Mississippi County History and Listings

Mississippi County History and Listings

Our county-by-county listing of Mississippi has contact information and dates vital records for historic and modern-day counties.

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Adams
115 S. Wall St., Box 1008, Natchez, MS 39120
(601) 446-6684
http://adamscountyms.net
Incorporated: April 2, 1799
Parent county: Natchez District
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Circuit Court
Death: unknown start, Circuit Court
Land: unknown start, Chancery Court
Probate: unknown start, Chancery Court
Court: unknown start, Chancery Court

Alcorn
Box 112, Corinth, MS 38834
(601) 286-7702
http://alcorncounty.org
Incorporated: April 15, 1870
Parent counties: Tippah, Tishomingo
Divorce records: start in 1913, kept by Chancery Court
Court: 1860, Circuit Court

Amite
243 W. Main St., Liberty, MS 39645
(601) 657-8022
http://www.amitecounty.ms
Incorporated: Feb. 24, 1809
Parent county: Wilkinson
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Circuit Court
Land: 1809, Chancery Court
Probate: 1809, Chancery Court
Court: 1809, Chancery Court

Attala
230 W. Washington St., Kosciusko, MS 39090
(662) 289-2921
http://www.attalacounty.net
Incorporated: Dec. 23, 1833
Parent county: Choctaw Cession
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: unknown start, Chancery Court
Land: unknown start, Chancery Court
Probate: unknown start, Chancery Court

Bainbridge
Incorporated: Jan. 17, 1823
Parent counties: Lawrence, Wayne
Notes: Discontinued Jan. 1, 1824; became Covington County.

Benton
Box 218, Ashland, MS 38603
(662) 224-6300
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~msbenton
Incorporated: Jul. 12, 1870
Parent counties: Marshall, Tippah
Divorce records: start in 1871, kept by Chancery Court
Land: 1871, Chancery Court
Probate: 1871, Chancery Court

Bolivar
401 S. Court St., Cleveland, MS 38732
(601) 846-5877
http://co.bolivar.ms.us
Incorporated: Feb. 9, 1836
Parent county: Choctaw Cession
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Circuit Court in Cleveland
Marriage: 1866, Circuit Court in Rosedale
Divorce: unknown start, Chancery Court in Cleveland
Divorce: unknown start, Chancery Court in Rosedale
Land: unknown start, Chancery Court in Cleveland
Land: unknown start, Chancery Court in Rosedale
Probate: unknown start, Chancery Court in Cleveland
Probate: unknown start, Chancery Court in Rosedale
Court: unknown start, Circuit Court in Cleveland
Court: 1870, Circuit Court in Rosedale
Notes: Chancery and Circuit Clerks Office in both courthouses. Rosedale records go back about 20 years earlier than Cleveland.

Calhoun
Box 8, Pittsboro, MS 38951
(662) 983-3122
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mscalhou
Incorporated: March 8, 1852
Parent counties: Lafayette, Yalobusha
Marriage records: start in 1922, kept by Chancery Court
Divorce: 1922, Chancery Court
Land: 1922, Chancery Court; Abstracts: 1852, Chancery Court
Probate: 1922, Chancery Court
Court: 1922, Chancery Court
Notes: Courthouse burned in 1922.

Carroll
Lexington St., Box 60, Carrollton, MS 38917
(662) 237-9274
http://www.msgen.net/co/carroll/index.html
Incorporated: Dec. 23, 1833
Parent county: Choctaw Cession
Marriage records: start in 1870, kept by County Clerk
Divorce: 1870, County Clerk
Land: 1870, County Clerk
Probate: 1870, County Clerk
Court: 1870, County Clerk

Chickasaw
101 N. Jefferson, Houston, MS 38851
(662) 456-2531
http://chickasawcoms.com
Incorporated: Feb. 9, 1836
Parent county: Choctaw Cession, 1832
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Circuit Court in Houston
Marriage: 1877, Circuit Court in Okolona
Divorce: unknown start, Circuit Court in Houston
Divorce: 1886, Chancery Court in Okolona
Land: unknown start, Circuit Court in Houston
Probate: unknown start, Circuit Court in Houston
Probate: 1886, Chancery Court in Okolona
Court: unknown start, Circuit Court in Houston
Court: unknown start, Circuit Court in Okolona
Notes: Chickasaw County has courthouses in two locations.

