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Birth & Death Certificates

picture of connie Connie Shiverdecker, Deputy Registrar, has been employed with the Health Department since 2007. She issues birth and death certificates, collects vital statistics, and prepares minutes for the Fatality Review Board. She also assists with other secretarial duties within the environmental division.

As of January 1, 2011 the Darke County Health Department can now issue birth certificates for anyone born in the State of Ohio.  Please see State of Oho Press Release on Statewide Issuance

Anyone wishing to deliver their baby at home can pickup the birth forms that need to be filled out.

The Darke County Health Department can only issue death certificates for deaths that occurred in Darke County.  To obtain a copy of a death certificate of a death that occurred in another county, contact that county.

We have Certificates of Service people who died in another state but are buried in Darke County. 

For genealogy purposes the Darke County Health Department has birth and death certificates for individuals that were either born or died in Darke County. Records start December 20, 1908 to the present.

The fee for certified copies of birth or death certificates is $23.00. 

Issuing of burial permits $3.00

To request a copy of a birth certificate or death certificate by mail in:

Birth Certificate Request Form

Death Certificate Request Form

To request a copy a birth record on-line visit: Our Vital-Chek Page

Vital Statistics information Darke County:

Yearly Vital Statistics Information from 2000 until present

E-mail the Vital Statistics Division

For additional information regarding Vital Statistics within Ohio:

Ohio Department of Health Birth & Death Information



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