Wisconsin Public Records

The Wisconsin Vital Records Office is responsible for the collection and distribution of birth, death, marriage and divorce certificates. Vital records are available from 1907 to present from the state office for a fee of $20 dollars. Additional copies are $3 dollars each. Expedited service is an additional $20 dollars.

Wisconsin Vital Records Office
1 West Wilson Street, Room 158
P.O. Box 309
Madison, WI 53701-0309
(608) 266-1373
DHSVitalRecords@wisconsin.gov

Birth Certificate Application Form (PDF)
Fax Birth Certificate Form (PDF)
Death Certificate Application Form (PDF)
Fax Death Certificate Form (PDF)
Marriage Certificate Application Form (PDF)
Fax Marriage Certificate Form (PDF)
Divorce Certificate Application Form (PDF)
Fax Divorce Certificate Form (PDF)

Adoption Records

Adult age (18) adoptees can make a request to obtain medical and genetic information regarding their birth family. Identity not being included. Requesting identifying information requires an affidavit of consent from each living birth parent or family member. There are a number of private voluntary adoption information centers to share information with separated family.

Property Records

Local county government manages parcel and record searches including ownership information, tax information and land history.

Milwaukee County Parcel Maps
Dane County Parcel Information
Waukesha County Data Warehouse
Brown County Land Records
Racine County Property Tax Inquiry
Outagamie County Land Information
Winnebago County Property Information
Kenosha County Record Search
Rock County GIS Database

Genealogy Records

Genealogy Records for the state of Wisconsin

Public Libraries

We have compiled a list of 10 public libraries in the state of Wisconsin

# Name Address Zipcode Phone
1 Abbotsford Public Library 203 First St., Abbotsford, Wisconsin 54405 715-223-3920
2 Adams County Public Library 569 N. Cedar St., Suite 1, Adams, Wisconsin 53910 608-339-4250
3 Albertson Memorial Library 200 N. Water St., Albany, Wisconsin 53502 608-862-3491
4 Algoma Public Library 406 Fremont St., Algoma, Wisconsin 54201 920-487-2295
5 Alma Public Library 312 N. Main St., Alma, Wisconsin 54610 608-685-3823
6 Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona, Wisconsin 54720 715-839-5029
7 Amery Public Library 225 Scholl Ct., Amery, Wisconsin 54001 715-268-9340
8 Lettie W. Jensen Public Library 278 N. Main St., Amherst, Wisconsin 54406 715-824-5510
9 Antigo Public Library 617 Clermont St., Antigo, Wisconsin 54409 715-623-3724
10 Appleton Public Library 225 N. Oneida St., Appleton, Wisconsin 54911 920-832-6173
See the full list

Phone Area Codes

262 - Racine, Wisconsin 414 - Milwaukee, Wisconsin 608 - Madison, Wisconsin 715 - Eau Claire, Wisconsin 920 - Green Bay, Wisconsin