Choctaw
112 Quinn St., Box 250, Ackerman, MS 39735
(662) 285-6329
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mschocta
Incorporated: Dec. 23, 1833
Parent county: Chickasaw Cession, 1832
Marriage records: start in 1881, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: 1881, Circuit Court
Land: 1881, Circuit Court
Probate: 1881, Circuit Court
Court: 1881, Circuit Court

Claiborne
Box 449, Port Gibson, MS 39150
(601) 437-4992
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~msclaib2
Incorporated: Jan. 27, 1802
Parent county: Jefferson
Marriage records: start in 1816, kept by Chancery Court
Divorce: 1856, Chancery Court
Probate: 1802, Chancery Court
Court: 1802, Chancery Court

Clarke
Box 689, Quitman, MS 39355
(662) 776-2126
http://genealogytrails.com/miss/clarke
Incorporated: Dec. 10, 1812
Parent county: Washington
Divorce records: start in 1875, kept by Chancery Court
Probate: 1875, Chancery Court

Clay
Box 815, West Point, MS 39773
(662) 494-3124
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~msclay
Incorporate: May 12, 1871
Parent counties: Chickasaw, Lowndes, Monroe, Oktibbeha
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: 1872, Chancery Court
Land: 1872, Chancery Court
Probate: 1872, Chancery Court
Court: unknown start, Circuit Court
Notes: Formerly Colfax County. Name changed to Clay April 10, 1876.

Coahoma
115 First St., Box 98, Clarksdale, MS 38614
(662) 624-3000
http://coahomacounty.net
Incorporated: Feb. 9, 1836
Parent county: Chickasaw Cession, 1836
Marriage records: start in 1848, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: unknown start, Chancery Court
Land: unknown start, Chancery Court
Probate: unknown start, Chancery Court
Court: 1848, Circuit Court
Voter: 1949, Circuit Court

Colfax
Incorporated: May 12, 1871
Parent counties: Chickasaw, Lowndes, Monroe, Oktibbeha
Notes: See Clay County. Name changed to Clay April 10, 1876.

Copiah
Box 507, Hazlehurst, MS 39083
(601) 894-3021
http://copiahcounty.org
Incorporated: Jan. 21, 1823
Parent county: Hinds
Marriage records: start in 1825, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: 1840, Chancery Court
Land: 1825, Chancery Court
Probate: 1825, Chancery Court
Court: unknown start, Circuit Court
Confederate Veterans: unknown start, Chancery Court

Covington
Box 1679, Collins, MS 39428
(601) 765-4242
http://msgw.org/covington
Incorporated: Feb. 5, 1819
Parent counties: Lawrence, Wayne
Marriage records: start in 1900, kept by Chancery Court
Divorce: 1900, Chancery Court
Land: 1860, Chancery Court
Probate: 1900, Chancery Court
Court: 1860, Chancery Court

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De Soto
2535 Hwy. 51 S., Courthouse Sq., Hernando, MS 38632
(662) 429-1317
http://desotoms.com
Incorporated: Feb. 9, 1836
Parent county: Indian lands
Divorce records: unknown start, kept by Chancery Court
Land: unknown start, Chancery Court
Probate: unknown start, Chancery Court

Forrest
641 Main St., Box 951, Hattiesburg, MS 39401
(601) 545-6014
http://forrestcountyms.us
Incorporated: April 19, 1906
Parent county: Perry
Marriage records: start in 1893, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: unknown start, Chancery Court
Land: unknown start, Chancery Court
Probate: unknown start, Chancery Court
Court: 1906, Circuit Court
Military: unknown start, Chancery Court

