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Vital Records
Vital records consist of birth, death and marriage records.  Copies of records filed with the Buxton Town Clerk can be obtained in person or by mail.  In order for the Town of Buxton to have a copy of a vital record the event had to occur in Buxton or the person(s) named on the record must have been residents of Buxton at the time of the event.  The fee to purchase a certified copy of a Birth, Death or Marriage Certificate is $15.00 for the first copy and $6.00 for each additional copy purchased at the same time, of the same record.  You must show proof of identity, which links you to the certificate requested.  To receive copies by mail, please send a written request, which includes the name(s) on the certificate, the date of the event and the required fee.

For family tree inquiries, please go to Genealogy on the Town Clerk's web page.

The Buxton Town Hall is located at 185 Portland Road and is open from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays and 11:30 am to 7:30 pm on Wednesdays.  The mailing address is:  Buxton Town Clerk's Office, 185 Portland Road, Buxton, ME 04093-6532 and the phone number is:  (207) 929-6171.


Frequently asked questions about Vital Records

1.  Where are Birth Certificates recorded?
  • City or Town Clerk's Office in the town or city where the child was born (Place of Birth)
  • City or Town Clerk's Office in the city or town where the mother of the child resided at the time of birth (Place of Residence); or
  • State of Maine's Office of Vital Records, 11 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0011 -- Phone (207) 287-3181 or 1-888-664-9491
2.  Where are Death Certificates recorded?
  • City or Town Clerk's Office where death occurred (Place of Death)
  • City or Town Clerk's Office in place where the deceased person lived (Place of Residence); or
  • State of Maine's Office of Vital Records, 11 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0011 -- Phone (207) 287-3181 or 1-888-664-9491
3.  Where are Marriage Certificates recorded?
  • City or Town Clerk's Office in whicch the c ouple filed for a Marriage License (Place License Issued)
  • City or Town Clerk's Office in place where the marriage was performed (Place of Marriage)
  • State of Maine's Office of Vital Records, 11 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0011 -- Phone (207) 287-3181 or 1-888-664-9491

Certified copies of Maine Vital Records can also be ordered online.  There is an additional fee for using a credit card.   https://www.vitalchek.com/


 







 
Town of Buxton
  185 Portland Road, Buxton, ME 04093 (207) 929-5191
Mon, Tues, Thur, Fri 8:30am to 4:30pm & Wed: 11:30am - 7:30pm