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When was Copiah County, MS Created?
Copiah County was established on October 18, 1820 from Hinds County and Franklin County. Currently the county was named derives from Native American word meaning "calling panther".
What counties are adjacent to Copiah County, MS?
Bordering Counties are Hinds County (north), Simpson County (east), Lawrence County (southeast), Lincoln County (south), Jefferson County (southwest) and Claiborne County (west).
What cities and towns are in Copiah County, MS?
Cities and towns located in the County include Crystal Springs, Hazlehurst, Georgetown, Wesson, Beauregard.
Where can find Copiah County, MS Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Copiah County vital records can be found at the Mississippi Department of Health which has copies of birth and death records after 1912, Marriage and a Divorce records since 1926. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Mississippi for current fees and application process.
Copiah County Health Department has birth and death records from November 1, 1912. You may go to any county health department in the State of Mississippi to obtain a certificates can be issued while you wait.
You can search online for Copiah County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Mississippi Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Death Certificate Application to mail.
What Copiah County, MS census records are available?
Copiah County census records consists of Federal Census Schedules to guide in finding out about your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Copiah Co. Slave Schedules is available for 1850 & 1860. Copiah Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Copiah Co. Industry and Agriculture is available for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Copiah Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. You will discover free down loadable and printable census forms to aid with your research.
What genealogical records can I find in the Copiah County Courthouse?
The below specifics denotes whatever birth, death, marriage, property, probate, and legal records are typically in Copiah County. The dates suggested listed below are the first widely known documents with this county.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Copiah County, MS?
A list of Copiah County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives.
Where can I connect with other Copiah County, MS Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Copiah County, MS?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Copiah County. Many of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business oriented Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some require a fee. This is basically a list that has been collected or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another.