Vital Records in Nebraska

The government entity responsible for maintaining vital records in Nebraska is the Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services, where they issue certified copies of birth, death, divorce & marriage records. Records are also available from the county clerk where the event occurred, and these county offices have older records than the state department as well, dating back to, or near, the date of their founding.

Below is a table showing the year ranges that the Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services can provide:

Record Type Available From
Nebraska Birth Records 1904 – 2017
Nebraska Death Records 1904 – 2017
Nebraska Divorce Records January 1909 – 2017
Nebraska Marriage Records January 1909 – 2017

Find County Offices in Nebraska

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County Year Founded
Adams County, NE 1867
Antelope County, NE 1871
Arthur County, NE 1913
Banner County, NE 1888
Blaine County, NE 1885
Boone County, NE 1871
Box Butte County, NE 1886
Boyd County, NE March 20, 1891
Brown County, NE 1883
Buffalo County, NE 1855
Burt County, NE 1854
Butler County, NE 1856
Cass County, NE 1854
Cedar County, NE 1855
Chase County, NE 1873
Cherry County, NE 1883
Cheyenne County, NE 1871
Clay County, NE 1855
Colfax County, NE 1869
Cuming County, NE 1855
Custer County, NE February 17, 1877
Dakota County, NE March 7, 1855
Dawes County, NE 1885
Dawson County, NE 1871
Deuel County, NE 1889
Dixon County, NE 1856
Dodge County, NE 1855
Douglas County, NE November 23, 1854
Dundy County, NE 1873
Fillmore County, NE 1856
Franklin County, NE 1867
Frontier County, NE 1872
Furnas County, NE 1873
Gage County, NE 1855
Garden County, NE 1909
Garfield County, NE 1884
Gosper County, NE 1873
Grant County, NE March 31, 1887
Greeley County, NE 1871
Hall County, NE 1858
Hamilton County, NE 1867
Harlan County, NE 1871
Hayes County, NE February 19, 1877
Hitchcock County, NE 1873
Holt County, NE 1876
Hooker County, NE 1889
Howard County, NE 1871
Jefferson County, NE 1856
Johnson County, NE 1855
Kearney County, NE 1860
Keith County, NE 1873
Keya Paha County, NE November 4, 1884
Kimball County, NE 1888
Knox County, NE 1854
Lancaster County, NE 1859
Lincoln County, NE 1860
Logan County, NE 1885
Loup County, NE 1883
Madison County, NE 1867
McPherson County, NE 1890
Merrick County, NE 1858
Morrill County, NE 1908
Nance County, NE 1879
Nemaha County, NE 1855
Nuckolls County, NE 1860
Otoe County, NE 1854
Pawnee County, NE 1854
Perkins County, NE 1887
Phelps County, NE 1873
Pierce County, NE 1856
Platte County, NE 1856
Polk County, NE 1856
Red Willow County, NE 1873
Richardson County, NE 1855
Rock County, NE 1888
Saline County, NE 1855
Sarpy County, NE February 7, 1857
Saunders County, NE 1856
Scotts Bluff County, NE 1888
Seward County, NE 1855
Sheridan County, NE 1885
Sherman County, NE 1871
Sioux County, NE 1877
Stanton County, NE 1865
Thayer County, NE 1872
Thomas County, NE 1887
Thurston County, NE 1889
Valley County, NE 1871
Washington County, NE 1854
Wayne County, NE 1870
Webster County, NE 1871
Wheeler County, NE November 4, 1877
York County, NE 1855