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Calhoun County, Mississippi
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Calhoun County, Mississippi Facts

When was Calhoun County, MS Created?
Calhoun County was established on March 8, 1852 from LaFayette CountyYalobusha County and Chickasaw County.

What is the County Seat of Calhoun County, MS?
The County Seat is located in Pittsboro additionally, the county government website is unknown

What counties are adjacent to Calhoun County, MS?
Bordering Counties are LaFayette CountyPontotoc CountyChickasaw CountyWebster CountyGrenada County and Yalobusha County.

Calhoun County, MS Vital Records

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

Calhoun 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 Calhoun 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.

Calhoun County, MS Census Records

What Calhoun County, MS census records are available?
Calhoun County census records consists of Federal Census Schedules to guide in finding out about your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Calhoun County, MS Courthouse and Government Records

Calhoun County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Calhoun County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Calhoun County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Mississippi courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Mississippi residents.

The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Calhoun County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also Mississippi Corthouse Records Research Guide.

Calhoun County, MS Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

What other genealogical resources are available in Calhoun County, MS?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Calhoun 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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Calhoun Co. MS Cemetery & Church Records

Calhoun Co. MS Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Calhoun Co. MS General and History Websites

Calhoun Co. MS Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Calhoun Co. MS Military Records