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When was Lamar County, MS Created?
Lamar County was established on March 13, 1904 from Marion County and Pearl River County. Currently the county was named in honor of Lucius Q. C. Lamar, U.S. Senator from Mississippi and U.S. Secretary of Interior.
What counties are adjacent to Lamar County, MS?
Bordering Counties are Covington County (north), Forrest County (east), Pearl River County (south), Marion County (west) and Jefferson Davis County (northwest).
What cities and towns are in Lamar County, MS?
Cities and towns located in the County include Hattiesburg , Lumberton, Purvis, Sumrall.
Where can find Lamar County, MS Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Lamar 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.
Lamar 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 Lamar 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 Lamar County, MS census records are available?
Lamar County census records consists of Federal Census Schedules to guide in finding out about your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940. You will discover free down loadable and printable census forms to aid with your research.
What genealogical records can I find in the Lamar County Courthouse?
The below specifics denotes whatever birth, death, marriage, property, probate, and legal records are typically in Lamar 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 Lamar County, MS?
A list of Lamar County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives.
Where can I connect with other Lamar County, MS Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Lamar County, MS?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Lamar 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.