 440-951-1416

Leroy Township Town Hall Painesville OH 13028 Leroy Center Road 44077 440-254-4236

Mentor City Hall Mentor OH 8500 Civic Center Boulevard 44060 440-255-1100

Painesville City Hall Painesville OH 7 Richmond Street 44077 440-352-9301

Wickliffe City Hall Wickliffe OH 28730 Ridge Road 44092 440-943-7100

Willoughby City Hall Kirtland OH 1 East Spaulding Street 44094 440-951-2800