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The Gallia County Health District maintains birth records for those who were born in Ohio from 1908 to present. Birth certificates for persons born in Ohio are available at all health departments in Ohio.

  • CERTIFIED COPIES ARE $25.00 EACH. THIS DEPARTMENT DOES NOT ACCEPT PERSONAL CHECKS OR CREDIT CARDS. CASH OR MONEY ORDER ONLY.

Only certified copies (by order of the State Vital Statistics Office effective July 1, 2003) are available from local Health Departments.  Uncertified copies and wallet size certificates are no longer issued. Do not laminate certified birth certificates.

Online:

 Online Ordering - Birth, death and paternity affidavit orders can be placed online with no additional fees.  Please allow processing time up to three (3) weeks.  For faster service, contact an Ohio city or county health department.  Please note rush orders are not available through this service, and orders cannot be cancelled once they are submitted. Click here to begin the online order process.   
 
In Person:

Birth certificates are available at our office during regular business hours (8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.) Monday – Friday. You will be asked to fill out an application for each record requested. Certificates are made while you wait and usually take only a few minutes. 

By Mail:

Please send the completed application provided along with a self-addressed stamped envelope and a daytime phone number in case we have any questions to:

Gallia County Health Department 
499 Jackson Pike, Suite D 
Gallipolis, OH 45631

 

For birth records prior to 1908:

Gallia County Probate Court 
18 Locust Street, Room 1293 
Gallipolis, OH 45631   
(740) 446-3842 
Web site: probate@gallianet.net 

Gallia County Historical & Genealogical Society 
412 Second Avenue 
Gallipolis, Ohio 45631 
(740) 446-6529 
Email: histsoc@zoomnet.net 
Web site www.zoomnet.net/histsoc