Ashley County, Arkansas Birth Records
Ashley County had 320 births in 2009. For birth trends, you can click here: http://www.healthy.arkansas.gov/programsServices/healthStatistics/Documents/birthdata/BULLC03.PDF
. Perhaps you need an extra copy in order to obtain a Social Security Card or passport for your baby. You may obtain a copy from the Arkansas Department of Health for any birth record from February 1st
, 1914, and you can get a plastic wallet card of a birth record (serves as a memento only) or a certified birth record copy from this office.
Requirements & Fees
Also be sure to include the full name of the person on the birth certificate (including maiden name), date of birth, city or town and county of birth, father’s and mother’s full names (including the mother’s maiden name), your relationship to the person on the birth certificate, and the reason you’re requesting a birth record.
Ashley County has two health department offices where you can request a vital record. Tammy Cook is the administrator of both offices:
Ashley County Health Unit – Crossett
1300 W. 5th Avenue
Crossett, AR 71635
Phone: (870) 364-2115
Fax: (870) 364-3505
Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Ashley County Health Unit – Hamburg
401 N. Cherry
Hamburg, AR 71646
Phone: (870) 853-5525
Fax: (870) 853-4433
Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 1st Tues or each month 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
If you wish to request a copy from the Arkansas Department of Health, send your request to: 4815 W. Markham Street, Slot 44, Little Rock, AR 72205. You may call the Arkansas Department of Health at (501) 661-2336 or (800) 637-9314, and the office’s fax number is (501) 661-2717.
Arkansas law does not permit the of release birth records that are less than 100 years old; however, if you are related to the person on the birth record or a member of the immediate family, you can receive a copy of the birth record immediately.