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When was Rankin County, MS Created?
Rankin County was established on February 4, 1828 from Hinds County. Currently the county was named in honor of Christopher Rankin, U.S. Representative from Mississippi .
What cities and towns are in Rankin County, MS?
Cities and towns located in the County include Brandon, Flowood, Jackson , Pearl, Richland, Florence, Pelahatchie, Puckett.
Where can find Rankin County, MS Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Rankin 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.
Rankin 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 Rankin 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 Rankin County, MS census records are available?
Rankin County census records consists of Federal Census Schedules to guide in finding out about your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Rankin Co. Slave Schedules is available for 1850 & 1860. Rankin Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Rankin Co. Industry and Agriculture is available for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Rankin 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 Rankin County Courthouse?
The below specifics denotes whatever birth, death, marriage, property, probate, and legal records are typically in Rankin 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 Rankin County, MS?
A list of Rankin County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives.
Where can I connect with other Rankin County, MS Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Rankin County, MS?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Rankin 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.