The Ashtabula County Health Department can now issue Birth Abstracts for anyone born in the State of Ohio from 1909 to present date. We have been granted Statewide Birth Issuance from the Ohio Department of Health Vital Statistics Office as of December 2010. (see ODH Press Release).
The Ashtabula County Health Department can issue Death Records from the Ashtabula County General Health District from 1909 to present date which includes all of Ashtabula County with the exception of Ashtabula City and Conneaut City.
Certified copies of birth and death certificates have a raised seal and are stamped by the Registrar of Vital Statistics.
The fee for a certified copy of a birth or death certificate is $24.00. (We do NOT accept credit cards and NO PERSONAL CHECKS IF SENDING IN REQUEST BY MAIL). We will accept Cash, Checks OR Money orders for request when you come to our office.
327 Mill Street
Conneaut , Ohio 44030
(440) 593 – 3087
Form to Request Copies from Ashtabula County Health Dept.
Application Form for Birth/Death Certified Copies (printable form)
By Mail :
Certified copies may be requested by first class standard mail.
The fee is $24.00 each. (We do NOT accept credit cards and NO PERSONAL CHECKS for request by mail) Cash, Certified Bank Check OR Money Order only) There will be a return check fee charged by the Treasurer's Office per ORC Section 321.48 for all returned checks.
Please mail requests to: Ashtabula County Health Department
12 West Jefferson Street
Jefferson, Ohio 44047
(440) 576 - 6010 option 3
For a quicker return please enclose a prepaid, self-addressed, U.S. Postal Priority Mail Envelope and your birth/death certificates will be returned to you.
Death Certificates: A written request must contain: the full name, date of death, place of death, a signature and a return mailing address and phone number. Please send a check or money order for the amount necessary along with a self-address stamped envelope.
In Person :
Certified copies are $24.00 each. You may come to the office and purchase a copy of a birth or death certificate any weekday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (CLOSED ALL LEGAL HOLIDAYS) (We do NOT accept credit cards) - We will accept Cash, Checks or Money Orders ONLY. There will be a return check fee charged by the Treasurer's Office per ORC Section 321.48 for all returned checks.
Birth December 20, 1908 – present
Birth and death records from 1867 to 1908 are filed at the Ashtabula County Probate Court, if recorded. Your request may be sent to:
25 West Jefferson Street
Jefferson , Ohio 44047
(440) 576 - 3453
If you were adopted you will need to request your birth certificate from the Ohio Department of Health. After an adoption, the original birth record and all other legal documents related to the adoption are sealed and are not accessible except under certain procedures specified by state law.
Birth outside US, but child of US Parents