Buchanan County Death Certificates

Search for Buchanan County IA 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 Buchanan County Iowa are responsible for determining the cause, time, and manner of death for a deceased person. As part of this job, they maintain Buchanan 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 Buchanan County death certificates. These records may be available through the Buchanan County Coroner and Medical Examiner's website.

Buchanan County Medical Examiner & Coroner Independence IA 1100 1st Street East 50644 319-334-2541


Clerk Offices in Buchanan County Iowa maintain and preserve public records for a local government, including vital documents such as death certificates. Buchanan 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. Buchanan 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 Buchanan County vital records that date back to the 1600s. Clerk Offices typically provide online access to death certificates.

Buchanan Clerk-District Court Independence IA 210 5th Avenue Northeast 50644 319-334-2196

Fairbank City Clerk Fairbank IA 116 Main Street East 50629 319-635-2869

Hazleton City Clerk Hazleton IA 111 3rd Street North 50641 319-636-2559

Lamont City Clerk Lamont IA 644 Bush Street 50650 563-924-2194

Winthrop City Clerk Winthrop IA 354 W Madison St 50682 319-935-3317


Health Departments in Buchanan County Iowa monitor public health and keep vital records, and they operate at the state, county, or local level. As part of this job, Health Departments maintain Buchanan County death certificates, which include information about the deceased individual such as name, date of birth, time and place of death, and age at death. Death certificates may also include the cause of death. These records can be used to settle legal and financial matters, including wills, estates, and life insurance filings. Death certificates may be available through the Buchanan County Health Department website.

Buchanan Health Department Independence IA 1600 1st Street East 50644 319-332-0860