Attala County, Mississippi
History & Facts
Attala County, Mississippi Facts
When was Attala County, MS Created?
Attala County was established on December 23, 1833 from Madison County (Choctaw Cession of 1830).
Attala County, MS Vital Records
Where can find Attala County, MS Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Attala 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.
Attala 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 Attala 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.
Attala County, MS Census Records
What Attala County, MS census records are available?
Attala 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.
Attala Co. Slave Schedules is available for 1850 & 1860. Attala Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Attala Co. Industry and Agriculture is available for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Attala Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. You will discover free down loadable and printable census forms to aid with your research.
Attala County, MS Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Attala County Courthouse?
The below specifics denotes whatever birth, death, marriage, property, probate, and legal records are typically in Attala County.
- Attala County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 230 W. Washington Street, Kosciusko, MS 39090
- Attala County Chancery Court Clerk
- Phone: 662-289-2921
- Land Records: 1858
- Probate Records: 1858
- Divorce Records: see Clerk
- Attala County Clerk of Circuit Court
- Phone: 662-289-1471
- Marriage Records: 1892
- Court Records: 1858
- Mississippi Court Records Research Guide
- Mississippi Court Records, 1799-1835
- Mississippi County Court Records
- Mississippi, State Archives, Various Records, 1820-1951
- Spanish and British Land Grants in Mississippi Territory, 1750-1784
- Land Claims in Mississippi Territory, 1789-1834
- BLM Land Records
Attala County, MS Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Attala County, MS?
A list of Attala County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives.
- Attala Historical Society, Mary Ricks Thornton Cultural Center, P. O. Box 127, Kosciusko, MS 39090
- Attala County Library, 328 Goodman Street, Kosciusko MS 39090
- USGenWeb Archives for Attala County (usgwarchives.net)
- Mississippi Department of Archives and History, North Street, Jackson, MS 39201; Ph. (601) 576-6850,200
- Mississippi Historical Society, PO Box 571, Jackson, MS 39205-0571
- Mississippi Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 5301, Jackson, MS 39216
- Mississippi Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies Guide
Where can I connect with other Attala County, MS Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Mississippi Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Mississippi State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Attala County, Mississippi Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Attala County
- Attala County, Mississippi Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Attala County, MS?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Attala 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.