Vital Records in Missouri

The government entity responsible for maintaining vital records in Missouri is the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services located in Jefferson City, where they issue certified copies of birth, death, divorce & marriage records. Records are also available from the county clerk where the event occurred.

Below is a table showing the year ranges that the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services can provide:

Record Type Available From
Missouri Birth Records January 1910 – 2017
Missouri Death Records January 1910 – 2017
Missouri Divorce Records July 1948 – 2017
Missouri Marriage Records July 1948 – 2017

Find County Offices in Missouri

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County Year Founded
Adair County, MO January 29, 1841
Andrew County, MO January 29, 1841
Atchison County, MO February 14, 1845
Audrain County, MO December 17, 1836
Barry County, MO January 5, 1835
Barton County, MO December 12, 1855
Bates County, MO January 29, 1841
Benton County, MO January 3, 1835
Bollinger County, MO March 1, 1851
Boone County, MO November 16, 1820
Buchanan County, MO December 31, 1838
Butler County, MO February 27, 1849
Caldwell County, MO December 29, 1836
Callaway County, MO November 25, 1820
Camden County, MO January 29, 1841
Cape Girardeau County, MO October 1, 1812
Carroll County, MO January 2, 1833
Carter County, MO March 10, 1859
Cass County, MO March 3, 1835
Cedar County, MO February 14, 1845
Chariton County, MO November 16, 1820
Christian County, MO March 8, 1859
Clark County, MO December 16, 1836
Clay County, MO January 2, 1822
Clinton County, MO January 2, 1833
Cole County, MO 1820
Cooper County, MO December 17, 1818
Crawford County, MO January 23, 1829
Dade County, MO January 29, 1841
Dallas County, MO January 29, 1841
Daviess County, MO December 29, 1836
DeKalb County, MO December 29, 1836
Dent County, MO February 10, 1851
Douglas County, MO October 29, 1857
Dunklin County, MO February 14, 1845
Franklin County, MO December 11, 1818
Gasconade County, MO November 25, 1820
Gentry County, MO February 14, 1845
Greene County, MO January 2, 1833
Grundy County, MO January 2, 1841
Harrison County, MO February 14, 1845
Henry County, MO December 13, 1835
Hickory County, MO February 14, 1845
Holt County, MO January 29, 1841
Howard County, MO January 23, 1816
Howell County, MO March 2, 1857
Iron County, MO February 17, 1857
Jackson County, MO December 15, 1826
Jasper County, MO January 2, 1841
Jefferson County, MO 1818
Johnson County, MO December 13, 1834
Knox County, MO February 14, 1845
Laclede County, MO February 24, 1849
Lafayette County, MO November 16, 1820
Lawrence County, MO February 14, 1845
Lewis County, MO January 2, 1833
Lincoln County, MO December 14, 1818
Linn County, MO January 6, 1837
Livingston County, MO January 6, 1837
Macon County, MO January 6, 1837
Madison County, MO December 14, 1818
Maries County, MO March 2, 1855
Marion County, MO December 23, 1826
McDonald County, MO March 3, 1849
Mercer County, MO February 14, 1845
Miller County, MO February 6, 1837
Mississippi County, MO February 14, 1895
Moniteau County, MO February 14, 1845
Monroe County, MO January 6, 1831
Montgomery County, MO December 14, 1818
Morgan County, MO January 5, 1833
New Madrid County, MO October 1, 1812
Newton County, MO December 15, 1838
Nodaway County, MO February 14, 1845
Oregon County, MO February 14, 1845
Osage County, MO January 29, 1841
Ozark County, MO January 29, 1841
Pemiscot County, MO February 19, 1851
Perry County, MO November 16, 1820
Pettis County, MO January 24, 1833
Phelps County, MO November 13, 1857
Pike County, MO December 4, 1818
Platte County, MO December 31, 1838
Polk County, MO January 5, 1835
Pulaski County, MO January 19, 1833
Putnam County, MO February 28, 1845
Ralls County, MO November 16, 1820
Randolph County, MO January 22, 1829
Ray County, MO November 16, 1820
Reynolds County, MO February 25, 1845
Ripley County, MO January 5, 1833
Saint Charles County, MO October 1, 1812
Saint Clair County, MO January 29, 1841
Saint Francois County, MO December 19, 1821
Saint Louis County, MO October 1, 1812
Ste. Genevieve County, MO October 1, 1812
Saline County, MO November 25, 1820
Schuyler County, MO February 14, 1845
Scotland County, MO January 29, 1841
Scott County, MO December 28, 1821
Shannon County, MO January 29, 1841
Shelby County, MO January 2, 1835
Stoddard County, MO January 2, 1835
Stone County, MO February 10, 1851
Sullivan County, MO February 14, 1845
Taney County, MO January 4, 1837
Texas County, MO February 14, 1845
Vernon County, MO February 27, 1855
Warren County, MO January 5, 1833
Washington County, MO August 21, 1813
Wayne County, MO December 11, 1818
Webster County, MO March 3, 1855
Worth County, MO February 8, 1861
Wright County, MO January 29, 1841