Vital Records in Wisconsin

Vital records in Wisconsin are maintained by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, where they issue certified copies of birth, death, marriage & divorce certificates. Many records prior to 1907 are available from the local county health departments where the event occurred, although they are incomplete.

Below is a table showing the year ranges that the Wisconsin Department of Health Services - Vital Records Office can provide:

Record Type Available From
Wisconsin Birth Records 1907 – 2017
Wisconsin Death Records 1907 – 2017
Wisconsin Divorce Records 1907 – 2017
Wisconsin Marriage Records 1907 – 2017

Find County Offices in Wisconsin

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County Year Founded
Adams County, WI 1848
Ashland County, WI 1860
Barron County, WI 1859
Bayfield County, WI April 12, 1866
Brown County, WI 1818
Buffalo County, WI 1853
Burnett County, WI 1856
Calumet County, WI 1836
Chippewa County, WI February 3, 1845
Clark County, WI July 6, 1853
Columbia County, WI 1854
Crawford County, WI 1818
Dane County, WI December 7, 1836
Dodge County, WI 1836
Door County, WI 1851
Douglas County, WI February 8, 1854
Dunn County, WI February 3, 1854
Eau Claire County, WI 1856
Florence County, WI 1882
Fond du Lac County, WI December 7, 1836
Forest County, WI 1848
Grant County, WI 1836
Green County, WI 1836
Green Lake County, WI 1858
Iowa County, WI October 9, 1829
Iron County, WI 1893
Jackson County, WI 1853
Jefferson County, WI 1836
Juneau County, WI 1858
Kenosha County, WI 1850
Kewaunee County, WI 1852
La Crosse County, WI 1851
Lafayette County, WI 1846
Langlade County, WI 1879
Lincoln County, WI 1874
Manitowoc County, WI 1836
Marathon County, WI 1807
Marinette County, WI 1879
Marquette County, WI 1836
Menominee County, WI July 3, 1959
Milwaukee County, WI September 6, 1834
Monroe County, WI 1854
Oconto County, WI 1851
Oneida County, WI 1885
Outagamie County, WI 1850
Ozaukee County, WI 1853
Pepin County, WI February 25, 1858
Pierce County, WI 1853
Polk County, WI 1848
Portage County, WI 1841
Price County, WI March 3, 1879
Racine County, WI 1836
Richland County, WI 1842
Rock County, WI 1836
Rusk County, WI 1901
Sauk County, WI 1840
Sawyer County, WI 1883
Shawano County, WI 1853
Sheboygan County, WI December 17, 1838
St. Croix County, WI 1840
Taylor County, WI 1875
Trempealeau County, WI 1854
Vernon County, WI 1851
Vilas County, WI April 12, 1893
Walworth County, WI 1836
Washburn County, WI 1883
Washington County, WI 1836
Waukesha County, WI 1846
Waupaca County, WI 1851
Waushara County, WI 1851
Winnebago County, WI 1840
Wood County, WI 1856