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Grenada County, Mississippi
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Grenada County, Mississippi Facts

When was Grenada County, MS Created?
Grenada County was established on May 9, 1870 from Carroll CountyYalobuska CountyChoctaw County and Tallahatchie County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Grenada County, MS?
Bordering Counties are Yalobusha CountyCalhoun CountyWebster County (east-southeast), Montgomery CountyCarroll CountyLeflore County and Tallahatchie County .

Grenada County, MS Vital Records

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

Grenada 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 Grenada 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.

Grenada County, MS Census Records

What Grenada County, MS census records are available?
Grenada County census records consists of Federal Census Schedules to guide in finding out about your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 18701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Grenada County, MS Courthouse and Government Records

Grenada County Courthouse

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

Grenada County, MS Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Grenada Co. MS Books, Newspapers & Publications

Grenada Co. MS Cemetery & Church Records

Grenada Co. MS Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Grenada Co. MS General and History Websites

Grenada Co. MS Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Grenada Co. MS Military Records