Franklin
Box 297, Meadville, MS 39653
(601) 384-2330
http://franklincountyms.com
Incorporated: Dec. 21, 1809
Parent county: Adams
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Circuit Court
Land: unknown start, Chancery Court
Probate: unknown start, Chancery Court
Court: unknown start, Chancery Court

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George
320 Cox St., Lucedale, MS 39452
(601) 947-4801
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~msgeorge
Incorporated: March 16, 1910
Parent counties: Greene, Jackson
Marriage: start in 1911, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: 1911, Chancery Court
Land: 1911, Chancery Court
Probate: 1911, Chancery Court
Court: 1911, Circuit Court

Greene
Box 610, Leakesville, MS 39451
(601) 394-2377
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~msgreene
Incorporated: Dec. 9, 1811
Parent counties: Amite, Franklin, Wayne
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Circuit Court
Land: unknown start, Chancery Court
Probate: unknown start, Chancery Court
Court: unknown start, Chancery Court

Grenada
Box 1208, Grenada, MS 38902
(662) 226-1821
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~msgrenad
Incorporated: May 9, 1870
Parent county: unknown start
Marriage records: start in 1870, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: 1870, Circuit Court
Land: 1835, Circuit Court
Probate: 1870, Circuit Court

Hancock
3068 Longfellow, Bay St. Louis, MS 39520
(601) 467-5404
http://hancockcountyms.gov
Incorporated: Dec. 18, 1812
Parent county: Mobile District
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: unknown start, Chancery Court
Land: unknown start, Chancery Court
Probate: unknown start, Chancery Court
Court: unknown start, Circuit Court

Harrison
1801 23rd Ave., Drawer CC, Gulfport, MS 39502
(228) 865-4118
http://co.harrison.ms.us
Incorporated: Feb. 5, 1841
Parent counties: Hancock, Jackson
Marriage records: start in 1841, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: unknown start, Chancery Court
Land: unknown start, Chancery Court
Probate: unknown start, Chancery Court
Court: unknown start, Circuit Court

Hinds
Box 686, Jackson, MS 39205
(601) 968-6237
http://co.hinds.ms.us
Incorporated: Feb. 12, 1821
Parent county: Choctaw Cession, 1820
Marriage records: start in 1823, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: unknown start, Chancery Court
Land: unknown start, Chancery Court
Probate: unknown start, Chancery Court
Court: 1930, Circuit Court

Holmes
Box 239, Lexington, MS 39095
(662) 834-2281
http://holmescountymississippi.com
Incorporated: Feb. 19, 1833
Parent county: Yazoo
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: 1894, Chancery Court
Land: 1833, Chancery Court
Probate: 1833, Chancery Court
Court: unknown start, Circuit Court
Burial: unknown start, Chancery Court

Humphreys
Box 696, Belzoni, MS 39038
(601) 247-1740
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mshumphr
Incorporated: March 28, 1918
Parent counties: Holmes, Washington, Yazoo, Sunflower
Birth: unknown start, kept in Circuit Court
Marriage: unknown start, Circuit Court
Divorce: 1918, Chancery Court
Land: 1918, Chancery Court
Probate: 1918, Chancery Court

Issaquena
129 Court St., Box 27, Mayersville, MS 39113
(662) 873-2761
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~msissaq2
Incorporated: Jan. 23, 1844
Parent county: Washington
Marriage records: start in 1866, kept by Chancery Court
Divorce: 1850, Chancery Court
Land: 1850, Chancery Court
Probate: 1850, Chancery Court
Court: 1850, Chancery Court

Itawamba
Box 577, Fulton, MS 38843
(662) 862-4571
http://itawamba.com
Incorporated: Feb. 9, 1836
Parent county: Chickasaw Cession, 1832
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Chancery Court
Divorce: unknown start, Chancery Court
Land: unknown start, Chancery Court
Probate: unknown start, Chancery Court
Court: unknown start, Chancery Court

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Jackson
3104 Magnolia St., Box 998, Pascagoula, MS 39568
(228) 769-3131
http://www.co.jackson.ms.us
Incorporated: Dec. 18, 1812
Parent county: Mobile District
Marriage records: start in 1875, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: unknown start, Chancery Court
Probate: unknown start, Chancery Court
Justice of the Peace Dockets: 1875, Chancery Court

