Boston Marriage & Divorce Records (Massachusetts)

Search for free Boston, MA Marriage & Divorce Records, including Boston marriage certificates & licenses, divorce certificates, decrees, licenses, and more.


Boston Clerk Offices

Get Marriage & Divorce Records from 3 Clerk Offices in Boston, MA

Boston City Clerk 1 City Hall Square Boston, MA 02201 617-635-4600 Directions

Massachusetts Clerk 1 Pemberton Square Boston, MA 02108 617-557-1020 Directions

Suffolk County Clerk 3 Pemberton Square Boston, MA 02108 617-788-8175 Directions


Boston Town & City Halls

Get Marriage & Divorce Records from 2 Town & City Halls in Boston, MA

Boston City Hall 1 City Hall Square Boston, MA 02201 617-635-4000 Directions

Boston Globe City Hall 1 City Hall Square Boston, MA 02108 617-936-3554 Directions


Boston Marriage License Office

Get Marriage & Divorce Records from 1 Marriage License Office in Boston, MA

Boston Marriage License Boston City Clerk, 1 City Hall Square, Rm. 213 Boston, MA 02108 617-635-4179 Directions


Boston Marriage & Divorce Records Databases

The Boston Marriage & Divorce Records (Massachusetts) links below open in a new window and will take you to third party websites that are useful for finding Boston public records. Editorial staff monitor and update these links on a frequent basis.

Boston City Registry Marriage Applications https://www.boston.gov/departments/registry/how-get-copy-marriage-certificate

Boston City Registry Website https://www.boston.gov/departments/registry

Boston Public Library Database http://www.bpl.org/electronic/alpha.asp

City of Boston Archives https://www.cityofboston.gov/assessing/search/

City of Boston Inspectional Services Department Archives https://www.boston.gov/departments/inspectional-services/how-find-historical-permit-records

Boston Marriage & Divorce Statistics

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Boston Marital Status
Married Couples72,399 (27.5%)
Unmarried Couples18,785 (3.0%)
Never Married Men159,816 (58.0%)
Never Married Women163,427 (54.1%)
Separated Men6,584 (2.4%)
Separated Women9,712 (3.2%)
Widowed Men4,411 (1.6%)
Widowed Women19,070 (6.3%)
Divorced Men17,377 (6.3%)
Divorced Women25,766 (8.5%)