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Warren County, Mississippi Facts

Warren County

When was Warren County, MS Created?
Warren County was established on December 22, 1809 from Claiborne County. Currently the county was named in honor of Joseph Warren, Revolutionary War general .

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

What counties are adjacent to Warren County, MS?
Bordering Counties are Issaquena County (north), Yazoo County (northeast), Hinds County (east), Claiborne County (south), Tensas Parish , Louisiana (southwest) and Madison Parish , Louisiana (west).

What cities and towns are in Warren County, MS?
Cities and towns located in the County include Vicksburg.

Warren County, MS Vital Records

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

Warren 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 Warren 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.

Warren County, MS Census Records

What Warren County, MS census records are available?
Warren County census records consists of Federal Census Schedules to guide in finding out about your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Warren Co. Slave Schedules is available for 1850 & 1860. Warren Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Warren Co. Industry and Agriculture is available for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Warren Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. You will discover free down loadable and printable census forms to aid with your research.

Warren County, MS Courthouse and Government Records

Warren County Courthouse

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

  • Warren County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 1009 Cherry Street, Vicksburg, Mississippi 39183-2539
  • Warren 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) 636-4415
    • Land Records: 1810
    • Probate Records: 1810
    • Divorce Records: see Clerk
  • Warren 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) 636-3961
    • Marriage Records: 1846 
    • Court Records: 1810
  • Warren County Tax Assessor / Collector maintain original tax records, both real and personal.

Warren County, MS Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

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