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Carroll County, Mississippi
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Carroll County, Mississippi Facts

When was Carroll County, MS Created?
Carroll County was established on December 23, 1833 from Lowndes CountyMonroe CountyWashington County and Yazoo  County (In 1870, large portions were used to form Leflore CountyGrenada County, and Montgomery County).

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

What counties are adjacent to Carroll County, MS?
Bordering Counties are Grenada CountyMontgomery CountyAttala CountyHolmes County and Leflore County.

Carroll County, MS Vital Records

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

Carroll 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 Carroll 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.

Carroll County, MS Census Records

What Carroll County, MS census records are available?
Carroll County census records consists of Federal Census Schedules to guide in finding out about your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 18401850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Carroll County, MS Courthouse and Government Records

Carroll County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Carroll County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Carroll 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 Carroll 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.

Carroll County, MS Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Carroll Co. MS Books, Newspapers & Publications

Carroll Co. MS Cemetery & Church Records

Carroll Co. MS Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Carroll Co. MS General and History Websites

Carroll Co. MS Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Carroll Co. MS Military Records