Jasper
Court St., Box 1047, Bay Springs, MS 39422
(601) 764-3368
http://www.co.jasper.ms.us
Incorporated: Dec. 23, 1833
Parent county: Choctaw Cession, 1832
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: 1906, County Clerk
Probate: 1906, County Clerk
Court: 1906, County Clerk

Jefferson
307 S. Main St., Box 145, Fayette, MS 39069
(601) 786-3021
http://jeffersoncountyms.org
Incorporated: April 2, 1799
Parent county: Natchez District
Marriage records: start in 1798, kept by Chancery Court
Divorce: 1860, Chancery Court
Land: 1798, Chancery Court
Probate: 1798, Chancery Court
Notes: Formerly Pickering County. Name changed to Jefferson Jan. 11, 1802.

Jefferson Davis
1025 Third St., Box 1137, Prentiss, MS 39474
(601) 792-4204
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~msjdavis
Incorporated: March 31, 1906
Parent counties: Covington, Lawrence
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Circuit Court
Land: unknown start, Chancery Court
Probate: unknown start, Circuit Court
Court: unknown start, Chancery Court

Jones
415 N. Fifth Ave., Box 1468, Laurel, MS 39441
(601) 428-0527
http://www.jonescounty.com
Incorporated: Jan. 24, 1826
Parent counties: Covington, Wayne
Marriage records: start in 1882, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: unknown start, Chancery Court at Laurel and Ellisville
Land: unknown start, Chancery Court at Laurel and Ellisville
Court: 1907, Circuit Court

Kemper
102 Industrial Park, De Kalb, MS 39328
(601) 743-2754
http://www.kempercounty.com
Incorporated: Dec. 23, 1833
Parent county: Choctaw Cession, 1832
Marriage records: start in 1912, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: 1912, Chancery Court
Land: 1912, Chancery Court
Probate: 1912, Chancery Court
Court: 1912, Chancery Court

Lafayette
Town Square, Box 1240, Oxford, MS 38655
(662) 234-7563
http://www.lafayettecoms.com
Incorporated: Feb. 9, 1836
Parent county: Chickasaw Cession
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Chancery Court
Divorce: unknown start, Chancery Court
Probate: unknown start, Chancery Court
Court: unknown start, Chancery Court

Lamar
203 Main St., Purvis, MS 39475
(601) 794-8504
http://www.lamarcounty.com
Incorporated: Feb. 19, 1904
Parent county: Marion, Pearl River
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: ca.1900, Chancery Court
Land: ca.1900, Chancery Court
Probate: ca.1900, Chancery Court
Court: unknown start, Justice of the Peace

Lauderdale
500 Constitution Ave., Box 1587, Meridian, MS 39302
(601) 482-9704
http://www.lauderdalecounty.org
Incorporated: Dec. 23, 1833
Parent county: Choctaw Cession
Birth records: unknown start, kept by Department of Health
Marriage: unknown start, Circuit Court
Divorce: unknown start, Chancery Court
Death: unknown start, Dept. of Health
Land: unknown start, Chancery Court
Probate: unknown start, Chancery Court
Court: unknown start Circuit Court

Lawrence
517 E. Broad St., Box 40, Monticello, MS 39654
(601) 587-7162
http://www.mississippigenealogy.com/lawrence
Incorporated: Dec. 22, 1814
Parent county: Marion
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: 1815, Chancery Court
Land: 1815, Chancery Court
Probate: 1815, Chancery Court
Court: unknown start, Circuit Court

Leake
103 N. Pearl, Box 209, Carthage, MS 39051
(601) 267-7371
http://www.leakems.com
Incorporated: Dec. 23, 1833
Parent county: Choctaw Cession
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Chancery Court
Divorce: 1871, Chancery Court
Land: 1833, Chancery Court
Probate: 1840, Chancery Court
Court: unknown start, Chancery Court
Military: 1918, Chancery Court

