Dauphin County Vital Records (Pennsylvania)

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

Dauphin County Clerk Harrisburg PA 101 Market Street 17101 717-780-6530


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

Pennsylvania Department Of Health Harrisburg PA 625 Forster Street 17120 717-787-6436

Pennsylvania Department Of Health - Dauphin County Harrisburg PA 100 Chestnut Street, 1 17101 717-346-1471

Pennsylvania Health Department Harrisburg PA 933 Health and Welfare Bld 17120 717-787-3350

Pennsylvania Health Department Harrisburg PA 1000 Market Street 17101 570-327-3400

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

Dauphin County Marriage License Harrisburg PA Register & Clerk Of Orphans' Court, 101 Market St., 1St Flr., Rm. 103 17101 717-780-6506


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

Dauphin County Medical Examiner & Coroner Harrisburg PA 1271 South 28th Street 17111 717-564-4567