Beaufort County Vital Records (South Carolina)

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

Beaufort County Clerk Beaufort SC 102 Ribaut Road 29902 843-255-5050

Beaufort County Clerk Beaufort SC 102 Industrial Village Road 29906 843-255-2020

Port Royal Clerk Port Royal SC 1748 Paris Avenue 29935 843-986-2229


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

Beaufort County Health Department Beaufort SC 600 Wilmington Street 29902 843-525-7641

Beaufort County Health Department Beaufort SC 601 Wilmington Street 29902 843-525-7615

Beaufort Health Department Beaufort SC 104 Parker Drive 29906 843-846-9400

Region 8 Public Health Office Headquarters Port Royal SC 1235 Ladys Island Drive 29935 843-525-7603

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

Beaufort County Medical Examiner & Coroner Port Royal SC 1804 Old Shell Road 29935 843-255-5150


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

Beaufort City Hall Beaufort SC 302 Carteret Street 29902 843-525-7045

Bluffton Town Hall Bluffton SC 20 Bridge Street 29910 843-706-4500

Hilton Head Island Town Hall Hilton Head Island SC 1 Town Center Court 29928 843-341-4600

Port Royal Town Hall Port Royal SC 700 Paris Avenue 29935 843-986-2207