Lee
200 W. Jefferson St., Box 7127, Tupelo, MS 38802
(662) 841-9100
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mslee
Incorporated: Oct. 26, 1866
Parent counties: Itawamba, Pontotoc
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: unknown start, Chancery Court
Land: unknown start, Chancery Court
Probate: unknown start, Chancery Court
Court: unknown start, Justice Court

Leflore
317 W. Market St., Box 250, Greenwood, MS 38935
(662) 453-1041
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~msleflor
Incorporated: March 15, 1871
Parent counties: Carroll, Sunflower, Tallahatchie
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: 1871, Chancery Court
Land: 1834, Chancery Court
Probate: 1871, Chancery Court
Court: unknown start, Circuit Court

Lincoln
300 S. Second St., Box 555, Brookhaven, MS 39601
(601) 835-3479
http://lincolnmississippi.com
Incorporated: April 7, 1870
Parent counties: Franklin, Lawrence, Copiah, Pike, Amite
Marriage records: start in 1893, kept by Clerk/District Ct.
Divorce: 1893, Chancery Court
Probate: 1893, Chancery Court
Court: 1893, Chancery Court

Lowndes
52100 Second Ave. N., Box 684, Columbus, MS 39703
(662) 329-5800
http://www.lowndescountygov.com
Incorporated: Jan. 30, 1830
Parent county: Monroe
Notes: Department of Archives and History has marriage, divorce, probate, court and land records 1830-1900.

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Madison
Box 404, Canton, MS 39046
(601) 859-1177
http://madison-co.com
Incorporated: Jan. 29, 1828
Parent county: Yazoo
Marriage records: start in 1828, kept by Chancery Court
Divorce: 1828, Chancery Court
Land: 1828, Chancery Court
Probate: 1828, Chancery Court
Court: 1828, Chancery Court

Marion
250 Broad St. Suite 2, Columbia, MS 39429
(601) 736-2691
http://marioncounty-ms.us
Incorporated: Dec. 9, 1811
Parent counties: Amite, Wayne, Franklin
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Chancery Court
Divorce: unknown start, Chancery Court
Land: unknown start, Chancery Court
Probate: unknown start, Chancery Court
Court: unknown start, Chancery Court

Marshall
Box 459, Holly Springs, MS 38635
(662) 252-3434
http://marshallcoms.org
Incorporated: Feb. 9, 1836
Parent county: Chickasaw Cession, 1832
Divorce records: start in 1836, kept by Chancery Court
Land: 1836, Chancery Court
Probate: 1836, Chancery Court

Monroe
201 W. Commerce St., Box 578, Aberdeen, MS 39730
(662) 369-8143
http://monroecountyms.org
Incorporated: Feb. 9, 1821
Parent county: Chickasaw Cession, 1821
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: unknown start, Chancery Court
Land: 1821, Chancery Court
Probate: 1821, Chancery Court
Court: unknown start, Circuit Court

Montgomery
614 Summit St., Box 71, Winona, MS 38967
(662) 283-2333
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~msmontgo
Incorporated: May 13, 1871
Parent counties: Carroll, Choctaw
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: 1871, Chancery Court
Land: 1871, Chancery Court
Probate: 1871, Chancery Court
Court: 1871, Chancery Court

Neshoba
401 E. Beacon St. Suite 107, Philadelphia, MS 39350
(601) 656-3581
http://www.neshoba.org
Incorporated: Dec. 23, 1833
Parent county: Chocktaw Cession, 1830
Marriage records: start in 1912, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: 1890, Chancery Court
Probate: 1890, Chancery Court

Newton
92 W. Broad St., Box 68, Decatur, MS 39327
(601) 635-2367
http://nchgs.org
Incorporated: Feb. 25, 1836
Parent county: Neshoba
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: 1876, Chancery Court
Land: 1876, Chancery Court
Probate: 1876, Chancery Court
Court: 1876, Chancery Court

