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Walthall County, Mississippi Facts

Walthall County

When was Walthall County, MS Created?
Walthall County was established on March 16, 1914 from Marion County and Pike County. Currently the county was named in honor of Edward Walthall, U.S. Senator from Mississippi .

What is the County Seat of Walthall County, MS?
The County Seat is located in Tylertown additionally, the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Walthall County, MS?
Bordering Counties are Lawrence County (north), Marion County (east), Washington Parish , LA (south), Pike County (west) and Lincoln County (northwest) .

What cities and towns are in Walthall County, MS?
Cities and towns located in the County include Tylertown.

Walthall County, MS Vital Records

Where can find Walthall County, MS Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Walthall 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.

Certified marriages may also be obtained from the Circuit Clerk Court. Certified divorce decrees may also be obtained from the Chancery Clerk Court.

Walthall 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 Walthall County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Mississippi Birth CertificateMarriage CertificateDeath Certificate Application to mail.

Walthall County, MS Census Records

What Walthall County, MS census records are available?
Walthall County census records consists of Federal Census Schedules to guide in finding out about your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1920, 1930, 1940. You will discover free down loadable and printable census forms to aid with your research.

Walthall County, MS Courthouse and Government Records

Walthall County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Walthall County Courthouse?
The below specifics denotes whatever birth, death, marriage, property, probate, and legal records are typically in Walthall County. The dates suggested listed below are the first widely known documents with this county.

  • Walthall County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 200 Ball Ave, Tylertown, MS 39667
  • Walthall County Chancery Court Clerk record all documents (warranty deeds, deed of trusts, military discharges, etc) to be in Public Land Records and create and maintain indexes for the documents filed in the land records, such as sectional indexes, direct/reverse indexes, etc. Maintain the Court dockets and file all records of the Court. Record and preserve court minute books. Submit divorce and other statistics to the Mississippi Department of Vital Records
    • Phone: 601-876-3553
    • Land Records: 1913
    • Probate Records: 1913
    • Divorce Records: see Clerk
  • Walthall County Clerk of Circuit Court include Receiving and fileing all law suits, indictments, motions and other related papers in all Civil and Criminal Cases filed in the Circuit or County Courts. Keeps a record of all Judgments and Executions, Issues marriage licenses and keeps records of marriages.
    • Phone: 601-876-5677
    • Marriage Records: 1914 
    • Court Records: 1913
  • Walthall County Tax Assessor / Collector maintain original tax records, both real and personal.

Walthall County, MS Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Walthall County, MS?
A list of Walthall County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives.

Where can I connect with other Walthall County, MS Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Walthall County, MS?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Walthall 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.

Walthall Co. MS Books, Newspapers & Publications

Walthall Co. MS Cemetery & Church Records

Walthall Co. MS Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Walthall Co. MS General and History Websites

Walthall Co. MS Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Walthall Co. MS Military Records

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