New Castle County Death Certificates

Search for New Castle County DE death certificates. A death certificate search can provide information on time of death, place of death, legal proof of death, proof of death, wills, estates, filing for life insurance, death records, age at death, cause of death, certified death certificates, and genealogical research.


Coroners and Medical Examiners in New Castle County Delaware are responsible for determining the cause, time, and manner of death for a deceased person. As part of this job, they maintain New Castle County death records, including death certificates. These records list information about how the deceased person passed away, the time and place of death, and any personal information about the deceased, such as the person's name, date of birth, and age at death. Coroners and Medical Examiners report this information to state and local government authorities, who may also issue New Castle County death certificates. These records may be available through the New Castle County Coroner and Medical Examiner's website.

New Castle County Medical Examiner & Coroner Wilmington DE 200 South Adams Street 19801 302-577-3420

Sussex County Medical Examiner & Coroner Wilmington DE 200 South Adams Street 19801 302-577-3420


Hospitals in New Castle County Delaware provide a range of medical services to patients of all ages, and they also create death records for individuals who pass away or are declared dead at a Hospital. These death certificates list the deceased individual's name, the time and place of death, and age at death, and they may also include the cause of death. New Castle County Hospitals report death information to Delaware State and local government authorities, which issue certified New Castle County death certificates that act as legal proof of death. Hospital death certificates may be available online through the Hospital website.

Christiana Care Health System Newark DE 4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road 19713 302-733-1000

Christiana Care Health System Wilmington DE PO Box 1668 19899 302-733-1000

Department of Veterans Affairs Wilmington DE 1601 Kirkwood Highway 19805 302-994-2511

Nemours Children's Clinic Wilmington DE 910 Foulk Road 19803 302-655-3242

Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children Wilmington DE 1600 Rockland Road 19803 302-651-4200

Rockford Center Newark DE 100 Rockford Drive 19713 302-996-5480

Saint Francis Hospital Wilmington DE 701 North Clayton Street 19805 302-421-4100

Wilmington Hospital Wilmington DE 501 West 14th Street 19801 302-428-4410


Clerk Offices in New Castle County Delaware maintain and preserve public records for a local government, including vital documents such as death certificates. New Castle County death certificates provide information on the deceased individual's name, the place and time of death, and age at death. They may also include the cause of death. New Castle County Clerks often issue certified death certificates, which may be required to settle financial and legal matters such as wills, estates, or filing for life insurance. Death certificates can also be used for genealogical research, and some Clerk Offices maintain New Castle County vital records that date back to the 1600s. Clerk Offices typically provide online access to death certificates.

New Castle County Clerk Wilmington DE 800 North French Street 19801 302-395-7730