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Yalobusha County

When was Yalobusha County, MS Created?
Yalobusha County was established on December 23, 1833 from Monroe County, Washington County and Yazoo County. Currently the county was named for the Native American for "tadpole place" .

What is the County Seat of Yalobusha County, MS?
The County Seat is located in Water Valley & Coffeeville additionally, the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Yalobusha County, MS?
Bordering Counties are Lafayette County (northeast), Calhoun County (east), Grenada County (south), Tallahatchie County (west) and Panola County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Yalobusha County, MS?
Cities and towns located in the County include Water Valley, Coffeeville, Oakland, Tillatoba.

Yalobusha County, MS Vital Records

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

Yalobusha 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 Yalobusha 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.

Yalobusha County, MS Census Records

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

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

Yalobusha County, MS Courthouse and Government Records

Yalobusha County Courthouse in Coffeeville

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

Panola County Courthouse in Water Valley
  • Yalobusha County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 201 Blackmur Dr, Water Valley, MS 38965
  • Yalobusha 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: 662-473-2091
    • Land Records: 1834
    • Probate Records: 1834
    • Divorce Records: see Clerk
  • Yalobusha 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: 662-473-1341
    • Marriage Records: 1847 
    • Court Records: 1834
  • Yalobusha County Tax Assessor / Collector maintain original tax records, both real and personal.

Yalobusha County, MS Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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