Noxubee
505 S. Jefferson St., Box 147, Macon, MS 39341
(662) 726-4243
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~msnoxube
Incorporated: Dec. 23, 1833
Parent county: Choctaw Cession, 1830
Marriage records: start in 1834, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: 1834, Chancery Court
Land: 1834, Chancery Court
Probate: 1834, Chancery Court
Court: 1834, Circuit Court

Oktibbeha
101 W. Main St., Starkville, MS 39759
(662) 323-5834
http://www.gtpdd.com/counties/oktibbeha
Incorporated: Dec. 23, 1833
Parent county: Choctaw Cession, 1830
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: 1880, Chancery Court
Land: 1834, Chancery Court
Probate: 1880, Chancery Court
Court: 1880, Chancery Court

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Panola
151 Public Sq., Batesville, MS 38606
(601) 563-6205
http://www.panolacoms.com
Incorporated: Feb. 9, 1836
Parent county: Chickasaw Cession, 1832
Marriage records: start in 1885, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: 1836, Chancery Court
Probate: 1836, Chancery Court
Court: 1836, Circuit Court

Pearl River
200 S. Main St., Box 431, Poplarville, MS 39470
(601) 795-2237
http://pearlrivercounty.net
Incorporated: Feb. 22, 1890
Parent counties: Hancock, Marion
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: 1890, Chancery Court
Probate: 1890, Chancery Court
Court: 1890, Chancery Court

Perry
Box 198, New Augusta, MS 39462-0198
(601) 964-8398
http://www.perrycountyms.com
Incorporated: Feb. 3, 1820
Parent county: Greene
Marriage records: start in 1877, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: 1878, Chancery Court
Land: 1878, Chancery Court
Probate: 1878, Chancery Court
Court: 1878, Chancery Court

Pickering
Incorporated: April 2, 1799
Parent county: Natchez District
Notes: See Jefferson County. Name changed to Jefferson Jan. 11, 1802.

Pike
200 E. Bay St., Box 309, Magnolia, MS 39652
(601) 783-3362
http://co.pike.ms.us
Incorporated: Dec. 9, 1815
Parent county: Marion
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: 1882, Chancery Court
Land: 1882, Chancery Court
Probate: 1882, Chancery Court
Court: 1882, Chancery Court

Pontotoc
11 E. Washington St., Box 209, Pontotoc, MS 38863
(662) 489-3900
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mspontot
Incorporated: Feb. 9, 1836
Parent county: Chickasaw Cession, 1832
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: unknown start, Chancery Court
Land: 1836, Chancery Court
Probate: unknown start, Chancery Court
Court: unknown start, Chancery Court

Prentiss
100 W. Main St., Box 477, Booneville, MS 38829
(662) 728-8151
http://www.msgen.net/co/prentiss/index.html
Incorporated: April 15, 1870
Parent county: Tishomingo
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: 1870, Chancery Court
Land: 1836, Chancery Court
Probate: 1870, Chancery Court
Court: 1870, Chancery Court

Quitman
Box 100, Marks, MS 38646
(662) 326-2661
http://msghn.org
Incorporated: Feb. 1, 1877
Parent counties: Panola, Coahoma, Tunica, Tallahatchie
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: 1877, Chancery Court
Probate: 1877, Chancery Court
Court: unknown start, Circuit Court

Rankin
301 E. Government St., Brandon, MS 39042
(601) 825-2217
http://rankincounty.org
Incorporated: Feb. 4, 1828
Parent county: Hinds
Divorce records: start in 1829, kept by Chancery Court
Land: 1829, Chancery Court
Probate: 1829, Chancery Court

Scott
100 E. Main St., Box 630, Forest, MS 39074
(601) 469-1922
http://msgen.net/co/scott
Incorporated: Dec. 23, 1833
Parent county: Choctaw Cession, 1832
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: 1900, Chancery Court
Land: 1835, Chancery Court
Probate: 1835, Chancery Court
Court: 1900, Chancery Court
Cemetery: unknown start, Chancery Court
Notes: Clerk of Chancery Court has old church records.

