Craighead County Birth Records Search (Arkansas)

Perform a free Craighead County, AR public birth records search, including birth certificates, birth indexes, birth databases, and birth dates.


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Craighead County Adoption Records https://www.healthy.arkansas.gov/programs-services/topics/adoption-file-requests View Craighead County, Arkansas adoption information, including guidelines for requesting adoption records, adoption fees, foreign and domestic adoption.

Craighead County Birth Certificates https://vitalrecords.egov.com/CDC.VitalRecordsMVC.Web/Wizard/AR/Municipality/SelectMunicipality View Craighead County, Arkansas birth certificate information, including required identification and fees for certified copy requests.

Craighead County Clerk Marriage Licenses http://www.craigheadcounty.org/marriage-license-info/ View Craighead County Clerk marriage license information, including age, appearance and identification requirements, fees, jurisdiction and expiry.

Craighead County Genealogical Society Marriage Records http://www.gscca.net/marriages.htm View Craighead County Genealogical Society marriage records by district, groom, bride and year range.

Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library Database https://www.libraryinjonesboro.org/databases View Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library database list, including genealogy, automobile, driving tests, journals, magazines, geography, business and newspapers.

Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library Database https://www.libraryinjonesboro.org/research View Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library research resources, including contact, homework help, databases, genealogy, pathfinders and resumes.

Find Craighead County Birth Records

Craighead County Birth Records are documents relating to an individual's birth in Craighead County, Arkansas. These can include Craighead County birth certificates, birth indexes, and birth databases. Some states may also have paternity registries and affidavits of parentage for children born to single parents. Birth Records are kept by Vital Records Offices or the Craighead County Clerk's Offices, which may be run by the Arkansas state government or at the local Craighead County level.

Learn about Birth Records, including:
  • Where to get free Birth Records online
  • How to access the Arkansas birth index
  • What information is included in birth databases
  • How to get certified copies of Craighead County birth certificates
  • What birth records are used for
Search Public Birth Records in Craighead County, AR

Craighead County Birth Records may be considered public records. Arkansas may be part of what is known as "open record" states, where all birth records are considered public information. Other states restrict access to birth certificates, which can only be requested by the individual named in the birth record, the parents listed in the record, or the legal guardian or legal representative of the child. Birth records commonly become public documents after a waiting period, which may be more than 100 years.

Craighead County Birth Certificates

A Craighead County birth certificate lists the baby's name, date of birth, location of birth, and the names of both parents. Some birth certificates also include the time of birth and the delivering doctor. A birth index stores public records of births in the Arkansas, typically listing the individual's full name, date of birth, gender, county of birth, and sometimes the mother's maiden name. A birth database includes data on local Craighead County births, often categorized by year, demographic categories, and health categories. Birth databases do not include personally identifying information.

Certified Birth Records

Birth Records are required to access various Craighead County government services. Certified birth certificates are required to order official passports, marriage certificates, and Social Security numbers. They may also be necessary to prove citizenship in order to receive veteran's benefits or other government services.

Craighead County Genealogy Research

Craighead County Birth Records are important sources for family history and genealogical research. Some locations in the United States have birth certificates that date back to 1630. Craighead County birth databases can also be used to analyze health outcomes for infants and mothers, delivery methods, and other information useful for public health purposes.