Vital Statistics

The Marietta City Health Department is now able to issue certified birth certificates (Abstracts or Image Copies) for anyone born in the State of Ohio.

We are able to issue certified death certificates for only those individuals who died within the city limits of Marietta. Our birth and death records begin in 1908 to present.

Certified copies may be obtained by one of the following ways:

  • Personally coming into our office located at 304 Putnam St., Marietta, Ohio, between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:30 pm, M-F.
  • Complete the linked application for either birth or death certificate. Make sure to include full name (include maiden name if married), date of birth or death, and parents names if known, a money order for $25.00 made payable to the City of Marietta, and a self addressed stamped envelope. Mail to:

         The City of Marietta Health Department
         304 Putnam Street
         Marietta, OH 45750

  • For your convenience, you can process online requests through an independent company that Marietta City Health Department has partnered with to provide you this service; VitalChek Network, Inc. VitalChek can be reached through their website; An additional fee is charged by VitalChek for this service, and all major credit cards are accepted, including American Express®, Discover®, MasterCard® or Visa®.

Certified copies are $25.00 each. Non-certified copies are no longer available.

Family history research is also available. Depending on the number of records you are requesting, it may be necessary to leave the list and you will be notified when the research is completed.

Any questions, please call Vital Statistics @ (740) 373-0611 Ext. 2302 or 2305.

Marietta City Health Department
304 Putnam St.
Marietta, OH 45750
(740) 373-0611 x 2302
Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
©2011 City of Marietta, Ohio

To use a credit card, go online to and complete an application. Make sure that you select our office, Marietta City Health Dept., 304 Putnam St., Marietta, OH. Requests received by internet are processed the same day.