Sharkey
400 Locust St., Box 218, Rolling Fork, MS 39159
(662) 873-2755
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mssharke
Incorporated: March 29, 1876
Parent counties: Warren, Washington, Issaquena
Marriage records: start in 1876, kept by Circuit Court
Land: 1876, Chancery Court
Probate: 1876, Chancery Court
Court: 1876, Chancery Court

Simpson
109 W. Pine Ave., Box 367, Mendenhall, MS 39114
(601) 847-2626
http://msgen.net/co/simpson/index.html
Incorporated: Jan. 23, 1824
Parent county: Choctaw Cession, 1820
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: 1880, Chancery Court
Court: unknown start, Circuit Court
Notes: Clerk of Chancery Court has some land and probate records.

Smith
123 Main St., Box 39, Raleigh, MS 39153
(601) 782-9811
http://www.smithcounty.ms.gov
Incorporated: Dec. 23, 1833
Parent county: Choctaw Cession, 1820
Marriage records: start in 1912, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: 1892, Chancery Court
Land: 1892, Chancery Court
Probate: 1892, Chancery Court
Court: unknown start, Circuit Court
Military: 1892, Chancery Court

Stone
Box 7, Wiggins, MS 39577
(601) 928-5266
http://www.stonecounty.com
Incorporated: April 3, 1916
Parent county: Harrison
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: 1916, Chancery Court
Land: 1916, Chancery Court
Probate: 1916, Chancery Court
Court: unknown start, Circuit Court
Military: 1916, Chancery Court

Sumner
Incorporated: April 6, 1874
Parent counties: Montgomery, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Okitbbeha
Notes: See Webster County. Name changed to Webster Jan. 30, 1882.

Sunflower
200 Main St., Box 988, Indianola, MS 38751
(662) 887-4703
http://msgen.net/co/sunflower/index.html
Incorporated: Feb. 15, 1844
Parent counties: Bolivar, Washington
Marriage records: start in 1871, kept by Chancery Court
Divorce: 1871, Chancery Court
Land: 1871, Chancery Court
Probate: 1871, Chancery Court
Court: 1871, Chancery Court

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Tallahatchie
1 Court Sq., Box Drawer 350, Charleston, MS 38921
(662) 647-5551
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mstallah
Incorporated: Dec. 23, 1833
Parent county: Choctaw Cession, 1820
Marriage records: start in 1909, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: 1909, Chancery Court
Land: 1858, Chancery Court
Probate: 1909, Chancery Court

Tate
201 Ward St., Senatobia, MS 38668
(662) 647-5661
http://msghn.org
Incorporated: April 15, 1873
Parent counties: Marshall, Tunica, DeSoto
Marriage records: start in 1873, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: 1873, Chancery Court
Land: 1873, Chancery Court
Probate: 1873, Chancery Court
Court: 1873, Chancery Court

Tippah
Box 99, Ripley, MS 38663
(662) 837-7374
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mstippah
Incorporated: Feb. 9, 1836
Parent county: Chickasaw Cession, 1832
Notes: Courthouse burned in 1864. Clerk of Chancery Court or Clerk of Circuit Court has divorce, probate and court records from 1856 and marriage records from 1858.

Tishomingo
1008 Battleground Dr., Iuka, MS 38852
(662) 423-7010
http://tishomingo.org
Incorporated: Feb. 9, 1836
Parent county: Chickasaw Cession, 1832
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: unknown start, Chancery Court
Land: unknown start, Chancery Court
Probate: unknown start, Chancery Court
Court: unknown start, Chancery Court

Tunica
Box 217, Tunica, MS 38676
(662) 363-2451
http://tunicacounty.com
Incorporated: Feb. 9, 1836
Parent county: Chickasaw Cession, 1832
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: unknown start, Chancery Court
Land: unknown start, Chancery Court
Probate: unknown start, Chancery Court
Court: unknown start, Chancery Court

Union
109 Main St., Box 847, New Albany, MS 38652
(662) 534-1900
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~msunion
Incorporated: Jul. 7, 1870
Parent counties: Pontotoc, Tippah
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: unknown start, Chancery Court
Probate: unknown start, Chancery Court
Court: unknown start, Chancery Court

