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When was Pearl River County, MS Created?
Pearl River County was established on February 22, 1890 from Hancock County and Marion County. Currently the county was named for the Pearl River which forms its western boundary and separates it from Louisiana.
What counties are adjacent to Pearl River County, MS?
Bordering Counties are Lamar County (north), Forrest County (northeast), Stone County (east), Hancock County (south), St. Tammany Parish , Louisiana (southwest), Washington Parish, Louisiana (west) and Marion County (northwest).
What cities and towns are in Pearl River County, MS?
Cities and towns located in the County include Lumberton, Picayune, Poplarville.
Where can find Pearl River County, MS Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Pearl River 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.
Pearl River 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 Pearl River 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 Pearl River County, MS census records are available?
Pearl River County census records consists of Federal Census Schedules to guide in finding out about your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
What genealogical records can I find in the Pearl River County Courthouse?
The below specifics denotes whatever birth, death, marriage, property, probate, and legal records are typically in Pearl River 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 Pearl River County, MS?
A list of Pearl River County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives.
Where can I connect with other Pearl River County, MS Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Pearl River County, MS?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Pearl River 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.