Boston Vital Records (Massachusetts)

Search for free Boston, MA Vital Records, including Boston birth & death certificates, adoption records, marriage & divorce records, genealogy research, and more.


Boston Clerk Office

Get Vital Records from 1 Clerk Office in Boston, MA

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


Boston Health Departments

Get Vital Records from 2 Health Departments in Boston, MA

Boston Health Department 305 South Street Boston, MA 02130 617-983-6200 Directions

Boston Public Health Commission 1010 Massachusetts Avenue Boston, MA 02118 617-534-5394 Directions


Boston Archives

Get Vital Records from 7 Archives in Boston, MA

Boston American Jewish Historical Archive 101 Newbury Street Boston, MA 02116 617-226-1245 Directions

Boston Archive 30 Millstone Road Boston, MA 02136 617-664-8679 Directions

Boston Archive 220 William T Morrissey Boulevard Boston, MA 02125 617-727-2816 Directions

Boston Public Records Archive 1 Ashburton Place Boston, MA 02108 617-727-2832 Directions

Boston Registry of Vital Records Archive 150 Mount Vernon Street Boston, MA 02108 617-740-2600 Directions

Boston WGBH Media Library & Archive 1 Guest Street Boston, MA 02135 Directions

Dorchester State Records Archive 220 William T Morrissey Boulevard Boston, MA 02125 617-727-2470 Directions


Boston Cemeteries

Get Vital Records from 17 Cemeteries in Boston, MA

Boston Catholic Cemetery Association 366 Cummins Highway Boston, MA 02131 617-325-6830 Directions

Boston Evergreen Cemetery 2060 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA 02135 617-635-7359 Directions

Boston Fairview Cemetery 45 Fairview Street Boston, MA 02131 617-635-7360 Directions

Boston Forest Hills Cemetery 95 Forest Hills Avenue Boston, MA 02130 617-524-0128 Directions

Boston Mount Hope Cemetery 355 Walk Hill Street Boston, MA 02131 617-635-7361 Directions

Boston Saint Marys Cemetery Grove Street Boston, MA 02132 Directions

Boston South End Burying Ground Cemetery 2118 Washington Street Boston, MA 02119 617-635-7361 Directions

Boston St Marys Cemetery 125 Bernard Street Boston, MA 02124 617-325-6830 Directions

Boston United Hand In Hand Cemetery 2659 Centre Street Boston, MA 02132 617-325-6110 Directions

Brighton Boston City Cemetery 2060 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA 02135 617-635-7359 Directions

Adath-Jeshurun Cemetery Association 350 Grove Street Boston, MA 02132 617-325-1984 Directions

Baker Street Cemetery 776 Baker Street Boston, MA 02132 617-323-4066 Directions

Bennington Street Burying Ground Cemetery 2128 Bennington Street Boston, MA 02128 617-635-7361 Directions

Bennington Street Cemetery 473 Bennington Street Boston, MA 02128 617-635-4505 Directions

Bunker Hill Burying Ground Cemetery Bunker Hill Street Boston, MA 02129 617-635-7361 Directions

Corey St opp Mount Benedict Cemetery 520 Corey Street Boston, MA 02132 Directions

Dorchester Center Cedar Grove Cemetery 920 Adams Street Boston, MA 02124 617-825-1360 Directions


Boston Historical Societies

Get Vital Records from 3 Historical Societies in Boston, MA

Boston American Jewish Historical Society 101 Newbury Street Boston, MA 02116 617-226-1245 Directions

Charlestown Massachusetts Historical Society 43 Monument Square Boston, MA 02129 617-241-2201 Directions

Dorchester Historical Society 195 Boston Street Boston, MA 02125 617-265-7802 Directions


Boston Hospitals

Get Vital Records from 17 Hospitals in Boston, MA

Boston Children's Hospital 300 Longwood Avenue Boston, MA 02115 617-355-6000 Directions

Boston Medical Center 840 Harrison Avenue Boston, MA 02118 617-638-8000 Directions

Boston Medical Center - East Newton Campus 88 East Newton Street Boston, MA 02118 617-414-5000 Directions

Boston Medical Center - Menino Campus 818 Harrison Avenue Boston, MA 02118 617-414-5000 Directions

Boston Shriners Hospital 51 Blossom Street Boston, MA 02114 617-722-3000 Directions

Boston University Medical Campus 715 Albany Street Boston, MA 02118 617-638-4086 Directions

Children's Hospital Boston 300 Longwood Avenue Boston, MA 02115 617-355-6000 Directions

Arbour Health System 49 Robinwood Avenue Boston, MA 02130 617-522-4400 Directions

Arbour Hospital 49 Robinwood Avenue Boston, MA 02130 617-390-1491 Directions

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 330 Brookline Avenue Boston, MA 02215 617-667-7000 Directions

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - East Campus 330 Brookline Avenue Boston, MA 02115 617-667-8000 Directions

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - West Campus Deaconess Road Boston, MA 02215 617-632-7000 Directions

Brigham And Women's Hospital 45 Francis Street Boston, MA 02115 Directions

Brigham and Women's Hospital 75 Francis Street Boston, MA 02115 617-732-5500 Directions

CareGroup Healthcare System 375 Longwood Avenue Boston, MA 02215 617-975-5000 Directions

Caritas Carney Hospital 2100 Dorchester Avenue Boston, MA 02124 781-344-0600 Directions

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute 450 Brookline Avenue Boston, MA 02215 617-632-3000 Directions


Boston Coroner & Medical Examiner

Get Vital Records from 1 Coroner & Medical Examiner in Boston, MA

Bristol County Medical Examiner & Coroner 720 Albany Street Boston, MA 02118 617-267-6767 Directions


Boston Social Security Offices

Get Vital Records from 2 Social Security Offices in Boston, MA

Boston Social Security Office 10 Causeway Street Boston, MA 02114 Directions

Dorchester Social Security Office 115 Freeport Street Boston, MA 02122 Directions


Boston Vital Records Databases

The Boston Vital 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 Household Demographic Statistics

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

Boston Households
Households263,229
Nonfamily Households136,344 (51.8%)
Married Couples72,399 (27.5%)
Veterans16,221 (2.9%)