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Walthall
Box 351, Tylertown, MS 39667
(601) 876-3553
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mswaltha/waltmain.html
Incorporated: March 16, 1910
Parent counties: Marion, Pike
Marriage records: start in 1914, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: 1914, Chancery Court
Land: 1914, Chancery Court
Probate: 1914, Chancery Court
Court: 1914, Chancery Court

Warren
1009 Cherry St., Box 351, Vicksburg, MS 39181
(601) 636-4415
http://co.warren.ms.us
Incorporated: Dec. 22, 1809
Parent county: Natchez District
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: unknown start, Chancery Court
Land: unknown start, Chancery Court
Probate: unknown start, Chancery Court
Court: unknown start Chancery Court

Washington
900 Washington Ave., Box 309, Greenville, MS 38702
(662) 332-1595
http://co.washington.ms.us
Incorporated: Jan. 29, 1827
Parent counties: Warren, Yazoo
Marriage records: start in 1858, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: 1856, Chancery Court
Land: 1831, Chancery Court
Probate: 1831, Chancery Court
Court: 1890, Circuit Court

Washington, old
Incorporated: Jun. 4, 1800
Parent county: Unorganized Territory
Notes: Now in Alabama

Wayne
609 Azalea Dr., Waynesboro, MS 39367
(601) 735-2873
http://wayne.msgen.info
Incorporated: Dec. 21, 1809
Parent county: Washington, old
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Chancery Court
Divorce: unknown start, Chancery Court
Land: unknown start, Chancery Court
Probate: unknown start, Chancery Court
Court: unknown start, Chancery Court
Burial: unknown start, Chancery Court

Webster
Hwy. 9 N., Box 398, Walthall, MS 39771
(662) 258-4131
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mswebst1
Incorporated: April 6, 1874
Parent counties: Montgomery, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Oktibbeha
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Circuit Court
Divorce: ca. 1800, Chancery Court
Land: ca. 1800, Chancery Court
Probate: ca. 1800, Chancery Court
Court: unknown start, Circuit Court
Notes: Formerly Sumner County. Name changed to Webster Jan. 30, 1882.

Wilkinson
Box 516, Woodville, MS 39669
(601) 888-4381
http://msgen.net/co/wilkinson
Incorporated: Jan. 30, 1802
Parent county: Adams
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Chancery Court
Divorce: unknown start, Chancery Court
Land: unknown start, Chancery Court
Probate: unknown start, Chancery Court
Court: unknown start, Chancery Court

Winston
115 S. Court Ave., County Courthouse, Box Drawer 69, Louisville, MS 39339
(662) 773-3631
http://winstoncounty.com
Incorporated: Dec. 23, 1833
Parent county: Choctaw Cession, 1830
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Circuit Court
Land: 1834, Chancery Court
Probate: 1834, Chancery Court
Court: 1834, Chancery Court

Yalobusha
Box 664, Water Valley, MS 38965
(662) 473-2091
http://msgen.net/co/yalobusha
Incorporated: Dec. 23, 1833
Parent county: Choctaw Cession, 1830
Marriage records: unknown start, kept by Circuit Court in Coffeyville
Divorce: unknown start, Chancery Court in Coffeyville
Land: unknown start, Chancery Court in Coffeyville
Probate: unknown start, Chancery Court in Coffeyville
Court: unknown start Chancery Court in Coffeyville
Divorce: unknown start, Chancery Court in Water Valley
Land: unknown start, Chancery Court in Water Valley
Probate: unknown start, Chancery Court in Water Valley
Court: unknown start, Chancery Court in Water Valley
Notes: Note records are found in two areas.

Yazoo
332 N. Main St., Yazoo City, MS 39194
(601) 746-2213
http://yazoo.org
Incorporated: Jan. 21, 1823
Parent county: Hinds
Marriage records: start in 1845, kept by Chancery Court
Divorce: 1823, Chancery Court
Land: 1823, Chancery Court
Probate: 1823, Chancery Court
Court: 1823, Chancery Court
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