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Leflore County, Mississippi
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Leflore County, Mississippi Facts

When was Leflore County, MS Created?
Leflore County was established on March 15, 1871 from Sunflower CountyCarroll County and Tallahatchie County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Leflore County, MS?
Bordering Counties are Tallahatchie CountyGrenada CountyCarroll CountyHolmes CountyHumphreys County and Sunflower County.

Leflore County, MS Vital Records

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

Leflore 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 Leflore 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.

Leflore County, MS Census Records

What Leflore County, MS census records are available?
Leflore County census records consists of Federal Census Schedules to guide in finding out about your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Leflore County, MS Courthouse and Government Records

Alcorn County Courthouse

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

Leflore County, MS Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Leflore Co. MS Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

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Leflore Co. MS Military Records