Vital Records in Maine

The Maine Vital Records Department maintains all vital records in the state of Maine from 1923 – 2017, where they issue certified copies of birth, death, divorce & marriage records. All records from 1892 – 1922 are located at the Maine State Archives. All records become public after 100 years, which is for years prior to 1917.

Record Type Available From
Maine Birth Records 1923 – 2017
1892-1922 are housed
at Maine State Archives
Maine Death Records 1923 – 2017
Maine Divorce Records 1923 – 2017
Maine Marriage Records 1923 – 2017

Find County Offices in Maine

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County Year Founded
Androscoggin County, ME March 18, 1854
Aroostook County, ME May 1, 1839
Cumberland County, ME November 1, 1760
Franklin County, ME May 9, 1838
Hancock County, ME June 25, 1789
Kennebec County, ME February 20, 1799
Knox County, ME April 1, 1860
Lincoln County, ME 1760
Oxford County, ME March 4, 1805
Penobscot County, ME February 15, 1816
Piscataquis County, ME March 23, 1838
Sagadahoc County, ME February 14, 1854
Somerset County, ME March 1, 1809
Waldo County, ME February 7, 1827
Washington County, ME June 25, 1789
York County, ME 1636